The Nine Dots Prize website (https://www.ninedotsprize.org/) (the “Website”) is owned and operated by The Kadas Prize Foundation a company registered in England and Wales with company number (08991513), registered charity number (1157614) and registered address of 4th Floor, Marble Arch House, London W1H 5BT (the “Foundation”, “us” or “we”).
The Foundation is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with any documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
We may collect information from you online in the following ways:
(a) our use of Google Analytics cookies (please see below, under “Cookies”);
(b) your application for the Prize;
(c) your profile;
(d) your request for information;
(e) your contacting us with enquiries or other correspondence; and/or
(f) your posting of comments on to the website or our social media channels.
If you take one of the steps mentioned above, we may collect and process personal information about you such as:
(a) your name, email address and other contact information;
(b) information you enter onto the website;
(c) records of your correspondence with us, if you have contacted us;
(d) details of your visit to the website; and/or
(e) other details relevant to your registration or profile.
The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by persons operating outside of the EEA who work for us. If we do send your personal data outside the EEA we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the recipient implements appropriate measures to protect your information.
We collect information about those who interact with the Prize, in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws and regulations, for the following reasons:
1. To provide information to those who have signed up on the launch and progress of the Prize, for the current cycle and in the future.
2. To interact with those who have submitted as part of administering the Prize.
3. To analyse those who have submitted to the Prize, where they are from, the types of response they submitted so we can feed this information back into later Prize cycles. This may include using this information for academic purposes.
4. To comply with applicable laws and regulations;
5. To provide information about us and our charitable activities and services to those who have signed up to receive this information; as well as notification about our activities or services.
6. To ensure that the content from our website is being presented in the most effective manner for visitors and their computers.
The responses submitted as part of each Prize cycle will be deleted once the Prize book for that cycle has been published.
If at any time you do not wish to receive further information about us and our services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information may be shared with Cambridge University Press (CUP) and CRASSH at Cambridge University in order to administer and run the Prize. We may disclose your personal information to other third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of the Foundation, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of anti-money laundering legislation and credit risk reduction.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
The website may, from time to time, contain links to third party websites (such as supporting organisations). If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our user’s browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.