Last update: June 9th, 2022
AGRIDEO, (hereinafter referred to as “AGRIDEO”, “We”, “we” or “us”) operates the Agrideo platform that is accessible through https://www.Agrideo.com (the “website”, or the “platform”).
Agrideo.com is the world’s first social network for the agriculture and food sector.
We are here to help and inspire millions of people to freely express their talents in order to create a great place where everyone is connected in the Agriculture and Food industry, sharing their knowledge, products, breaking the poverty circle, where everyone is improving his livelihood, the food security, protecting the environment, providing nutritious, safe and affordable food, boosting agricultural productivity in a sustainable way, transforming the agriculture and food sector in a good way with disruptive technology, by creating an increased qualitative number of jobs, including for women and youth by reinventing the global food system with prosperity for all. We built a Social Network to remove the barriers between people, maximising exposure for talents, organisations and businesses. Great people and organisations should spread across the globe, gaining the exposure they deserve in order to be a key member for creating a better world in the Agriculture and food sector, irrespective of the country of our users.
Agrideo’s main mission is to make the agriculture and food world more open and more connected by helping people to be great at what they do.
Our goal is to become a world leader at connecting people who live the passion of Agriculture and Food, helping them to be great at what they do.
AGRIDEO is the controller for the data regarding the website visitors or users of Agrideo platform, in accordance with Article 4(7) of REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of April 27th 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) or GDPR.
It is important to highlight Agrideo’s principles regarding user privacy and data protection. We take the mission of protecting your privacy seriously. Agrideo acknowledges the duty of care to the people whose data it processes. Agrideo will only collect and process data when it is absolutely necessary for the purposes it was initially collected. What is more important, Agrideo will clarify the reasoning behind each data processing and how it will use the personal data.
General communication: When you communicate with us by email, via the Agrideo platform or other means, we may keep a copy of that exchange.
Customer service: When you contact us to report a technical or other problem, a bug or report unwanted content, we may keep a record of your communication. The reasoning behind this is to improve the services provided by Agrideo and, ultimately, offer our users an improved user experience.
Sharing ideas: When you communicate with us to share your idea, suggest improvements to our services, we may also save a copy of that information to improve our services.
Notifications: We will send you notification messages by email when you register for the Agrideo platform or to notify you about activity linked to your Agrideo account, in your Agrideo inbox (Agrideo messaging), on your mobile phone (SMS)or directly on the Agrideo platform in the "Notifications" section. We can also send you notifications by email or mobile phone or within the Agrideo platform to keep our users informed of news, their activities and updates related to our services, promotional messages from us or our partners, reminders on the use of our services. Please note that you can change or personalise your preferences for receiving emails at any time from the "Settings & Privacy" section on the website. It is important to highlight that you cannot refuse to receive emails that can guarantee access to your account such as "resetting your password", "confirming your registration", legal warning messages or messages related to security.
Web Messaging and Chat through mobile apps: We collect and store information and data when you send, receive or exchange messages between you and members of your Agrideo network (connections) on any device including desktop, mobile phone or tablet to guarantee the availability of communication services to our users or to allow users to have a history of their communication.
The collection and storage of communication information are done when you send written messages (text), photos, videos, emojis, documents, voice messages, make incoming and outgoing audio calls, incoming video calls and outgoing.
If users connect to the messaging / chatting with other users of Agrideo using our mobile application called “Agrideo Talk” for iOS & Android, we may collect:
a) Invite your Friends
b) Third-party Log in, Sign-up
Agrideo may receive data concerning you from third parties. For example, if you access our website or our services through a social log-in which that is similar to a single sign-on where you use existing log-in information of a social network like Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Google... to log in or signup to Agrideo website, instead of creating a new log-in account especially for our website. After you signed in and authenticated our application, that third party (for example, Linkedin, Facebook, Google...) may transmit certain information about your use of their service to Agrideo. This information may include, but is not limited to, your member ID associated with your account and basic profile information (for example, your first name, last name, profile photo...). This may also include an access token required to access that service or any information that an Agrideo user had given the permission to the third party to share with Agrideo. In addition,any information that you had made public in relation to that service may also be included. The information obtained from these third-party networks will only be used by Agrideo to offer its users the services that the latter had anticipated. It goes without saying that we do not intend to share this information with any other third parties. We highly advise our users to always review and, if necessary, adjust their privacy settings on third-party websites before creating a connection between the latter and the Agrideo website. You can also unlink your third-party account from the service by adjusting your settings on the third-party service. If you unlink your third-party account, we will no longer receive the information collected about you as part of this service.
