The service may keep a secure, anonymized record of your data for analytical purposes even after the data retention period

The data retention period states how long a service keeps user data. In this case, the service may anonymize the personal data after its retention period is over and use it for analytical or research purposes.

Classification: bad

Weight: 40

Service Title Rating Status Author
Amnesty International Limited (UK) "After this time the data will either be deleted or we may retain a secure anonymised record for research and analytical purposes.</p" APPROVED Michael Curator
Outfit7 "We may also retain your information in an anonymised form.</li>" APPROVED arlo Staff
Goguardian "To dispose of any personal information, we may anonymize it, delete it or take other appropriate steps." APPROVED Esmooth Curator
Tactical Tech "We always anonymise data that we use externally, even in the context of evaluation, research and reports. Occasionally, internal data is not anonymised, however it is securely kept and used for a specific purpose, and only used for the amount of time that it is needed." DECLINED ToS;DRemuedu Curator
Open Humans " This may include using your information for analytical purposes. " APPROVED arlo Staff
Ecosia "We only keep fully anonymised search data after 7 days</li> " DECLINED Anonymous
Ecosia "The anonymised data are saved for as long as is necessary" APPROVED (deactivated) Suspended
Cloudflare "<p>We keep your personal information personal and private. We will not sell, rent, share, or otherwise disclose your personal information to anyone except as necessary to provide our services or as otherwise described in this Policy without first providing you with notice and the opportunity to consent.</p>" DECLINED Esmooth Curator
Mega "Where there is no enforcement action likely or commenced and the 12 month period has expired, or after such longer period as is applicable in the case of records of financial transactions relating to your account that we are legally required to retain, Account Data that identifies you will be anonymised, but where you are a contact of, have had a folder shared with you by, or have chatted with, another MEGA user, those details will continue to be retained to allow services to continue for those other users. " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
BBC "Keep in mind:</p> <ul> <li>we keep a record of how you've used our services, but this information can't be linked back to you" APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
Attendify "<p>To continue to provide an effective service, we may store non-personally identifiable information perpetually and may anonymize your personally identifiable information and store that anonymized information perpetually." APPROVED KnossosDomovoi Curator
Dailymotion "We may also continue to use some of the Data in anonymized or pseudonymized forms for various operational and analytical purposes." APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Neurohr Bytes Software "On backup systems</strong> your data is stored on encrypted hard drives and locked servers. Our employees have no direct access to these storages during regular operation." DECLINED Dr_Jeff Staff
edX "These archives will be used to produce encrypted research data packages for Members, and each such Member may also keep and use course data for scientific research." APPROVED nolawyer
PsychonautWiki "Therefore, parts, or all, of the recorded user data may be used to segment users and derive, induce or deduce, behavioural classes and patterns, reflecting the interests and motivations of a user, that may be used to form meaningful target groups.</li> <li>Using collected, anonymized data, we may develop features that take advantage of this and improve the user experience for everyone." APPROVED Souroozelooz
Xiaomi "An exception to this is personal information that we are processing for public interest, scientific, historical research, or statistical purposes. Xiaomi will continue to retain this type of information for longer than its standard retention period, where permitted based on applicable laws or your request, even if further data processing is not related to the original purpose of collection.</p>" APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Prezi "If you are not a user from a Designated Country, we may retain a back-up copy of your Private or Public User Content potentially with Personal Data in it, indefinitely." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
PrivacyTools "but those statistics do not include data identifiable to you personally." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
hCaptcha "Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, any such Aggregate/De-identified Data may be used by IMI for any business purpose during or after the term of this Agreement, including without limitation to develop and improve the Services and to create and distribute reports and other materials. Customer Data may also persist and be displayed in the system for a limited period of time not to exceed 180 days after a job is complete, for example as automatic calibration or validation data for Intuition Machines systems." DECLINED Dr_Jeff Staff
Guilded "Afterwards, we retain some information in a depersonalized or aggregated form but not in a way that would identify you personally. " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Stack Exchange "Please note that some information may remain in our records even after you request deletion of your information as permitted by the Privacy Shield Principles. " DECLINED Michael Curator
CNED "Destruction, anonymisation et archivage de vos données</b> <br> </p> <p> </p> <p>A l’issue de la durée de conservation nécessaire à la finalité concernée, vos données à caractère personnel sont :</p> <p>- supprimées définitivement pour l’ensemble des données de votre compte « Ma classe à la maison »<br> </p> <p>- elles peuvent être archivées&nbsp. pour la durée légale de conservation posée par le décret 2011-219 pour les données relatives aux classes virtuelles auxquelles vous avez participé. " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Swiss Government "Tracking is carried out using JavaScript and Pixel but only within the domain ( and is completely under the Federal Administration’s control, with all data remaining in Switzerland." DECLINED welda Curator
