Donor Thank You Survey Privacy Statement
This statement describes how and when Wikimedia Foundation collects, uses, and shares the information we receive from survey participants.
Purpose of this Survey
We really appreciate your feedback! Your responses will help us to improve our donation processes.
What Information We Collect
This survey collects the responses you provide to the questions asked; there are two types of answers: defined responses, and free-form responses. You also have the option to provide us with your email address; we will use this information to contact you for permission to publicly share your feedback with attribution, and to keep you updated about the Wikimedia projects and Foundation.
Licensing of Survey Responses
By answering the free-form response questions, you agree that we may record your answers, and agree to donate them to the public domain under the terms of Creative Commons Zero 1.0 (full text available at https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/).
Information Sharing and Disclosure
With the exception of the circumstances described below, the raw data collected in this survey will only be accessible to the Wikimedia staff, contractors, and service providers who need to process this information in order to administer and improve our donation processes, and are subject to non-disclosure obligations.
The results of this survey will be shared publicly, in the following manner. Aggregate data about the defined-response questions, and anonymous raw answers to the free-form response questions, may be shared publicly. For that reason, we strongly suggest that you do not provide your real name, email address, or other personal information in response to any questions. If we would like to share your comment with attribution, we will email you to request your permission.
Wikimedia Foundation is a global organization committed to promoting free and open knowledge. In submitting your response, you understand that the information transferred to Wikimedia Foundation will be collected, transferred, stored, processed, disclosed and otherwise used in the U.S. as described in this Privacy Statement. You also understand that the information may be transferred by us from the U.S. to other countries, which may have different or less stringent data protection laws than your country, in order to carry out the aforementioned purposes and objectives.
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The Wikimedia Foundation
Please note that in the event of any differences in meaning or interpretation between the original English version of this document and a translation, the original English version takes precedence.