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Agreement: personal_info_consent_2022

Consent to Collect, Use, and Disclose Personal Information

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The Federation may, in the course of its operations, collect, store, transmit, and use Personal Information to operate, maintain, and provide resources and services in the pursuit of its duties, the fulfillment of its mandate, or as part of its obligations to its funders.

This applies to the following Personal Information:

  • identity information (e.g. CC Identifier, username, CC role(s), etc)
  • session information (e.g. login IP, geo-localisation, session preference, etc.)
  • contact information (e.g. telephone number, email address)
  • academic information (e.g. institution, department, field of research, etc.)
  • Curriculum Vita (CV) information as contained in Canadian Common CV (CCV) or similar
  • Resources Allocation Competition (RAC) information
  • project information (e.g. project identifier, project membership, project title, project description, research area, etc.)
  • usage information (e.g. allocation identifier, allocation membership, resource utilization, service utilization, event attendance, etc.)

The Federation retains the right to store any of the Personal Information listed above. If you do not consent to this policy, the Federation will not be able to offer you its services.

There are organizations and individuals with which the Federation may share your Personal Information. These are:

  • Federation team members
  • Digital Research Alliance of Canada
  • Regional Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI)-serving organizations (BC DRI Group, Prairie DRI Group, Compute Ontario, Calcul Québec and ACENET)
  • Canadian academic institutions operating a service on behalf of the Federation
  • Institutions with which you are affiliated
  • External reviewers who take part in RAC
  • Funders, to comply with funding requirements, reports, or requests
  • Principal Investigators who require access to verify and approve sponsored users to whom they have provided access to their Federation resources
  • Law authorities, in cases in which the Federation or law enforcement suspect or discover a security-related event

The Digital Research Alliance will never disclose any Personal Information to third parties for the purposes of profit or advertisement.