Neuromatch Privacy Notice

Neuromatch, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation ("Neuromatch" or "we"), as a data controller, will process personal information collected hereunder in compliance with data protection laws and regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation EU/2016/679, as they may be applicable and amended from time to time. This privacy notice applies worldwide to all applicants and participants (“you”) of Neuromatch Academy's summer school program (the “Summer School Program”). Neuromatch may update this notice at any time but if we do so, we will provide you with an updated copy of this notice as soon as reasonably practical.

It is important that you read and retain this notice, together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you, so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information and what your rights are under the applicable data protection laws.

If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please email

Neuromatch will collect and process certain personal information provided directly by you for the following purposes:

If you fail to provide certain information when requested, Neuromatch may not be able to perform this contract (such as paying you or providing certain benefits), or Neuromatch may be prevented from complying with its legal obligations (such as to ensure the health and safety of workers).

Neuromatch will use your personal information where it is necessary to (i) perform this contract, (ii) comply with a legal obligation, or (iii) pursue the legitimate interest of Neuromatch or a third party to the extent your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests. These legitimate interests include the managing of the Summer School Program and scientific research. To the extent required by applicable law, Neuromatch may also seek to obtain your consent to process your personal information.

Neuromatch will share your personal information with third parties where required by law, where it is necessary to administer the working relationship or where Neuromatch has another legitimate interest in doing so. More specifically, Neuromatch may share your personal information with the following recipients:

Certain of these recipients might not be located in the European Economic Area or a country recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection. However, these transfers are either made to the United States to an importing entity that is a certified member of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or is necessary for the performance of the Independent Contractor Agreement.

Pursuant to certain applicable data protection legislation, Neuromatch must obtain your consent to carry out certain data processing operation. You are informed that Neuromatch will only use consent as a legal basis if it is required to do so by the locally applicable legislation. For more information about your specific situation, please contact: To extent required by applicable law, you agree that Neuromatch will transfer the following personal information, as described below:

Neuromatch will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes Neuromatch collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, Neuromatch considers the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of personal information, the purposes for which Neuromatch Academy processes the personal information and whether Neuromatch can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

You must inform Neuromatch of any change in the personal information provided to Neuromatch.

Under certain circumstances and to the extent you are located in the European Union, by law, you have the right to:

You may exercise such rights by sending an email at the following address: