The service may keep a secure, anonymized record of users' 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 ArloJamesBarnes Curator
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
Ecosia "We only keep fully anonymised search data after 7 days</li> " DECLINED Anonymous
Open Humans " This may include using your information for analytical purposes. " APPROVED ArloJamesBarnes Curator
Ecosia "The anonymised data are saved for as long as is necessary" APPROVED (deactivated)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
stackexchange "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


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