LEAF Farmer Network (“LFN”) and its mobile application (each a “Platform”) is a platform that allows the users (hereinafter referred to as “User” or “you” or “your”) to communicate with each other directly either through direct messaging or through the mobile application itself without any kind of intervention from LFN. LFN recognizes the importance of privacy as well as the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of personal information. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to all products and services provided by LFN and sets out how LFN may collect, use and disclose information in relation to Users of the Platform.

User may use LFN’s services and products via computer or a mobile device (either through mobile applications or mobile optimized websites). This Privacy Policy also applies to such use of LFN’s services and products.

All capitalized terms not defined in this document shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Terms of Use of the Platform, which can be found here. Contracting entity shall be Lawrencedale Agro Processing India Private Limited (herein after referred to as ‘LEAF’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’).

    1. User(s) privacy is important to LEAF and LEAF has taken steps to ensure that LFN do not collect more information from User than is necessary for LFN to provide User(s) with LFN’s services and to protect User(s) account.
    2. Information including, but not limited to, username, address, phone number, fax number, email address, gender, date and/or year of birth and user preferences (“Registration Information”) may be collected at the time of User registration on the Platform.
    3. In connection with any communication or transaction and payment services or any other services that you may avail using the Platform, information, including but not limited to, bank account numbers, billing and delivery information, credit/debit card numbers and expiration dates and tracking information from cheques or money orders (“Account Information”) may be collected, among other things, to facilitate the sale and purchase as well as the settlement of purchase price of the products or services transacted on or sold or procured through the Platform.
    4. LFN records and retains details of Users’ activities on the Platform. Information relating to communication or transactions including, but not limited to, the types and specifications of the goods, pricing and delivery information, any dispute records and any information disclosed in any communication forum provided by us and/or other affiliated companies of LEAF (“Activities Information”) may be collected as and when the communication and / or transactions are conducted through the Platform.
    5. LFN records and retains records of Users’ browsing or buying activities on Platform including but not limited to IP addresses, browsing patterns and User behavioural patterns. In addition, we gather statistical information about the Platform and visitors to the Platform including, but not limited to, IP addresses, browser software, operating system, software and hardware attributes, pages viewed, number of sessions and unique visitors (together “Browsing Information”).
    6. Registration Information, Account Information, Activities Information, and Browsing Information are collectively referred to as User Data.
    7. It is mandatory for Users of the Platform to provide certain categories of User Data (as specified at the time of collection). In the event that Users do not provide any or sufficient User Data marked as mandatory, LFN may not be able to complete the registration process or provide such Users with LFN’s products or services.

If you provide any User Data to LFN, you are deemed to have authorized LFN to collect, retain and use that User Data for the following purposes:

