Legal:Wiki Workshop Registration Privacy Statement

From Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki

This statement describes how and when Wikimedia collects, uses, and shares the information we receive from the Wiki Workshop attendees.

Please note that the event registration is powered by Google Forms, which means Google's use of your information is governed by their Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Please also note that the workshop itself will be powered by Zoom, which means Zoom's use of your information is governed by their Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. The workshop is part of The Web Conference and will be governed by their Privacy Policy.

Purpose of Survey

We will use the information you provide at registration to facilitate your participation in the virtual conference workshop.

What Information We Collect

The registration form only collects the defined and free-form responses you provide to the questions asked. The workshop will be recorded within Zoom.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The results of the registration form will not be shared publicly. Please note that the workshop recordings, however, will be shared publicly on YouTube and the Wiki Workshop website for the purpose of open analysis, research, and study.

Raw data collected in the registration form will only be shared with the Wikimedia staff, contractors, and volunteers who need to process this information and are subject to non-disclosure obligations, with the exception of the circumstances described below.

We may disclose any collected information when required by law, when we have your permission, when needed to protect our rights, privacy, safety, users, or the general public, and when necessary to enforce our Terms of Use or any other Wikimedia policy.

Important Information

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.

Wikimedia understands the importance of user privacy. For this reason, we work to protect our users from the unauthorized disclosure or use of information we maintain. The raw data collected in the surveys will be deleted, de-identified, or aggregated within 90 days of the event. See our data retention guidelines for more information.

If you have questions about this survey, or wish to change, access, or delete the information you provided in the survey, please contact

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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 Privacy Statement and a translation, the original English version takes precedence.