Gitcoin's privacy policy describes how personal information of users on its website is used, shared, and stored. The privacy policy can be found through a link in the privacy settings of their profile. Users are encouraged to review its terms of use.

Having an understanding of Gitcoin's privacy policy can be valuable not only for users but also for contributors who may use the policy as a guideline when contributing to Gitcoin's codebase or working on other types of bounties.

The policy does not apply to the collection of data through third-party websites or services that users access through Gitcoin or submit to Gitcoin.

How Information Is Collected

Gitcoin uses different types of information and sources of data to improve your experience. Such information includes the following:

  • Ethereum Address (Public Key)
  • Identity information (e.g., first name, last name, IP address)
  • Contact information (e.g., email address)
  • Profile information (Github username, interests, preferences, feedback, survey responses)
  • Feedback
  • Marketing information
  • Usage information
  • Information about you from third party sources
  • Social Media Widgets
  • Google Analytics

How Information is Used

Personal information is used to empower Gitcoin users in several ways. In using users' personal information, communication streams are optimized, the platform can be improved, and we are able to function in pursuance of the law.

Gitcoin will never sell or share personal information without your express consent unless such action is in accordance with the privacy policy where necessary for compliance with laws, for business transfers, for professional advisors and service providers, for, affiliates, and in emergencies.

How We Secure Information

While users are responsible for keeping passwords and related data secure, the best efforts are made to ensure that the security and privacy of users are respected and optimized. For this reason, Gitcoin will never ask you to share your private keys or wallet seed.

Security measures used by Gitcoin are based on industry standards. Your information may be secured using layers of anonymity before it is used without additional notice to you.

Making Changes and Checks to Information

Requests can be made to to access information, review information, correct information, or delete information. You are also welcome to ask other questions or make additional comments about the privacy policy to

Legal Jurisdictions

EU Data Subjects and California residents may be subject to different considerations with respect to the use and collection of data. They are encouraged to read the privacy policy and their local laws and guidelines to inform their decisions. Users visiting Gitcoin from the European Union (EU) are encouraged to review Gitcoin's notice for EU data subjects, which provides details pertaining to their local laws and regulations.


This Wiki article does not constitute a privacy policy and should not be considered as a privacy policy. This Wiki article does not guarantee complete accuracy over the passage of time as the privacy policy may be changed over time. This Wiki article is independently made and should not be construed as a legal document or legal representation of Gitcoin in any way.