Legal:Wikimedia Technical Conference Survey Privacy Statement

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This statement describes how and when Wikimedia collects, uses, and shares the information we receive from survey participants.

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

Purpose of Survey

We appreciate your feedback! This survey allows us to collect nominations for participants for the Wikimedia Technical Conference.

What Information We Collect

This survey collects the free-form responses you provide to the questions asked.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The results of this survey will be shared publicly in the following manner.

Raw data will only be shared with the program committee, with the exception of the circumstances described below. The program committee consists of Wikimedia staff, contractors, service providers, and volunteers who need to process this information, and are subject to non-disclosure obligations.

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. Information collected in this survey will be deleted within 90 days. See our data retention guidelines for more information.

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