c) Sharing content from Agrideo to other social media sites
Sharing content on multiple platforms (Facebook, Linkedin...) will improve your customer experience, increase your brand exposure, give more exposure to hiring targeted people. For example, you may use share button "Share on Facebook" to share your job offer to Facebook to give more exposure and attract more candidates to your recruitment agency or even share your articles to other social media sites like Linkedin to let your network know about your new publication. And naturally, our website will typically result in new visitors.
d) Sharing your Twitter Feed to Agrideo
You have the choice to integrate your Twitter content into your business page in the Agrideo site. If you choose to connect a Twitter feed to your business page, we will access certain information obtained from Twitter regarding your account. You also have the possibility to edit, update or remove the Twitter feed from your business page. The specific information provided to us by Twitter and to which we will have access is determined by you. In particular, we may store your Twitter ID, Twitter feed or tweets as well as information about the particular profile you are connecting to, including but not limited to, your followers, profile picture, likes and shares, displayed time.
When you view Twitter content or Twitter products integrated into Agrideo site showing your Tweets using Twitter for Websites, Twitter may receive information including the web page you visited, your IP address, browser type, operating system, and cookie information. This information helps Twitter to improve its products and services.
Any content that you may post on the platform or mobile apps including without limitation, your profile, business page, B2B marketplace, career page, groups, projects, jobs, preferences, settings, messages, Likes, favourites, comments, or any other contributions to Agrideo’s services, and metadata about them (such as when you posted them).
Agrideo studies behavioural analytics in order to understand what users do online, how they act and react to our content, brands, and campaigns, and how they behave on different platforms and devices. We also use behavioural analytics to see page views and sessions and to discover how different user-groups engage with our site.
Agrideo uses this data in order to understand what its users do. This is applicable to everything from brand strategy to marketing campaigns. This way, we can provide tailored experiences for our users.
We collect technical data:
We collect and store information and any content that you upload, post or share on the Agrideo Platform, including without limitation your photos, videos, preferences, settings, text content, documents, comments and links to external websites as well as messages or communication with others and other contributions on the Services. Unless you have set your privacy to "Only Me", which means that only you, as the owner of the given content, will be able to see it, your content, timestamps and all associated comments are visible to your connections on the platform Agrideo, along with your name and position.
Agrideo may sometimes send small data files that are named “cookies” to your device in order to make the website of Agrideo work correctly.
A cookie represents a small text file which is saved on your PC or mobile phone by a website when you visit the Agrideo website. The cookie allows a given website to store your actions and/or preferences. As an example, these may be the login credentials, language, font size and/or other display preferences over a period of time. This would allow you not to have to keep re-entering the latter each time you come back to the website.
It is important to mention that setting restrictions or blocking cookies can have an impact on your user experience. Moreover, we cannot guarantee that all website functionalities will be available on a permanent basis.
The essential cookies are necessary for us to support our services and maintain it available through our website in order for you to be able to enjoy some of its features. In other words, the essential cookies give the possibility to the website visitors to log in to secure parts of the Agrideo website and load the content at a fast pace. In the absence of these cookies, the Agrideo website cannot properly work; thus, these cookies are necessary.
The functionality cookies allow the Agrideo website to memorise selections that website visitors made when accessing the website. These selections refer to the possibility to memorise login details or other customisation preferences. The scope of these cookies is focused on supporting the website visitors with a more exclusive experience each time they visit the website. Therefore, you do not have to customise the website each time you visit the Agrideo website.
The purpose of the analytics and performance cookies is to gather data about the traffic on the Agrideo website and users’ preferences when accessing it. It is important to mention that these cookies cannot straightforwardly identify an individual website visitor. Nevertheless, these cookies may show these visitors as “indirectly identifiable”. This is linked to the fact that the data collected is usually associated with the device that is used to access the Agrideo website. It goes without saying that the data collected has an anonymous character, and it is aggregated. This information may contain:
This information may help us understand the demographic expenditure and keep track of the level of activity on the Agrideo website. A number of tools may be used to achieve this, such as:
The targeted and advertising cookies are used to record and understand the browsing tendency of our users. This allows us to display the information that is of more interest to our website visitors. The browsing history of the users is read and is used to bring together website visitors who share the same preoccupation.
