This statement describes how and when Wikimedia collects, uses, and shares the information we receive from scholarship applicants.
The information you submit in these applications will be shared only with the Wikimedia Foundation staff and contractors, as well as the Wikimania scholarship team members, who need to process this information in order to administer the scholarship program, 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.
We will publish a list of scholarship recipients’ user names on Meta at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:TPS/Wikimania_scholars.
Wikimedia is a global organization committed to promoting free and open knowledge. By completing this application, 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. Information submitted via this form may be kept indefinitely. See our data retention guidelines for more information. For questions about this application, or to access or change your answers, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Thanks again for your feedback!