LinkedIn "In some cases we choose to retain certain information (e.g., insights about Services use) in a depersonalized or aggregated form." APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Neurococi " <p>Este posibil ca, în urma solicitării de ștergere a datelor, să anonimizeze aceste date (lipsindu-le astfel de caracterul personal) și să continue în aceste condiții prelucrarea pentru scopuri statistice;</p> <ul>" DECLINED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Alibaba "anonymize it" APPROVED private prawn Curator
Google Chrome "Logs of these suggestion requests are retained for two weeks, after which 2% of the log data is randomly selected, anonymized, and retained in order to improve the suggestion feature." APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Doctolib " </p> <p>A l’expiration des durées de conservation, les Données à caractère personnel des Utilisateurs sont supprimées de façon définitive ou anonymisées.</p> " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
MobyGames "MobyGames will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Prisma Media "<li>Les Données Personnelles seront ainsi conservées pour la période pendant laquelle vous utilisez nos Services, et supprimées au plus tard 3 (trois) ans à compter de notre dernier contact, sauf anonymisation ou obligation légale de conserver certaines données pour une durée plus longue. </li> </ul>" APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Line Corporation "We may continue to retain Personal Data in a format in which individuals cannot be identified after the lapse of the storage period prescribed pursuant to Applicable Laws and our internal rules.</p>" APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Free "</p> <p>Les données personnelles dont FREE a besoin pour la finalité pour laquelle elles ont été collectées, nécessaires au respect d’une obligation légale et/ou à la constatation, à l’exercice ou à la défense de droits en justice pourront cependant ne pas être supprimées mais feront l’objet d’archivage, d’accès limités ou de mesure d’anonymisation" APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Translate "<li>If user data is required for analytical and statistical purposes the pseudonymisation principle is followed by replacing user-related data by random, anonymous blocks of text. " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
YouTube "Other data is deleted or anonymized automatically after a set period of time, such as advertising data in server logs.</li> <li>" APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff "We may still maintain minimal metadata about the now deleted files to ensure that clients who at one point had access to these files can render these deletions gracefully. Post account-deletion we may also maintain your email address, IP address and user agent information in a hashed form to prevent an abuse of free trials." APPROVED bsoyka
Credit Karma "Furthermore, except to the extent necessary for legal or regulatory recordkeeping purposes, we anonymize the data in your Member Profile two years after you deactivate your account. It may take a little more time for our automated backup systems to fully process the anonymized account, though." APPROVED Overtlycovert
Trakt "Deleting your account removes any Personal Information attached with your account and anonymizes your statistical data.</p>" APPROVED yoharnu
Archive of Our Own "however, we may have to retain some information for a longer period as legal records or for auditing purposes." APPROVED eliotwl Curator
Represent "ven if we<br> delete some or all of your personal information, we may continue to retain and use aggregated or anonymous data<br> previously collected so that it can no longer be used for personal identification and/or anonymize or aggregate your<br> personal information." APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
do not pay "We may also indefinitely retain information that has been de-identified." APPROVED Sylv1_Durif
Enphase "When we no longer require the personal information we have collected about you, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible." APPROVED arthurlutz Curator
Delta Math "We may maintain anonymized, aggregated data, including usage data, for analytics purposes" APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
kik-messenger "Indefinitely if it is aggregated, anonymized, and de-identified (i.e., not capable of identifying you).</p>" APPROVED shiftydino
Yleisradio "convert them into an anonymous format that prevents the identification of an individual person" APPROVED lr19_
Webtoon (Naver/Line) The service may keep a secure, anonymized record of your data for analytical purposes even after the data retention period APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Ornikar The service may keep a secure, anonymized record of your data for analytical purposes even after the data retention period APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff " Without limit of time after anonymization or pseudonymization." APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Google "When you delete data, we follow a deletion process to make sure that your data is safely and completely removed from our servers or retained only in anonymized form. " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
LingQ "Additionally, we may retain information from deleted accounts to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect fees, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with investigations, enforce the Terms of Service and take other actions permitted by law. The information we retain will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy. </p> <p> Information about you that is no longer necessary and relevant to provide our Services may be de-identified and aggregated with other non-personal data to provide insights which are commercially valuable to LingQ" DECLINED levijneuwirth
