This data policy outlines how we collect, use, store, and protect the personal data of individuals who sign our online pledge (hereinafter referred to as “Signatories”). We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your data in accordance with all applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The data we collect from Signatories:
Name: Your first and last name. We require this to identify you as an individual who signs the pledge.
Email: Your email address. We require this to notify you when the target number of signatures is reached, and the pledge becomes active.
Pledge information: Whether you signed the pledge and your optional comments or reasons for signing. We use this to accurately record your participation in the pledge.
Contact preferences: Whether you wish to receive additional (optional) contact from the Free Our Knowledge community that is not essential to the pledge.
Note that the above are collected and stored only with your consent. You consent to the secure collection and storage of this information when you submit the pledge form.
We use your data for the following purposes:
We will not share your personal data with any third parties except for:
We will only store your data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. In the case of the online pledge, this typically means storing your name and pledge information indefinitely to maintain a record of Signatories. However, you can request to have your data deleted at any time.
We collect data using Google Forms, and the data are stored securely in Google’s cloud servers.
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
As a Signatory, you have the following rights with respect to your data:
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at email@example.com.
We may update this data policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated policy on our website. This policy was last updated at 24-1-2024.
If you have any questions about this data policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.