Privacy and Data Protection Notice v2 – July 2022
Our contact details
Name: Dr Emily Gardner (Data Protection Officer)
Address: Centre for AI, UCL, 90 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BH
The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information:
- Name, title, email, and affiliation. In limited cases, we also collect address and telephone number
We also collect limited cookies (see Cookies section).
How we get the personal information and why we have it
Personal information we process is provided to us in one of the following ways:
- directly by you;
for one of the following reasons:
- to register to attend Data for Policy conference, through our website;
- to act as author, peer reviewer, presenter or any other capacity for the Data for Policy conference, or Data & Policy journal
We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:
- through EasyChair (www.easychair.org), when you submit a proposal, or act as a reviewer or Chair for the Data for Policy conference
- through MailChimp if you sign up to our mailing list through the link on our website www.dataforpolicy.org
- through personal request from our team members for inclusion in community updates.
We use the information that you have given us in order to:
- organise and administer the Data for Policy conference
- inform you of news relating to Data for Policy conference and Data & Policy journal, including calls for papers and information on how to register for the conference, and other information which is needed for you to attend the conference in any capacity
- if you are an author of an accepted paper at the Data for Policy conference.
We may share this information with Cambridge University Press, in order to discharge our responsibilities to the Data & Policy journal, which are to receive, review and publish scholarly articles (https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/data-and-policy).
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting email@example.com. Please note that if you choose to do this, we will not be able to include you as an attendee at the Data for Policy Conference, or in any other capacity pertaining to the conference or the Data & Policy journal.
(b) We have a contractual obligation, for example where you register to attend the conference.
(e) We have a legitimate interest in the course of organising the Data for Policy conference, or publishing the Data & Policy journal.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How we store your personal information
We employ a variety of physical and technical measures to keep your personal information safe and to prevent unauthorised access to, use or disclosure. Access is restricted to Data for Policy and Data & Policy staff.
We keep your personal information only for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we process your personal information, namely organising the Data for Policy Conference and publishing the Data & Policy journal. We will then delete your information from our records, which includes mailing list and address books. If your name and affiliation appears in our official conference material, these will not be deleted.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
- Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
- Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
- Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
- Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
- Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
- Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
- You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at email@example.com
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk
Privacy and Data Protection Notice v2 – July 2022