DATA PROTECTION POLICY
Agricultural sector challenges, from changing environment and climate to the need for more sustainable food industry and empowering rural people, can be faced using technology and data analytics.
VERIFIK8 as a “smart farming” technology who provide farmers, corporations and farm offices with actionable information on their crops so they can use such information to improve the quantity and quality of food production in a certain area, participate directly in this renewal.
Recognizing that big data and intelligence artificial will bring significant benefits to users and society VERIFIK8 takes into account the arising challenges in terms of respect of rights to privacy and data protection and the necessity to balance technological progress with ethical and human rights considerations;
VERIFIK8 is committed to protect your privacy and the privacy of your personal information in accordance with relevant laws.
While providing a tool for accessible and reliable data through the supply chain, VERIFIK8 wants to ensure that the agri-food chain brings benefits for all and to protect everyone’s right for Privacy of their personal information.
➤Privacy Compliance starts with answering those questions:
🔺Be aware of the Data we collect:
Agricultural Operator Data: This type of data is Non Personal Information. You cannot be identified from this information. (Production data in agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries who is not assigned to a specific identifiable individual).
Most of the data we collect is mainly based on the processing of non-personal data.
Account and profile information: When you log to the applications your actions are time-stamped, logged, and associated to a specific user ID and IP address.
Personal information:: Contact information (e.g., email address, postal address, telephone), Workers information (place of work, salary, working hours), Social information (gender, age).
Agricultural Operator Data who can be assigned to a specific identifiable individual: data of animals directly might refer to their livestock owner; crops data might relate to farmers’ personal informations.
🔺Where is your Personal Data transferred and stored?
Data is stored in our servers localised in Europe
Data may be transferred to technology providers through a cloud-based system.
🔺Principles for processing personal data:
Lawful and Faithful
Verifik8 processes lawfully, fairly and in transparence manner and your are made aware of the uses of your information.
Restriction to a specific purpose
The personal information we collect is for and limited to our legitimate business interests, which include the following purposes:
-Providing you with a farm solution management about your production and compliance with environmental and social standards.
-Facilitating agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries and food industry compliance and sustainability
-Monitoring your progress
Accuracy; up-to-dateness of data
Personal data on file must be correct, complete, and – if necessary – kept up to date
Data can be processed following consent by the data subject.
The declaration of consent must be obtained in writing or electronically.
Data Minimization, retention and deletion
We apply a general rule of keeping personal information only for as long as required to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected.
Personal data that is no longer needed after the expiration of legal or business process-related periods must be deleted.
Confidentiality and security
VERIFIK8 ensures that appropriate technical and organisational measures are in place to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, including inter alia as appropriate.
🔺Know Your rights
You are in control of the Personal Data that's collected and with whom it is shared.
Right of access:
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not Personal Data relating to you are being processed.
Right to rectification and erasure:
You may directly require from us that the data we hold be corrected (if wrong), completed or clarified (if incomplete or equivocal), or erased (if this information could not legally be collected).
Right to object:
You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data for advertising purposes or for commercial purposes simply by contacting us to firstname.lastname@example.org
➤Which Third Parties have access to your personal information?
We may share your information with third party service providers who use this information to perform services for us.
When sharing your information with third parties, we want to let you know they are prohibited from using your data for any other purpose than delivering solely the services that VERIFIK8 has retained them to provide.
Furthermore, third parties will only have access to anonymized and aggregated data and are bound by confidentiality agreements.
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