Participating in our research
As well as being a networked art project, MoCC is also a social science research study. MoCC’s aim is to investigate relations between data, trade, place and values in order to understand more deeply the effects they might have on people and places both close by and more distant from us. We also want to know more about how participating in a digital art project like MoCC makes people think and feel about these things.
MoCC consists of various activities hosted online such as this website, and various activities organised for particular places and documented online. This series of activities is evolving and may include events not listed or events by other artists and researchers. By taking part in these activities you are becoming a part of this research process, and consenting to the personal information and opinions you input, as well as observations about your participation being gathered, recorded and analysed. If you have been involved in an organised activity at the Free Market in Finsbury Park, or the Exeter shop-gallery for instance, you will have been asked to complete a consent form, verbally consulted or visually informed about participant observation. Here on this site, we can only let you know in writing. You do not have to be part of this research study to take part in these activities. If you do not want your opinions and interactions to be part of our research please email us and let us know. If you don’t email us, we’ll assume that you’re ok with that.
Information we gather about you (including contact and other personal details) will be treated confidentially by us, and only be held on file by the artist researcher, University of Exeter and project partners for the purposes of this project. We will only use your details to contact you about the research, and to send information about the final artwork and case study. All the research materials gathered will be anonymised in the written case study and associated journal articles, presentations etc.
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Statements, views or opinions expressed in articles, comments or other contributions on the website are those of the content providers and/or users of the website and do not necessarily represent those of The MoCC Project.
Notice and take down policy
If the administrators of the MoCC Project website are notified of a potential breach of copyright, or
receive a complaint indicating a violation of any law on, including but not limited to, intellectual property rights, data protection, confidentiality, obscenity, defamation or libel, the item involved will be removed from the website as quickly as possible pending further investigation.
Where the grounds for complaint are considered plausible, a decision will need to be made as to whether the material involved may be made available again on the website, which may take some time if it is necessary for The MoCC Project to seek legal advice to resolve the complaint.
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