HWDI is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, for instance by applying for the Innovations in Science Literacy Award (ISLA), then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
HWDI may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. If you are not happy, please contact us at the address below.
This policy takes account of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and is effective from 25th May 2018.What we collect:
We will collect the following information from applicants for our annual Innovations in Science Literacy Award (ISLA). Similar information will be collected from those who contact HWDI via the website contact page.
- Applicant’s name
- Applicant’s work information including organisation, place of work and country affiliation (if relevant). Also the location of the proposed project.
- Applicant’s contact information including email address and telephone number and the organisation website address if available.
- We require this information to check that the application complies with the terms and conditions of the Award. These terms and conditions are clearly available on the HWDI website.and provide you with accurate information regarding the application, judging and award processes.
- We will be acknowledging receipt of ISLA applications via the email provided in the application.
- We will be informing certain applicants that their project has reached the final selection group, again via the email provided in the application. We will also be communicating with the winner by email, in person, and/or phone.
- We are creating a database of individuals and organisations interested in promoting science literacy throughout the world. This database will not be shared with any other person or organisation.
- HWDI is interested in collaborating with a wide network of individuals and organisations focused on improving science literacy. We will contact you to request sharing your information within this network and will only do so when we have received your permission in writing.
- As part of this network, we would like to provide you with details of publications, meetings, symposia, programmes, projects and other initiatives in the wider fields of science literacies - education, agriculture, ecology, health education and makerspaces. We will only do so if we receive your written agreement to this
- As part of the network, we may contact you for contributions to publications or surveys relevant to science literacy. We will seek your permission to contact you in this way. In addition, Your agreement will always be sought should HWDI decide to publish the findings of such surveys or questionnaires.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties except to help prevent fraud or are required by law to do so. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:Hardie Wren Development Initiatives
12 Stephen Road
Oxon OX3 9AY
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