Schmidt Sciences LLC supports programs that tackle important problems of scientific knowledge by working across institutions and disciplines, as well as programs to support individuals in public service and solving global challenges. This Privacy Notice explains the personal information we collect, use, and share to operate our programs.

Information we collect

If you are involved with or have applied to one of our programs, we may collect:

  • Basic biographical details (e.g., name, gender, date of birth) and contact information
  • Professional information and affiliations, such as title, role, employment details, career history, and professional activities
  • Application materials, such as research proposals, CVs, reference letters, cover letters, personal statements, and work product
  • Academic information, such as background, educational experiences, qualifications, certifications, and licenses
  • Financial information, e.g. for dispersing funds or reimbursements
  • Surveys and feedback
  • Photographs and other recordings, either provided by you or taken at events
  • Social media information, such as LinkedIn
  • Any other information you provide to the program

When you browse our site, we collect:

  • Technical Information, such as your browser, operating system, language preference, and IP address
  • Cookies, pixels and similar technologies that are used to track online activity
  • Usage information, such as which pages you viewed and the websites or search terms that referred you to the site

If you attend an event, we may collect

  • Basic biographical details (e.g., name, gender, date of birth) and contact details
  • Professional information and affiliations 
  • Personal preferences, such as dietary preferences and accommodations 
  • Travel information, such as travel preferences and reservations, and passport and visa information
  • Event logistics, such as which activities you are attending
  • Surveys and feedback 
  • Financial information, e.g., for reimbursements
  • Photos of you

Special Categories of Data

  • Some of our programs optionally collect race or ethnicity.  We use this data to assess the diversity of our programs. Some programs and events also collect health information, such as vaccination status.