What data we collect

When you request to sign our manifesto, OpenSciences.org collects the following personal data: Name, email address, country, degree, title, and the primary school or company you are associated with.

When you subscribe to our newsletter, OpenSciences.org collects your name, as supplied by you, and email address.

As you browse OpenSciences.org our servers automatically collect standard Internet log information. We also collect anonymous visitor behavior data based on browser cookies.

How we collect your data

You directly provide OpenSciences.org with most of the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • voluntarily request to sign our manifesto, either by email or using our web form
  • subscribe to our newsletter
  • use our website

How we use your data

OpenSciences.org collects your data so that we can:

  • list you as a signatory on our manifesto page
  • send you newsletter emails when you subscribe

We do not sell or otherwise share your data with third parties.

How we store your data

Once we accept your request to become a manifesto signatory, your associated data will be shown publicly on our manifesto. Newsletter subscriber data is kept for the life of your subscription, which ends when you unsubscribe or automatically when your address stops accepting email. This and all other data we collect is stored securely at data centers in California.

You can request that your personal data be removed at any time by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Changes to our privacy policy

OpenSciences.org keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on December 5th, 2019.

Contact us

If you have any questions about OpenSciences.org’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..