Social media cookies are present when a website visitor distributes information utilising a social media sharing button or a “like” button on the Agrideo website. These cookies may also be used when you connect your account on Agrideo to your social media networking websites, e.g. Google, Twitter or Facebook. It is worth mentioning that the foregoing social media networks will also keep track of your actions. Moreover, such cookies may also encompass a particular code which was established on the website to assist the tracing of the conversions from ads, optimise the latter based on the data that was gathered or construct targeted audiences for forthcoming ads.
This configuration is specific to each browser. It is displayed in the help menu of the users’ browser, which will allow the user to know how to change the settings for cookies.
Users can normally reset the web browser to decline all cookies or to receive alerts when a cookie is being appointed. In order to do this, users can pursue the guidance available on their browser. This guidance is usually established within the “settings”, “help”, “tools”, or “edit” functions. It is important to mention that a lot of browsers are set by default to admit all cookies until the users voluntarily decide to modify the settings.
Moreover, the use of the website or some features may encounter some disturbances if the cookies are not accepted, e.g. PC or mobile device may not be acknowledged by the system, and a login action may be required each time you access the website.
Each time a user visits a web page, information related to the log files is immediately disclosed by the web browser. When a user accesses the website, Agrideo’s servers will immediately store certain data that the web browser dispatches each time you visit any website. The information related to log files may contain information as follows:
The Agrideo website may also engage web beacons (GIFs or tracking pixels) when a user visits the website from an ad network. This would allow us to record the online usage pattern. Web beacons offer the possibility to the ad networks to supply information that is useful to us and/or advertisers for research and reporting purposes in an anonymised way. Targeted advertisements are also possible through the use of web beacons. In order for this to happen, the web browser must demand these ads and web beacons from the ad network’s servers. Further, users must know that these entities have the option to place their own cookies, edit or view similar to when you visit their website. Equally important, web beacons may be placed in HTML-based e-mails that are dispatched to users. Their purpose is to track which e-mails are opened by the addresses. This data is necessary for us to improve our product hunt.
Agrideo may use third-party services intended to assist us to better understand and help you with the use of our services. Therefore, we may use Intercom, Sentry, Segment or Google Analytics.
These services gather the data that is sent by your web browser in the form of a web page request together with cookies and your IP address. If you are against the use of these tools, you may download and install the browser plugin that is available at the following address:
More information on how to control cookies for the most common browsers
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for more details, please see:
|Personal data collected||Purpose||Lawful basis for the data collection and processing|
|Identity Data collected at registration time.||
|Any Content you upload, share and Post or Voluntarily share with us.||
|Emails, Messages and Communication||
|Communication on “Agrideo Talk”||
|Personal data that is publicly available||
|Social Media Sites / Third-party networks||
In any case, we will be happy to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the specific case of processing your personal data. As a consequence, you may contact us at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In terms of the purposes used overall, Agrideo may use your personal information for the following purposes:
It is important to highlight that Agrideo will not use your personal data for other purposes than those listed. We will not store data which is not necessary for our purposes and will not keep it for longer than it is necessary. Moreover, we will not sell or disclose this data to any other third party processors. In case you would like to restrict the processing of personal data by Agrideo, you should contact us at email@example.com.
We will only share personal data with others based on your consent, to fulfil our business obligations and when it is legally permitted to do so. In brief, personal data processed by Agrideo may be transferred to:
When we share data with our processors, it is under contractual arrangements to provide appropriate guarantees to enforce suitable technical and organisational measures in accordance with the GDPR. Moreover, where the processor fails to fulfil its data protection obligations, we will remain fully liable to the client (in our capacity of a controller) for the performance of the processor’s obligations.
You may willingly share personal data displayed on your profile with other users of Agrideo through the content that you upload, share or post.
