ASF - Data Privacy

Welcome to the Data Privacy website.

The Apache Software Foundation is committed to protect the privacy of their Members, Committers and Users.

If you have questions related to privacy at The Apache Software Foundation which are not of confidential nature, feel free to ask on our (privately archived) mailing list: (requires login to view)

If you have confidential questions, please reach out to V.P., Data Privacy directly:

Privacy complaints / Removal requests

If you have complaints relating to the GDPR or CCPA, please reach out to:

Please note, we will reject requests generated by some automated tools. Please see our community FAQ

Want to help? Spot an error?

The preferred way to submit improvements is by GitHub PR: Privacy@Github

If you don’t want to submit PRs, you can also send your message to either (many people read this list) or to VP Privacy personally (

Do I need a DPA when I run your software?

Short answer: no. Please see: software users FAQ

Security issues

If you think you found a security issue, check out our Security page for information on how to report this.