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FAQ

What is meant by “standards”?

Question: What is meant by “standards”? Does this include technical development standards or best practice standards by sector?

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What is meant by “non personally identifiable data”?

Question: What is meant by “non personally identifiable data”? Why is it important that there is a mechanism for extracting or importing non-PII data from the system in a non-proprietary format?

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Multiple components to my project or program

There are multiple components to my project or program (eg. a web application, mobile application, API, and content), do I submit the components separately (one submission for each) or do I submit all the components under one project?

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Is there a deadline for my submission?

How to know which privacy laws are applicable for a given category such as software, ai model, data and standards.

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What does it mean to clearly define the ownership of what the project produces?

What does it mean to clearly define the ownership of what the project produces? What kind of information are we expected to include in order to qualify and in what format should this information be in?

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How can I tell if my project is contributing to the SDG?

Question: How do I know if my project is contributing to attainment of an SDG? How relevant does it have to be? Answer: A project as a whole, or its subcomponents mustcontribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. For example, a project with a goal, mission or vision relevant to an SDG could qualify, or a project that produces a data set relevant to an SDG could qualify. In either case, there must be a clear intention to provide or use the information to further the SDG in question.

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