This Policy outlines the terms and conditions governing the use, protection, and confidentiality of
client data shared between StevTech and the Client.


Purpose and Scope of Agreement


1.1 The Client acknowledges and agrees to StevTech obtaining certain data and information for the
purposes of mapping, processing, analysing, training software and reporting to the client on
various farm data.
1.2 StevTech agrees to use the client data solely for the purposes specified in this agreement and as
authorised by the Client.


Data Use

2.1 StevTech is granted permission to use the data obtained from the Client for the purpose of
internal research, model training, and algorithm improvements.
2.2 StevTech shall ensure that all data used for internal research, model training, and algorithm
improvements is handled in accordance with the confidentiality and data protection provisions of
this agreement.


Confidentiality, Data Protection and Intellectual Property Rights

3.1 StevTech acknowledges that the client data obtained from the Client is confidential and shall be
treated as such.
3.2 StevTech shall seek consent when using client data for the purpose of case studies and social
media posts, shall exercise due diligence in de-identifying the client data to prevent any
unintentional disclosure of personally identifiable information unless given express permission by
the Client.
3.2 StevTech agrees to implement appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and
security of Client data in compliance with industry standards and applicable laws and regulations.
3.3 StevTech shall not disclose or share client data with any third party without the prior consent of
the Client, unless required by law or as necessary to fulfil the agreed-upon services.
3.4 StevTech takes all reasonable steps to ensure any other entities permitted access to Client data
are bound by the terms agreed between StevTech and the Client
3.5 The ownership and intellectual property rights of any data collected by StevTech will remain
with StevTech.


Data Retention and Deletion

4.2 StevTech will hold Client data in ‘ready access’ storage for a period of 12 months from the date
of collection. After this period Client data will be moved to long term storage for a period of 7
years. Retrieval of this data once in long term storage will incur and administrative fee to be
determined at the time of retrieval. After seven years StevTech retains the right to delete any Client
data held within long term storage.
4.3 Upon StevTech ceasing to operate or an event of insolvency, it shall provide prior notification to
the Client regarding the cessation of operations and the planned date of termination of Client data.
4.4 Upon such notification, StevTech shall ensure that the Client is able to access and retrieve their
data within a reasonable and mutually agreed-upon time frame and at a reasonable price.


Compliance with Laws and Regulations


5.1 StevTech agrees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards relating
to the collection, use, storage, and protection of client data.
5.2 The Client shall indemnify and hold StevTech harmless against any claims, damages, or
liabilities arising out of the Client’s non-compliance with applicable laws and regulations regarding
the provision of client data.
5.3 This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and agreement between the parties
concerning the subject matter here in and supersedes all prior discussions, agreements, and
representations, whether written or oral.