Farmers must be given the possibility to opt out of the contract and terminate the collection and usage of their data provided that it's stated in the contract and the data originator is informed about the consequences. Procedures for termination of services should be clearly defined in the contract.
This Legislative Study provides guidance to the domestic regulators on appraising and potentially reforming domestic regulatory frameworks for responsible contract farming. Regulatory frameworks can support an enabling environment for responsible contract farming by addressing such issues as power imbalance between parties by increasing legal security and certainty through dispute resolution methods and by promoting transparency.
This document presents a set of guiding principles that are conducive to responsible contract farming operations. It is intended to serve as guidance for farmers and buyers engaged in contractual relationships, in order to promote good business practices and maintain an atmosphere of trust and respect that is essential if contract farming is to prove effective
The code provides a fairer process for negotiating contractual arrangements between dairy farmers and dairy processors. The code improves the balance in bargaining power between dairy farmers and processors, and replaces the previous voluntary industry code. It also includes dispute resolution and mediation processes.
This paper describes 5 steps to making contracts more simple and understandable.
An article about how contracts should be and could be written in plain-language