Privacy Policy

e-Agriculture Community of Practice Privacy Policy
for
www.e-agriculture.org

I. Introduction

Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement describes the policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the www.e-agriculture.org web site.

II. What Information is Collected?

Non-personal information

In general, you can browse this site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits. These will not specifically identify you. The information will be used internally only for Web site traffic analysis.

Personal identifiable information

This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in www.e-agriculture.org databases and mailing lists related to the services provided. By registering as a Community member, you are able to participate in forum discussions, and your name will be displayed when you share information.

If you register as a member of the e-Agriculture Community or join an electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as a user name, your country of residence and e-mail address. This is used only to provide the information you have requested as well as other key announcements from the e-Agriculture Community. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. No other personally identifiable information is collected without your consent.

Joining electronic discussion groups may mean that other participants of the discussion group will see personal information that you have volunteered. For open discussion groups, this information will be public.

III. What If I Don't Want to Share My Information?

Registering on this site is optional. If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use the e-Agriculture web site, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as participate in online forums, share information, or access other members’ profiles. The e-Agriculture Team views the member information that it collects as a trusted asset, which we take great care in not misusing.

IV. Security

If you register as part of the e-Agriculture Community, we will not share, sell, distribute or rent your personal information to any other organization or entities.
Any information provided to the e-Agriculture Community site (www.e-agriculture.org) by users of the the site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy, or in any site-specific policies, or to which you have explicitly consented. The e-Agriculture Team employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

The e-Agriculture Team, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of personal data.

V. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy policy, please contact us at info@e-agriculture.org

VI. Notification of Changes

We reserves the right to amend the present policy at our discretion. If there are any changes to this Privacy policy, we will post them on the home page www.e-agriculture.org