Last updated [September 15, 2021]
We, The Cropper Foundation (TCF), The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (NAMDEVCO) built the FARMVUE app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by TCF, IICA and NAMDEVCO at no cost and is intended for use as is.
COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
Demographic and other personally identifiable information (such as your name and email address) that you voluntarily give to us when registering for the Application. If you choose to share this data about yourself on the Application, please be advised that all data you disclose is not publicly shared and your data will not be accessible to anyone who accesses the Application.
Financial information, such as data related to your business (farm) sales, costs of production and profitability that we collect when you enter such data on the Application is stored on our servers and only accessible to The Cropper Foundation (TCF), The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (NAMDEVCO). This information will not be accessible to others users of the Application, nor the public in general. This information will not be shared without the written consent of the user.
We may request access or permission to and track location-based information from your mobile device, either continuously or while you are using the Application, to provide location-based services. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.
Mobile Device Access
We may request access or permission to certain features from your mobile device, including your mobile device’s file storage, camera, microphone, GPS sensors and other features. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.
Mobile Device Data
Device information such as your mobile device GPS location data.
We may request to send you notifications of events and technical information. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn them off in your device’s settings.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Application to:
- Alert you of upcoming relevant training and events.
- Compile statistical data and analysis for use internally by IICA, TCF, NAMDEVCO for tracking the demographics of users.
- Create and manage your account.
- Email you regarding your account.
- Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Application more personalized.
- Increase the efficiency and operation of the Application.
- Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Application.
- Notify you of updates to the Application.
- Offer new products, services, mobile applications, and/or recommendations to you.
- Perform other business activities as needed.
- Prevent fraudulent transactions and protect against criminal activity.
- Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Application.
- Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
- Respond to product and customer service requests.
- Send you a technical information and bulletins.
- Solicit support for the Application.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform technical services for us or on our behalf, including data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance. This information will not be shared without the written consent from you.
With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Links to Other Sites
Transfer of Ownership
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate our Service;
- To provide the Service on our behalf;
- To perform Service-related services; or
- To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device's internal memory.
This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be 100% guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute complete security if you provide personal information.
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
We do not knowingly solicit information from children under the age of 12. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 12, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age and have a registered account with the Application, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you post on the Application. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account.
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO PRIVACY RIGHTS
This privacy disclaimer is in compliant with the Data Protection Act of Trinidad and Tobago Chap. 22:04.
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
16 Factory Road Building #3, Brechin Castle, Couva
Trinidad and Tobago