Terms of liability should be defined. The contract should also acknowledge the rights of all parties to protect sensitive information via restrictions on further use or processing. Protection of sensitive data such as personal/financial data, confidential information, trade secrets, intellectual property rights against tampering should be ensured.
Core principles and guidelines that ag tech providers (ATPs) should follow when collecting and analysing farm data
A set of guidelines enabling effective sharing of data within the New Zealand agriculture industry. Organisations complying with the Farm Data Code of Practice give primary producers confidence that their information is secure and being handled in an appropriate manner.
A set of guiding principles around data collection, storage, and use of farm data to assist tech providers with development of policies for collection of agricultural data. Recognistion that farmers should be beneficiaries of sharing their data.
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.
Codes of conduct that identify and address data protection issues that are important to their members, such as fair and transparent processing, pseudonymisation or the exercise of people’s rights. They are a good way of developing sector-specific guidelines to help with compliance with the GDPR. There is a real benefit to developing a code of conduct as it can help to build public trust and confidence in your sector’s ability to comply with data protection laws.
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.