The Best of Both Worlds: Data Privacy and Connectivity
March 24, 2020
A farmer, and lead of the commercial organization at The Climate Corporation, I’m fortunate to spend a lot of time on farms talking with other farmers. It gives me a deep perspective on the challenges facing farmers today, as well as the range of new technologies coming on the farm to help tackle some of those challenges.
Putting data to work for farmers is what we do. Since launching the Climate FieldView™ platform in 2015, we’ve looked, listened, and explored how to build the best digital ag tools. We know that while you want access to the latest innovations in ag, you also care about how your data is used.
And we do too.
That’s why when you use FieldView™, you can feel confident that your data is well protected by our data privacy commitment, which is published on our website. With today’s wealth of digital platforms in every area of our lives, it can be easy to skim over the specifics of how a company is using your data, so I want to share some key guiding principles of our commitment to you:
- Farmers own the data they provide to The Climate Corporation.
- We do not sell customer farm data to anyone.
- We do not and will not share a customer’s data with third-party platform partners, without the customer’s direction and consent.
- Farmers choose whether or not to share their farm data with third-party platform partners.
Accessing Innovations and Tools Across the Industry
When you use FieldView, your data is all in one place. You don’t have to pull it from a monitor, keep track of jump drives, or dig up a binder from a past year. It’s in your account and ready to deliver insights. Since one platform can’t provide everything you need to run your operation, having the option to connect your data between the platforms you use can really boost your efficiency. That’s why we’ve built FieldView to be your central hub of digital innovation that gives you a broad, interconnected set of tools, services and data — not only from our own platform, but from other innovative companies as well.
If you have an account with any of these ag-related companies, you will have the option to take advantage of the ease and convenience of sharing or exchanging data between accounts. Today, about one-third of our customers are benefitting from these connections for their operations.
Examples of functionality enabled by these connections include access to: