Privacy Policy

Farmers Forum

Thank you for visiting the Privacy Policy of Farmers Forum, We advise you to read through this information. 

 

 We respect the privacy of our users. This privacy policy tells you how we collect and use information.

The term "Personal Information" in this privacy policy means any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained. 

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at our discretion without any prior notice. Any amendments will be notified by posting an updated version to this page with a link on Farmers Forum's home page.

If you do not agree with this Policy, do not access or use our services or interact with any other aspect of Farmers Forum.

                                                                                                                                                      

Scope

Farmers forum is an online Forum and Employment advertising map service which is mainly concerned with Farming and Agriculture.

Farmers Forum recognizes the importance of your privacy rights, and in turn, the importance of being transparent about how we collect, use, and share information about you. 

This Policy is intended to help you understand:

A. What information Farmers Forum collects about you

B. How Farmers Forum collects information about you

C. How Farmers Forum uses and discloses information about you

D. How Farmers Forum stores and secures information we collect

E. How to access and control your information

F. How to contact us, give suggestions, feedback and complaints.

This Policy applies to all external parties, namely, "you" - e.g. visitors to Farmers Forum, members of Farmers Forum, Users of the Help Finder, Farmers Forum social media pages, subscribers to Farmers Forum Newsletters, marketing materials or any other individual whose personal information may be collected, stored and used by Farmers Forum or our partners. This Policy also applies to Farmers Forum's management of personal information.

This Policy also covers information we collect about you when you use our services, or otherwise interact with Farmers Forum (for example, attending an event, commenting on a blog post, etc.) unless a different privacy policy is displayed. This policy also explains your choices about how we use information about you. Your choices include how you can object to certain uses of information about you and how you can access and update certain information about you.

When we refer to "Farmers Forum", "we", "us", "our" or "this website" in this policy, we mean Farmers Forum, which controls the information collected when you interact with us or use our services.

A. What Information Farmers Forum collects about you

The types of information that Farmers Forum collects will depend on the nature of your dealings with Farmers Forum and its Services, and may include your name, contact details (phone number and/or Email Address), Address, Images uploaded or posted to Farmers Forum or its social media accounts, your views and opinions about Farmers Forum, and Posts you have made to our Forum.

Farmers Forum will ensure that any Personal Information collected is relevant to our purpose, is accurate and up-to-date. Farmers Forum will collect information directly from you, unless it is reasonably impracticable to do so when it is reasonably necessary to do otherwise (example: help requests made through social media).

B. How Farmers Forum Collects information about you

Farmers Forum collects your information only for lawful purpose, which is reasonably necessary for or directly related to Farmers Forum's services. 

We collect information about you when you provide it to us when you use our services as described below:

(i) Account and Profile Information

We collect information about you when you register for an account, create or modify your profile, set your preferences through our Services (including when you register for an account via third parties such as Facebook and Google). For example, you provide contact information when you register an account with us. You also have the option of adding a profile photo, bio, and other details to your profile information to be displayed to us or other users of our Services. We keep track of your preferences when you select settings within the Services.

(ii) Farmers Forum's Help Finder

For the sake of privacy we collect a separate set of information about you when you use our help finder; post a request for work or workers on our Help Finder service. Information collected includes: Your Name, Address (which is then converted into GPS co-ordinates and stored), Whether you're looking for Work or Workers, Contact information (Phone number), and any additional information you provide when using our Help Finder Service. We keep track of Search Information gathered through the use of the Help Finder and also Offers provided to you by others using our Help Finder.

If you use Farmers Forum, information is recorded about your visit for statistical, research and quality assurance purposes which allows us to improve this website and our services. Farmers Forum also uses cookies and session tools to improve your experience when visiting this website. The information collected may include your IP address, the referring site and the pages visited on this website. IP addresses could be used to track a users session while the user remains anonymous. Farmers Forum analyses this data for certain trends and statistics, such as which parts of this website users are visiting and how long they spend there. In general, you can browse Farmers Forum without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information to us. However to make use of our services we must collect your information, in which case it is at your discretion as to whether or not you provide this information to us. If you no longer wish to be a member of Farmers Forum, you should contact us using the details shown in Section F below. No attempt will be made by Farmers Forum to identify website users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect an accounts' activity or data logs. the statistics and log files may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the information supplied by Farmers Forum.

C. How Farmers Forum uses and discloses information about you

Farmers Forum uses your information to provide you with both the Forum and Help Finder services. 

(i) Forum

Your information is used to identify you when you post to our forum, such information will include information written in the said forum post, along with the name you have provided to us in your profile. 

(ii) Help Finder

Your information posted to our Help Finder is disclosed to other Help Finder users, not including contact information or given addresses. Contact information will only be disclosed to a Help Finder user IF you personally send an offer to another party through our service.

(iii) Disclosure

Farmers Forum will not disclose your information to third parties, outside of the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to disclose activity or data on an individual or individuals. This policy is subject to change, and you will be notified if such a change is made to this policy.

D. How Farmers Forum Stores and Secures information we collect.

Farmers Forum stores and secures its users' information in two ways; currently information is stored in secure Wix.com databases, and also in secure Mapbox Datasets. Farmers Forum will make every effort possible to ensure your information is Secure and Up-to-date with the data that you have submitted to us, however we cannot absolutely guarantee the safety of your information. Use Farmers Forum at your own risk.

E. How to access and control your information.

Farmers Forum allows its users to control information it provides us in the following ways:

(i) Forum

You can edit information given in forum posts directly on the post. You can also navigate to your profile page to edit your name and other information you choose to make available.

(ii) Help Finder

Information given and posted to the Help Finder Map can always be edited or removed via the menu. 

(iii) Contact

Currently in order to delete your account completely with Farmers Forum, you must contact us using the methods below, and ask to have your account removed.

F. How to contact us, give suggestions, feedback and complaints.

Farmers Forum can currently be contacted through email or forum post.

If you choose to email us, please keep it short, precise and to point, as it is at our discretion whether or not to respond to any complaints, suggestions and/or general inquiries.  

Email: FarmersForumAu@gmail.com

You can also contact us via the forum for all suggestions, feedback and help requests.

We reserve the right to change and update our contact information at any time without notification.

If you do not agree with this Policy, do not access or use our services or interact with any other aspect of Farmers Forum.