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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 12 May 2017.

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application “FarmSimple” for mobile devices created by CroppaCo Pty Limited (herein after “CroppaCo”). If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at

What Information this Application Collects
Registration with us is mandatory to use this Application. When you register with us you will provide a subscriber name, the owner name, owner email address, and password.
In addition, this Application provides only limited free features (able to add equipment, paddocks and users); a subscription is mandatory in order to be able to use the full features of the Application. Details regarding the subscription such as the subscription type and any associated digital receipts will be required in order to validate the subscription.
This Application typically requires that you provide the details for each farm you wish to manage, which include the farm name and associated paddocks, fuel tanks and silos. For each paddock the paddock name and size will be typically required. For each fuel tank the name, capacity and fuel type will typically be required. For each silo the name and capacity will typically be required.
In addition, this Application can be used to store the details of any equipment used for farm operations. For each farm equipment the brand, name, year of manufacture, serial number and type will typically be required.
Additional users can be added to a subscription as required. When adding a user their name, email address and permissions (administrator or standard user) will be required. This privacy policy applies to all users of the Application.
When creating a job for a job tracking process, details about that job will need to be provided. These include: the job description, creator, assignee, due date, category, priority, and any associated notes.
This application can access your photos and/or camera for the purpose of attaching an image to a job. Allowing access to your photos and/or camera is optional with this application. Photos will never be shared with any third party.

Third Parties

This application or CroppaCo will never share your data with any third party, unless specified below:
As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process.
When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
If CroppaCo is involved in a sale of all or a portion of their assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

Backend Services

This application uses Google Firebase as a backend service for the storage of data. The data stored in this service is as specified above.
Please refer to the Firebase privacy policy for their specific policy:

Opt-out Rights

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application, using the standard uninstall processes part of the operating system (such as iOS). You can also request to opt-out via email, at

Data Retention

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

Data Backups

CroppaCo cannot be relied upon for the backup of any User Provided Data. CroppaCo is not responsible for the deletion, whether deliberate or accidental, of any User Data.


We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorised employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavour provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.


This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

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