Privacy Policy

Depfu takes the protection of your personal data seriously. We are committed to protect personal data against loss, abuse, unauthorised access and illegal publication, tampering and deletion.

This document is an overview over the ways we guarantee this protection and what data is collected for which reason.

Last revised on February 16, 2017


When you use Depfu, certain data is sent to Depfu. This includes your name, email address or other information related to your source code. Using Depfu also generates other kinds of data, for example log data.

Log Data

Depfu collects certain request and transaction data in log files. This data is used for quality assurance, bug fixing, statistics and the securing of the system. Depfu can publish statistics publicly under the provision that no personal data is associated with them. Depfu collects IP addresses, referrers, browser technology information and access times for the outlined reasons.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Unauthorized Access

Depfu implements multiple mechanisms to avoid unauthorized access to account data or any other data.

Depfu accounts are secured with GitHub’s oAuth service. You are expected to choose a secure password for your GitHub account and store it safely, to avoid unauthorised access to your account. Depfu never sees your GitHub password and only maintains an access token to do its job.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.

We use cookies to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our service.

Exchange of Personal Information

Depfu uses your personal data in accordance with the Terms of Service ( and this privacy policy.

We will share your personal information with third parties only under one of the following conditions: (i) Depfu has your permission; (ii) there is a legal obligation to provide information; (iii) to secure Depfu or data of other users; (iv) to protect intellectual property; or (v) to execute the Depfu Terms of Service.


Depfu reserves the right to update this privacy policy at any time. The latest version is always available at

Objection, Revocation, Disclosure, Correction, Inhibition, Deletion

You have the right to revoke your consent for the use of your data as per § 13 Abs. 2 Nr. 4 of the German Telemediengesetz and you can, at any time, request a detailed report on the ways Depfu collects and uses your data. You also have the right, within the boundaries of the law, to request correction, inhibition or deletion of your data. If you desire this, send an email to and—if required—your email address and the time of access to Depfu. Depfu will then report on your request, and execute the inhibition or deletion of the data as far as possible. The report can be sent electronically, if requested.