IXL "When account information is deleted or de-identified, certain residual information may remain within our archive records, such as for customer and technical support, billing and tax purposes." APPROVED Hantalyte
BlueStacks "Afterwards, we retain some information in a depersonalized or aggregated form but not in a way that would identify you personally.</p>" APPROVED levijneuwirth
OpenAI "</p> <p>We may also anonymize or de-identify your Personal Information (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes, as described above, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.<br> " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Course Hero The service may keep a secure, anonymized record of your data for analytical purposes even after the data retention period APPROVED levijneuwirth
Adblock Plus "Note</strong>: “Aggregated usage statistics”, such as analytics data and other data without any connection to a single user, may be retained beyond these periods.</p>" APPROVED levijneuwirth
MuseScore "When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Personal Data, we will either delete or anonymise it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your Personal Data has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your Personal Data and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.</li> </ol>" APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
TermsFeed "</p> <p>The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.</p> " APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
King Digital Entertainment (Candy Crush) "We may also retain your information in an anonymised form." APPROVED levijneuwirth
Conjuguemos "We may retain and use de-identified data (i.e., data which has been stripped off of all information that can be used to identify a person) for purposes of research, improvement of our products and services, and/or the development of new products and services." APPROVED Hantalyte
FamilyTreeDNA "We will store your sample for at least twenty-five (25) years unless you request otherwise." APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Pexgle "We also retain some of your information, which is anonymised, as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements, to support business operations and to continue to develop and improve the Services." APPROVED Agnes_De_Lion Staff
Lichess "Please note, however, that LICHESS is entitled to oppose the deletion of certain data, when their retention is necessary for particularly important reasons, such as the protection and defence of its interests in court.</p> <p>In addition, we may choose, instead of deleting the data, to proceed with their complete and irreversible anonymization. In this way, we will be entitled to keep this data in a format that no longer allows you to be identified (for example: for statistical purposes).</p>" APPROVED donno Curator
Paradox Interactive " We may keep your information for longer for research or statistical purposes. If we do, we will make sure your information is anonymised and non-traceable to you as a person." APPROVED levijneuwirth
Viagogo "During and after expiry of this period, we will continue to use data which does not identify individual users in an aggregated form.&nbsp. We use this aggregated data for data analysis, trend identification and research purposes, for example to gain insights about our users and to make improvements to our website" APPROVED napen123
Khan Academy "We may not be able to delete data in all instances, such as information retained in technical support logs and other business records. We will not be required to delete any information which has been de-identified or disassociated with personal identifiers such that it can no longer be used to reasonably identify a particular individual." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
Kaspersky "For the process of retrieving your requested information from our websites, our servers store certain data needed for service delivery and/or for statistical or security purposes in anonymized or pseudonymized form (pseudonymized form means data is collected under a pseudonym, i.e. a unique random alphanumeric string generated internally in order to identify each data record). In this context, general information is recorded, such as your domain name or browser type." APPROVED Dr_Jeff Staff
Dairy Queen "Google Analytics tracks how people use and interact with our Websites anonymously. They provide us a report with no personal information in it that helps us understand things like how people find and get to our Websites, what people are looking for when they visit us, what ad campaigns help us entice fans to our restaurants, and how we could make our Websites better. If you want more information about how Google Analytics uses data, you can check it out – or opt out of it – here:" DECLINED blazyrawr
Sanoma Media Finland "Jos tiedolla on liiketoiminnallista arvoa, voimme tietojen poiston sijaan anonymisoida tiedon esimerkiksi aggregoimalla tiedon niin, ettei tietoa enää voida yhdistää yksittäiseen henkilöön." PENDING lr19_
Marcus "<p>If your relationship with us ends, we will continue to treat your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy or as set forth in the privacy notice for the applicable Product" PENDING DJJ05
Vouchley "No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than six (6) months past the termination of the user's account.</p> <p>When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymise such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible" PENDING DJJ05
BullVPN "We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary during the period you are a customer or under relationship with us, or for as long as necessary in connection with the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, unless law requires or permits a longer retention period" PENDING welda Curator

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