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Github Privacy Guide

Github: Build software better, together.

Full Github privacy policy

Data Shared with Github

PasswordApp InformationYES
Referring siteApp InformationYES
User nameApp InformationYES
Browser typeDeviceYES
Language preferenceDeviceYES
Ip addressDeviceYES
EmailPersonal InformationYES
Date and time of each visitor requestTimeYES
Personal pictureApp InformationNO
NamePersonal InformationNO

How to Protect Your Privacy on Github

Keep Your Email Address Private

You can hide your email address from your Github public profile

Review and Delete Unnecessary Applications

Github may share data with third-party applications

How to Delete Your Github Account

To delete your Github account, visit your Account settings and click on “Delete your account”.

How to Contact Github About Your Privacy

You may contact GitHub by filling out their Privacy contact form
You may also email them directly at with the subject line “Privacy Shield Concerns.” GitHub will respond within 45 days at the latest.

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