Screener Survey for Offline Reading Study 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 Qualtrics, which means Qualtrics’ use of your information is governed by their Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Purpose of Survey

We appreciate your participation! This survey will help us find participants for a study on finding content online and reading and or sharing it offline.

What Information We Collect

This study will collect your responses to the questions asked. There are two types of answers: defined responses, and free-form responses. We also ask for your location, name, and email address, in order to contact you regarding the study.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

With the exception of the circumstances described below, the data collected in this survey will only be accessible to the Wikimedia staff and contractors who need to process this information in order to achieve the goals of this project, 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.

For information about accessing, changing, or deleting information you provided through this survey, contact aripstra@wikimedia.org.

Important Information

Wikimedia is a global organization committed to promoting free and open knowledge. By participating in this study, you agree to the transfer, storage, and use of the collected information to the United States and other places as may be necessary to carry out the purposes and objectives discussed above. You also consent to the transfer of information 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 results of this survey will be retained indefinitely. See our data retention guidelines for more information.

If you have questions about this survey, please contact aripstra@wikimedia.org. Thanks again for participating!

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.