Members who financially support the work of the foundation by paying membership fees are given full access to our membership services including editorial services, when submitting work for publication and promotional services to build reputations. They appear first in membership listings, can rate and review other members work. Fee paying members are also eligible to join special interest groups, including the Steering Group and Ethics Committee. Full Individual Members can apply to use the post-nominal MDSF and full Organisational Members can use Data Science Foundation logos and branding on promotional material.
Membership fees are reviewed each year on 1st July and are paid on a voluntary basis
FREE MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES
Members who choose not to support our work financially will be given access to our publishing services but will receive fewer benefits than fee paying members. Free membership categories are:
Our payment option of choice is direct debit, known a direct bank payment in some countries. We accept regular monthly payments from banks in the following countries: All EU member states, USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. We also accept payment of fees by credit card. On request membership fees and be paid by bank transfer or TransferWise.
Members who financially support the work of the foundation through the payment of membership fees and donations will receive gold coin badges on their profile pages and will appear above non-financial contributors in the membership listings. Badges will be based on the type and value of financial support given. The coins are an indication to other members of your commitment to and support of the foundation.