Transparency notice for Data Science for Social Good Fellowship

This transparency notice applies to:

  • users of the Data Science for Social Good Fellowship Application forms for fellows, mentors, and project partners

 

Cookies

The form is set up using wufoo (www.wufoo.com) and uses cookies according to their cookie policy. This includes,

  • Website functionality cookies
  • Preference cookies
  • Social media cookies
  • Analytics cookies and,
  • Advertising cookies

Full information about what these cookies do and how you can manage them can be found at https://www.wufoo.com/cookie-policy/

How we use your personal information

If you apply to our fellowship programme we will collect your name, address, email address, phone number, and other information specified in the application form that you provide to us. This will be securely stored on Wufoo servers and after the applications deadline is over, on our secure database hosted at Amazon Web Services. The servers for Amazon Web Services are based in the USA.

Authorised administrators and reviewers from The University of Chicago, The University of Warwick,  The Alan Turing Institute, and Imperial College will use this personal information to review your application, make application decisions and to contact you regarding the status of your application

We aim to align our information storage and information management policies with the GDPR regulations, the EU legislation protecting personal information rights. Find out more about GDPR.

Lawful Basis for using your personal information

We will only use your personal information where the law allows us to. We use your personal information under the lawful basis of Contract.

Information sharing

We will not sell or rent your information, or share it with other companies for marketing purposes.

Information security

We have put in place:

  1. appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed; and
  2. procedures to deal with any suspected information security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

Linking to other websites

This transparency notice only covers the Data Science for Social Good Fellowship Application form. We are not responsible for how other websites track visitors and store information when you access them through links from our site. It is your own responsibility to check each website’s own transparency notice to find out how they use your personal information.

How long will we keep your personal information?

We will keep your personal information in our database system for up to 5 years after you apply to attend our workshop and for up to 5 years following the end of your engagement with us for the lawful processing basis as stated in this document.

Contact us

For further information or to provide feedback on our transparency notice, use of cookies, or would like us to remove any of your personal information that we hold, please contact us at datascience at uchicago.edu

Your rights

You have the right to be informed of how we collect and use your information, the right to access this information, to rectification, to erasure, to restrict processing, to information portability, to object to how we use your information, and rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

To exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information, please contact

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) regarding how we use your information.

Read more about your rights.