- What type of personal information will the Supercomputing Challenge
collect about students?
The Challenge collects the following fields: name, address, email address,
contact information (phone number and mailing address), school, t-shirt
size, grade, parents names, parents email addresses, sponsoring teacher,
gender, ethnicity, citizenship, previous participation in the Challenge,
GUTS or CSforAll, if they are attending the Kickoff and if they will bring
a laptop to the Kickoff, and what math and programming courses they have had.
- How will this personal information be used by the Supercomputing
Challenge? Will the Supercomputing Challenge use or share the personal
information collected from students for commercial purposes?
The Challenge will use this information to be able to contact the students
and their parents as appropriate, to keep track of statistics of the
Challenge participants, and plan for Challenge events. The Challenge will
not share the personal information collected about students for commercial
- Does the Supercomputing Challenge enable parents to review and request
deletion of the personal information collected about their children?
Upon request to the Challenge management team, personal information
collected about their children can be removed from the Challenge database.
- What measures does the Supercomputing Challenge have in place to
protect the security, confidentiality, and integrity of the personal
information that it collects?
As data is collected it is divided in to different databases depending on
access needs. Personal information, except the student's name and email address
is not keep in an Internet accessible location.
- What are the Supercomputing Challenge's data retention and deletion
policies for personal information?
Data is kept for statistical analysis and future contact/follow-up capabilities.
Requests for deletion can be made to the Challenge management team.