  1. Verification of User’s identity;
  2. processing User’s registration as a user, providing User with a log-in ID for the Platform and maintaining and managing User’s registration;
  3. providing User with customer service and responding to User(s) queries, feedback, claims or disputes;
  4. to facilitate communication between Users on the Platform and / or processing Users transactions on the Platform;
  5. performing research or statistical analysis in order to improve the content and layout of the Platform, to improve LFN’s product offerings and services and for marketing and promotional purposes;
  6. subject to applicable laws, LFN (including our affiliated companies and their designated Service Providers may use User’s name, phone number, residential address, email address, fax number and other data (“Marketing Data”) to provide notices, surveys, product alerts, communications and other marketing materials to User(s) relating to products and services offered by LFN or LFN’s affiliated companies;
  7. if User voluntarily submit any User information or other information to the Platform for publication on the Platform through the publishing tools, then Users are deemed to have given consent to the publication of such information on the Platform; and
  8. making such disclosures as may be required for any of the above purposes or as required by law, regulations, and guidelines or in respect of any investigations, claims or potential claims brought on or against us or against third parties. 
    1. User further agrees that LFN may disclose and transfer User Data to third party service providers (including but not limited to data entry, database management, promotions, products and services alerts, delivery services, payment extension services, insurance services, authentication and verification services and logistics services) (“Service Providers”). These Service Providers are under a duty of confidentiality to LFN and are only permitted to use User Data in connection with the purposes specified in clause 2 herein above.
    2. User(s) agree that LFN may disclose and transfer User Data to LFN’s affiliated companies and/or their designated Service Providers.
    3. When necessary LFN may also disclose and transfer User Data to our professional advisers, law enforcement agencies, insurers, government and regulatory and other organizations.
    4. Any User Data supplied by User will be retained by LFN and will be accessible by our employees, any Service Providers engaged by LFN and third parties referred to in clause 3 herein, for or in relation to any of the purposes stated in Clause 2 herein above.
    5. All voluntary information uploaded by you on the Platform (including without limitation information about your products, images, remarks, feedbacks etc. ) may be made publicly available on the Platform and therefore accessible by any Platform user. Any voluntary information that User disclose to LFN becomes public information and User relinquishes any proprietary rights (including but not limited to the rights of confidentiality and copyright) in such information. User should exercise caution when deciding to include personal or proprietary information in the voluntary information that User submits to LFN or uploads on the Platform.
    6. LFN may share User Data with third parties, including without limitation, banks, financial institutions, credit agencies, or vendors to enable such third parties to offer their products or services to such Users. While LFN shall endeavour to have in place internal procedures to keep User Data secure from intruders, there is no guarantee that such measures/procedures can eliminate all of the risks of theft, loss or misuse.
    7. LFN may establish relationships with other parties and websites to offer User the benefit of products and services which LFN does not offer. LFN may offer you access to these other parties and/or their websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the products and services enabled or facilitated by such third parties. The privacy policies of those other parties may differ from LFN, and LFN has no control over the information that User may submit to those third parties. User should read the relevant privacy policy for those third parties before responding to and availing any offers, products or services advertised or provided by those third parties. 

Under the applicable laws, User(s) have the right of access to personal information held by LFN and to request updating / correcting the information.


The Platform and its contents are not targeted to minors (those under the age of 18). However, LFN have no way of distinguishing the age of individuals who access our Platform. If a minor has provided LFN with personal information without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian should contact LEAF Grievance Officer at the address set out in clause 10 below to remove the information.


LFN employs commercially reasonable security methods to prevent unauthorized access to the Platform, to maintain data accuracy and to ensure the correct use of the information LFN holds. No data transmission over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while LFN tries to protect the information it holds, LFN cannot guarantee the security of any information the User transmits to LFN and Users do so at their own risk.


LFN takes every reasonable step to ensure that User’s personal information is processed ‘as is’. You may access, correct, and update your personal information directly through the functionalities provided on the Platform.

You have an option to withdraw your consent that you have already provided by writing to us at the contact information provided below. Please mention “for withdrawal of consent” in the subject line of your communication. LFN will verify such requests before acting upon your request. Please note, however, that withdrawal of consent will not be retroactive and will be in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, related terms of use, and applicable laws. In the event you withdraw the consent given to us under this Privacy Policy, such withdrawal may hamper your access to the Platform or restrict the provision of our services to you for which LFN consider that information to be necessary.


LFN retains your personal information in accordance with applicable laws, for a period no longer than is required for the purpose for which it was collected or as required under any applicable law. However, LFN may retain data related to you if it believes it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, to enable LFN to exercise its legal rights and/or defend against legal claims or if required by law or for other legitimate purposes. LFN may continue to retain your data in anonymised form for analytical and research purposes.


Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be communicated by us posting an amended and restated Privacy Policy on the Platform. Once posted on the Platform the new Privacy Policy will be effective immediately. Your continued use of the Platform shall be deemed to be your acceptance to the provisions of the Privacy Policy. User agrees that any information LFN holds about User (as described in this Privacy Policy and whether or not collected prior to or after the new Privacy Policy became effective) will be governed by the latest version of the Privacy Policy. 


In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:

Thomas Xavier

Head – Projects & Partnerships

Phone: +91-99419 54223


Time: Mon – Sat (10:00 AM – 06:00 PM)