Agrideo may receive random requests from third parties with authority to request and subsequently obtain disclosure of personal that is processed by us. This may be requested in order to verify whether Agrideo is complying with the applicable law. In addition, these requests may be necessary to investigate an alleged crime, to establish, exercise or defend legal rights. Therefore, Agrideo will only fulfil requests for personal data when allowed by the applicable law.
Persons who are residents in an EEA country have certain rights over their personal data and data controllers are responsible for fulfilling these rights. These rights are available under Chapter 3 of the GDPR. Agrideo is making reasonable efforts to allow its users the possibility to have control over their data directly from the website of Agrideo.
Users of Agrideo have the right to request from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them are processed by Agrideo. If that is the case, Agrideo’s users can request and get access to that personal data in accordance with applicable law. You can request a copy of all the personal data you had shared with us in a machine-readable format at any time. To do this, you can go to the "Settings and Privacy" section from your main menu, then click on the "Privacy Tab". Then, in the "Download your personal data" section, click on the "Download" button, and an email will be sent to you with all the instructions. You will receive a notification when your personal data is ready.
Users of Agrideo have the right to request Agrideo the rectification of any inaccurate personal data that is processed by us. Users of Agrideo have the right to provide additional personal data that is necessary to complete any missing information. Users of Agrideo can do this by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer you settings to be able to completely or partially delete your personal data. You can also go to the section of the site "Settings and Privacy" to delete your account permanently. The deletion of your account will induce the permanent deletion of all your personal data.
The personal data collected by Agrideo when a user registers to our website is based on the consent that was offered by the latter. The user can at any time object to further processing of its personal data by Agrideo by deleting its account.
In addition, the collection, use and sharing of your data displayed on your profile are left to your choice. Agrideo offers you many choices to delete or correct the data shared on your profile, your newsfeed via instant messaging or anywhere else on the website. You also have the possibility to control the visibility of your publications and shared data up to advertising deactivation and communication controls or even the deletion of your account which will induce the final and permanent deletion of your data. Agrideo offers its users settings to control and manage the personal data it holds about you.
Users of Agrideo must be aware that you can file complaints with the relevant data protection authority in your country in relation to Agrideo’s processing of your personal data. Users of Agrideo can find more information about this at the following address:
Agrideo takes the security of all data it processes very seriously as the security of your data is at the heart of Agrideo’s concerns. Agrideo has put in place a framework of policies, procedures, and training to cover professional secrecy, data protection, confidentiality and security. A regular review of the appropriateness of the measures is put in place to keep the data secure.
Agrideo has put in place a number of security measures to enhance appropriate protection to the personal data that is processing.
Wildcard SSL certificates secure your website URL and an unlimited number of its subdomains.
More information about TLS is available here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security_Adoption
More information about DTLS is available here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datagram_Transport_Layer_Security
The CDN used is provided by Cloudflare. The current plan includes the following security:
For more details here:
For more details, please visit this link:
Subject to the occasional testing that Agrideo may perform, these measures may be updated or modified in order to improve the overall security of the services.
Despite our continuous efforts to protect your personal data, you should acknowledge that:
Agrideo will retain the personal data for as long as it is necessary to maintain your Agrideo account open or to fulfil the purposes the personal data was initially collected for. This includes purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements, but also data that you or others submitted to Agrideo and was subsequently processed by us as a result of your use of Agrideo’s Services.
With reference to your communication information via messaging on the web / mobile versions, Agrideo records your information exchanged with users of the site for a period of 365 calendar days. Each message exchanged using Agrideo messaging will be automatically deleted after the period of 365 days had elapsed. However, you have the possibility to delete your information communicated in the messaging system at any time according to your choice. You have the choice of deleting or keeping your information exchanged via the Agrideo site messaging system in the web version or via its mobile chat applications.
The same rules apply to the data collected by our sub-processors that are mentioned above.
Personal data of EEA (European Economic Area) residents may be transferred to our processors which are based / process the data outside of the EEA as explained under Chapter 6. Should this be the case, Agrideo ensures that it takes all necessary measures to protect the personal data of its users in accordance with the applicable law.
We encourage you to periodically review it to be informed of how Agrideo is protecting your information. For your questions, please contact us at the following email address:
1271, Avenue des MARCHES
84200 CARPENTRAS (France).
VAT Id Number: FR 19401419726