GDPR Notice

Information Regarding the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for IRB- FY2020-4592

This research study will collect personally identifiable information about you. As indicated, the Principal Investigator of this study is Jan Plass, STEINHARDT - Consortium for Research and Evaluation of Advanced Technologies in Education (CREATE), Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University. New York University and the Principal Investigator are jointly responsible for the conduct of this research study. New York University will act as the data controller for this study and is responsible for looking after your information and using it properly. NYU will keep identifiable information about you for 3 years after the study has finished.

You have the following rights over the personally identifiable information collected about you during this study:

  • The right to request access to the personally identifiable information that the researchers have collected about you, as well as the right to request correction of any information that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to request a copy of your identifiable information in electronic format so that you can transmit the data to third parties, or to request that the researchers directly transfer your personally identifiable information to one or more third parties.
  • The right to request that your personally identifiable information no longer be used for the purposes of this research, including if you withdraw from this study.
  • The right to request erasure of your personally identifiable information, as well as the right to restrict processing to certain limited purposes where erasure is not possible.

To ensure the integrity of the study, your information may not be erased where this would render impossible or seriously impair the purposes of the research.

If you agree to participate in this study but later change your mind, the researchers will keep the information about you that they have already obtained, unless you request otherwise. After you have agreed to participate in this study, your rights to access, change, move, erase, or object to the continued use of information already collected about you may be limited, as the researchers need to manage your information in specific ways in order for the research to be reliable and accurate. To safeguard your rights, the researchers will use the minimum personally-identifiable information possible.

The researchers’ legal basis for the collection and use of personally identifiable information about you is their legitimate interests in the collection of reliable and accurate data for scientific analysis. Your data will be processed by Eventbrite and Qualtrics on behalf of New York University. This platform is compliant with GDPR requirements.

New York University is a global university headquartered in the United States. If you agree to participate in this study, your personally identifiable information will be transmitted directly to NYU researchers in the United States. Data protection laws in the United States may not be as strong as the laws where you reside.

To exercise any of the above rights, you should contact the Principal Investigator Jan Plass at 212 998 5520,, 196 Mercer St., 8th Floor. If you have any concerns or complaints with respect to the handling of your personally identifiable information in this study, you can contact New York University’s Data Protection Officer, Peter Christensen, at c/o Data Protection Officer’s Office, 70 Washington Square South, Room 1201, New York, NY 10012, +1 212 992 7256, If you are not satisfied with the Data Protection Officer’s response or if you believe that the researchers are using your personally identifiable information in a way that is not lawful, you can complain to the following data protection authority:

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