Wikimania Learning Days 2018 Design Survey Privacy Statement

From the Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This statement describes how and when the Wikimedia Foundation 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 this Survey

We appreciate your feedback! This survey will help us design the 2018 Wikimania Learning Days programming, select workshop topics, and find community members to help co-facilitate sessions.

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. If you choose to submit an email address, we may use it to contact you with updates about Learning Days or your responses to the survey.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The collected data will only be shared with Wikimedia Foundation staff and contractors 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. If you take this survey, 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.

The Wikimedia Foundation 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 data collected in this survey will be anonymized or aggregated within 90 days. Certain types of non-personally identifying information and aggregated or anonymized information may be kept indefinitely. See our Data retention guidelines for more information.

If you have questions about this survey, including requests to access or delete your information, please contact Thanks again for your feedback!

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.