Wikimania 2019 Application Form Privacy Statement
This statement describes how and when Wikimedia collects, uses, and shares the information we receive from scholarship applicants.
Purpose of Form
Thank you for your interest in Wikimania 2019! This form is used to apply for partial or full scholarships to attend the conference.
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. In order to process your application, we will collect information including contact information, information about your activities on the Wikimedia projects, and information on past Wikimania attendance.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
The information you submit in these applications will be shared with the Wikimedia Foundation staff and contractors, as well as Wikimania scholarship committee members, who need to process this information in order to administer the scholarship program, and who are subject to non-disclosure obligations, with the exceptions listed below.
In the application, you have the option to allow us to share your information with Wikimedia movement organizations, such as chapters, user groups, and thematic organizations, that also offer scholarships. If you indicate that we have your permission to do so, we will share your application information with movement organizations for whose scholarships you may be eligible. Information shared will be subject to non-disclosure obligations and may be used only to process scholarship applications.
We will publish a list of scholarship recipients’ user names on Meta at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:TPS/Wikimania_scholars.
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 submitted via this form may be kept indefinitely. See our Data retention guidelines for more information. For questions about this form, please contact email@example.com.
Thanks again for your interest in attending Wikimania 2019!
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.