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rOpenSci website privacy policy

This Privacy Policy is applicable to our website. By using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

What information do we obtain?

We collect information about visitors’ devices and browsers, such as browser version and type, IP address, website referred from and country of visitor.

What do we do with this information?

We use this information to improve our sites and services. This information may also be used for statistical purposes. However, we may share de-identified aggregate or summary information regarding visitors publicly or with volunteers, partners or third parties, including but not limited to funding entities. We may use publicly available data of the external online services in programmatic analysis and evaluation.

Website analytics

Our websites are served by Cloudflare. We use Matomo for analytics. Matomo uses cookies, but you can use this website when declining their installation. We set up Matomo for respecting DoNotTrack headers.

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We use Sendgrid for managing contacts and sending the newsletter. We used to use MailChimp.


Your privacy is very important to us. However, due to the existing legal and technical environment (e.g., third party interception of information), we cannot ensure that your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties in ways not described in this policy. We may disclose information when we believe such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law; enforce our agreements, or protect the rights, property or safety of our users or others.

What about third party links on our websites?

Our websites provide links to third party sites as a service to visitors. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, security measures or data collection practices of third party sites or for their content. The choice to access these sites is at the visitor’s own risk.

Who should be contacted regarding this Privacy Policy?

For questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact [email protected].


This privacy policy builds upon element of The Carpentries privacy policy.

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