FOSS Galaxy is a group of Free Software developers and users. Services are maintained by:
We collect information about you:
We use this data to:
We usually store this data about how you use our services in an identifiable form for just a few weeks. In speical circumstaces, like extended investigations about technical attacks, we may perserve log data for longer for analysis. We store aggregate statistics about use of the forum for as long as the forum exists but this does not include personally identifable information.
Many features of the services we provide require an account. For example, to file bug reports or post forum topics. To create an account, we require some personally identifable information such as your name and email address.
We use email addresses to:
You may also optionally provide additional information such as a short biography. This information may be made available as part of your public profile. You may delete this information at any time.
We store account data for as long as your account remains open.
You can access information we hold about you by doing the following:
We use a number of other companies to help us provide our services.
OVH is a hosting provider which provides some of our infrastructure and domain names. Their privacy notice can be found on their website.
Bhost are another hosting provider who provide us with storage and compute resources.
The following 3rd parties provide services to the public or our maintainers on our behalf. While we do not share data with them directly, you may interact with them though use of our software.
FOSS Galaxy operates as a group on Freenode, who provide our real-time chat services.
Sonartype operate the Maven Central repository, which we use to distribute our libraries. If you are using maven to download our projects, your IP address will be exposed to them.
Java maintainers who are reposible for publishing code to maven central have accounts with ossrh. We may reveal your affilation with us when granting you access to push to maven central.
The Python Software foundation operate pypi, which we use to distribute our libraries. If you are using pip to download our projects, your IP address will be exposed to them.
Docker operator Docker Hub, which is used to distribute our software images. If you are using docker hub to download our images, your IP address will be exposed to them.
This privacy statement was last amended on 27 May 2018.