Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.digitalgendergaps.org.
We are an academic project studying large aggregate datasets to produce country-level estimates of gender inequality in technology access.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We do not collect any data from visitors to our site. Technical information about your connection may be stored in server logs, and our CDN may process some visitor characteristics to produce aggregate connection statistics.


No data is stored in cookies, or other forms of browser storage.

Embedded content from other websites

Our site has no embedded content so other sites should not be able to track your visit here.


Our CDN (Cloudfront) records aggregate visitor stats to our site that includes visitor characteristics, these are provided to us in aggregate form. Our CDN is not authorised by us to process any other data, or store any personal data after it has been processed into aggregate statistics.

Facebook advertising data

We collect aggregate, anonymous counts of Facebook users from the Facebook Marketing API. We receive only an aggregate counts of users and we do not process or store any individual user identifiers.

This data is then processed and combined with other data and used as inputs in our prediction models to generate the gender gap estimates presented. All visualisations and estimates generated as a part of the project is shared freely for academic, research and informational purposes only. No commercial use is permitted.

Who we share your data with

No personal data is collected or shared by us.

What rights you have over your data

If we held any of your personal data, you could request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You could also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This would not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Our contact information

Contact us at digitalgendergaps@gmail.com if you have any questions, concerns or data enquiries.