Privacy policy

SmartFarming potato app – last updated February 2019

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application SmartFarming Potato India (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by SmartFarming. The SmartFarming app provides farmers with agricultural support, advices and information about sustainable potato production in India. The app is completely available in the languages; Marathi, Kannada and English.

User Provided Information

The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is required for using the app. Without registration we are not able to provide you with the right information.

When you register with us and use the Application, you generally provide (a) your name, date of birth and other registration information; (b) information you provide us when you contact us for help; (c) information you enter into our system when using the Application, such as contact information and farm management information.

We may also use the information you provided us to contact your from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, and information about the way you use the Application. Further permissions are asked for accessing device storage and the device location.

This Application does not automatically collect precise information about the location of your mobile device. The estimated location is only used at the moment of registration or updating the profile.

Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve the Application and our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

Third parties

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
  • with staff of the company/organization we are hired by to develop this Application.
  • if SmartFarming is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

Opt-out rights

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

You can also revoke your permission for all data collection in the app. It will not be possible to keep using the app in the same way if the permission is revoked.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at privacy@smartfarmingtech.com and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

If you wish to correct, add, remove or screen your personal data, you may send another request thereto. SmartFarming shall respond within 4 weeks to such a request. If SmartFarming decides to deny your request, it shall inform you on the grounds of this decision.

Hyperlinks

The Application may contain hyperlinks which take you away from the Application environment and to the website or application of a third party. SmartFarming has no authority over the services and/or websites of third parties to which is linked. It therefore may be the case that for the use of those services and/or websites of third parties another privacy statement is applicable. This Privacy Policy is exclusively applicable to the personal data that is obtained trough the Application of SmartFarming. SmartFarming does not accept any responsibility or liability for the (use and/or content of the) services and/or websites of third parties.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and informing you via a message in the app. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information.

Disclaimer

All the information in this Application is the best of our knowledge. The information is gathered from sources we trust and/or based on field experiments. With the information and advices, we believe good yields could be obtained. However, we give NO guarantee good yields will be realized with the information and advices in the Application. This is dependent on factors we cannot control. SmartFarming or any person related to SmartFarming cannot be hold responsible for results of following the advices and information provided through this Application or provided in any other form.

We advise to do experiments with the advices and information provided on small plots of your land first before applying them on a large scale.

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided by this Application, SmartFarming assumes no responsibility. Therefore, your use of the Application is at your own risk. The Application, including all contents, and functions made available on or accessible through the Application, is provided “as is” and “as available”.

In no event, including but not limited to SmartFarming’s negligence, shall SmartFarming or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates or related entities be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, punitive, special or incidental damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of yield, revenue, data and information) resulting from, arising out of or in connection with (a) the use of, (b) the inability to use, or (c) errors or omissions in the content or the functions of the Applications, even if SmartFarming has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Although information provided by this Application has been carefully checked for accuracy, no guarantee is given to the completeness and correctness of the contents. The product introduction, prices or other marketing and promotional information does not constitute an offer for purchase.

Feedback and suggestions

It is possible to provide us with feedback and own suggestions for problems you face in your field or while using the Application. SmartFarming is in no way required to use the feedback and/or provided feedback and suggestions.

By providing feedback and/or suggestions to SmartFarming you are giving SmartFarming the right to publish and use the feedback and/or suggestions in their Applications or in any other way.

By providing feedback and/or suggestions to SmartFarming in text, photos, videos or any other form you give SmartFarming a royalty free, unlimited, worldwide, sub-licensable, perpetual license to use the provided in connection with the Application and for statistical, marketing and/or promotional purposes.

Copyrights

SmartFarming holds all the copyrights of the texts, photos, illustrations, videos used in the Application unless stated differently. In case you wish to use any of this form of information you can contact SmartFarming for permission of use by e-mail at privacy@smartfarmingtech.com.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at privacy@smartfarmingtech.com