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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Radboud University's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you through DearScholar. The informed consent procedure as well ass our research data management plan are both approved by the Ethics Assessment Commitee of Law and Nijmegen School fo Management (EACLM 202-01), Radboud University, the Netherlands.

We only ask for personal information in so far we truly need it for our scientific research projects. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. Collected data will be used -- only in aggregated anonymized form -- in scientific presentations and articles as stated in the informed consent letter you signed at the start of this research project.

We only retain collected information for as long as stated in the inforrmed consent letter. What data we store, we’ll protect within all commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information and withdraw your consent at any time.

Your continued use of DearScholar will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle your data and personal information, feel free to contact us, the university's data steward team, or the EACLM. Contact details are provided upon request.

This policy is effective as of 11 October 2019.

Dr. Peter Kruyen, Department of Public Administration, Radboud University, the Netherlands