Who we are
Our website address is: https://farmer.co.ke.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When you submit your contact, the data that will be collected is your name and your email address. You may note that we keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Third-Party Analytics and Advertising
Advertising. The Site also enable third-party tracking mechanisms to collect your Other information for use in online interest-based advertising. For example, third parties may use the fact that you visited our Site to target online ads to you. In addition, our third-party advertising networks might use information about your use of our Site to help target advertisements based on your online activity in general. For information about interest-based advertising practices, including privacy and confidentiality, visit the Network Advertising Initiative website or the Digital Advertising Alliance website.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
Who we share your data with
We share your Personal Information and Other Information with other parties for a variety of purposes, as described below.
Affiliates. We may share Personal and Other Information with our corporate affiliates for the purposes described in this Policy.
Third-party service providers. We use third-party service providers that perform services on our behalf, including web-hosting companies, emailing vendors, and analytics providers. These service providers may collect and/or use your Personal or Other Information to assist us in achieving the purposes discussed above.
We may also share your Personal or Other Information with other third parties when necessary to fulfill your requests for services; to meet the terms of any agreement that you have with us or our partners.
Your direct sharing of personal information through the Site or third-party websites and services. The Site may enable you to share Personal Information with other users of the Site or with websites or online services operated by third parties. For example, the Site may permit comments to be submitted on articles and contain links to third-party websites that incorporate comment and social media features. The Site may also contain Facebook “like” buttons and Twitter “follow” buttons and may contain similar features of other third parties. If you choose to use these features, you may disclose your Personal Information not just to the Site and third-party websites and services, but also to their users and the public more generally. Because we do not operate the third-party websites and services, we are not responsible for the content or practices of those websites or services. The collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal and Other Information on third-party websites and services will be subject to the privacy policies of the third party websites or services, and not this Policy.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We automatically collect certain “Other Information” that does not directly identify you when you use, access, or interact with our Site. This may include information such as your your Internet service provider, the date and time of your visit, your use of the Site during your current session and over time (including the pages you view, the URLs from the websites you visit before and after navigating to the Site, your computer’s operating system and browser type and your general geographic location (e.g., your city, state, or metropolitan region). We use the following technologies to collect Other Information.
How we protect your data
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we employ technical and administrative procedures to safeguard the personal information we collect online. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Site or to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk.
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