Effective date: 28 August 2019
Farms Initiative (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.farms-initiative.com/ website (hereinafter referred to as the Website).
The http://www.farmsinitiative.com/ website is operated by the Farms Initiative.
Personal Data is information that relates to an identified or identifiable living individual.
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated bythe use of the Website or from the Website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject (or User)
Data Subject is any living individual who is using the Websiteand is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve the Website.
Types of Data Collected
The information we collect on or through the Website may include: (1) information that you provide to us by filling in forms on our Website (this includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, posting material, or requesting information, or reporting a problem with our Website), as well as records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us; and (2) information we collect through automatic data collection technologies.
Information You Provide to Us
While using the Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, ortransmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including, but not limited to the following:
We may also collect information on how the Website is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of the Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may includean anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve andanalyse the Website.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicatewhen a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not acceptcookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the Website.
Examples of Cookies we use:
We use Session Cookies to operate the Website.
We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
Farms Initiative uses the collected data for various purposes:
To provide and maintain the Website.
To notify you about changes to the Website.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of the Website when you choose to do so.
To provide customer support.
To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Website.
To monitor the usage of the Website.
To detect, prevent and address technical issues.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Farms Initiative may process your Personal Data because:
We need to perform a contract with you.
You have given us permission to do so.
To comply with the law.
Retention of Data
Farms Initiative will also retain Usage Data for internal analysispurposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provideinformation to us, please note that we transfer the data, includingPersonal Data, to United States and process it there.
We use generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies — Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) — for the secure transfer of personal and financial data and to protect against unauthorized access to our servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence.
Disclosure of Data
Farms Initiative may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Comply with a legal obligation, process or request.
Enforce our terms and conditions and other agreements, including investigation of any potential violation thereof.
Detect, prevent or otherwise address security, fraud or technical issues.
Protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users, a third party or the public as required or permitted by law (exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us but remember thatno method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your Data Protection Rights under the General DataProtection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Farms Initiative aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or delete the information we haveon you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have yourinformation rectified if that information is inaccurate orincomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Farms Initiative relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity beforeresponding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals tofacilitate the Website (“Service Providers”), provide the Website on our behalf, perform Website-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Website is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Website.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of the Website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, pleasevisit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for thecontent, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
The Website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child hasprovided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we becomeaware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
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