Privacy Policy

We want to be as transparent about our Privacy Policy as possible, so if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to send me an email at [email protected] [ PGP Key ].

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Requests and Cookies

When you're visiting a web page, downloading required assets for it or using certain features, a request will be sent, of which we store

in correlation for up to 6 months in Germany.

This information is shared with the US-based company Cloudflare (Cloudflare's privacy policy) who will also set a unique cookie to identify you. Cloudflare and we use this information to mitigate attacks.

Aditionally, if you log in to,, or, we will set a unique cookie which proves ownership of your account so you can use our service under that account.

GDPR Rights

In case you find yourself unable to use a specific right granted to you by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), feel free to contact us via email at [email protected] [ PGP Key ].

We recognize your GDPR rights, even if you don't live in the EU.

Google Integrations

Our services,,,,, and use Google Analytics, Google AdSense, and/or "Login with Google" US-based company Google for all of which Google's Privacy Policy applies.

Google Analytics is used for analytical purposes and its data is stored with Google for up to 26 months.

Google AdSense is used to display ads for which we get financial compensation. Google will show you personalized ads if possible and retain data about your visit for further personalization.

If you Login with Google, Google will remember that you authorized our service until you click "Remove Access" in their "Apps with access to your account" options, and we will retain

in Germany until you delete your account for the purpose of providing you with an account and profile.

Other Integrations

If you Login with or link your account of one of the following services to an account of any of our services, we will store your unique username in Germany until you unlink that service for the purpose of displaying it on your profile and/or providing you with an account:

Aditionally, the services themselves will remember that you authorized our service until you unauthorize it.


When you chose to create an account on, we will store

in Germany, in correlation for the purpose of securing your account, displaying on your profile and personalizing the experience until you remove the information or delete you account.

Email Forwarding

If you enable email forwarding on, we will store

in correlation on our email servers in Germany to provide the forwarding service.

Additionally, for all incoming emails, we store:

which we use to improve our spam filters and compliance.

Currently, our email servers do not enforce encryption for receiving and sending, but try to enable it whenever possible, simply because too many providers don't support it yet.


When you upload a screenshot using the LavaShot App, it will be uploaded to our server in Germany, where it will be publically available in compressed form at its unique link unless we receive a correct abuse notice.

Let's Encrypt Certificates

When you generate a Let's Encrypt Certificate using, we will store

in correlation in Germany in order to re-deliver and renew your certificate for the time the certificate is valid.

A certificate is valid for 90 days. However, if click the "Claim + certificate" button on within the last 30 days before the certificate expires, it will be automatically renewed.

Your IP address will be shared with Cloudflare and Let's Encrypt so your certificate can be issued.

Code Analysis

This section applies to and the associated Github App.

We will store the uploaded files or the branch of your repository in Germany to analyize them until they have been analyzed.

In the case of the Github App, Github will store up to 50 annotations of the result of our analysis until the commit which triggered the analysis is deleted either by the branch or repository being deleted.

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