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OSS COMPASS Privacy Policy

OSS Compass is provided by OSCHINA ("Shenzhen AOSI Network Technology" or "we/us") and we are committed to protecting the privacy of the user of our services and our website ("You/r"). This Privacy Policy is part of the OSS Compass Terms of Use and explains our practices regarding the use of personal data collected and processed through our services and website. Defined terms set out herein shall have the same meaning as in OSS Compass Terms of Use of which it forms part.

By accessing or using the Website in any form and in particular, by sending your data in a contact or registration form, you agree to be bound by these Privacy Policy. If you do not accept any term of these Privacy Policy, then you may not access the Website or use our services.

The entity responsible for processing the data in the OSS Compass website or through our services is Shenzhen AOSI Network Technology, located at No. 136, Zhongkang Road, Futian District, Shenzhen (19th Floor, Building 4, Shenzhen New Generation Industrial Park). All communications regarding the processing of your personal data shall be directed to


Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.


Log-in data: You must necessarily access the platform through the Gitee, GitHub portals of your choice by entering your credentials. When you access our services using third party credentials (Gitee, GitHub), we will import your information from any of these third parties to create an account on our service.

These data are mandatory and if they are not provided we cannot contact you and respond to your requests.

  • Newsletter. If you want to subscribe to receive our newsletter, your email address will be collected in our webform "Join the newsletter" in order to send you the latest news about our Service.
  • Give us feedback: if you would like to give us feedback about our services, you will need to sign in to your Gitee/GitHub account by entering your email and password or through any of the other providers listed (Gitee, Github)

OSS Compass automatically collects data regarding your browsing of the website, such as your IP address, the browser you are using, the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave the site.


The personal data which may be generated during the course of services provided by OSS Compass website services will be processed by us as a Data Processor. Under no circumstances the personal data of third parties resulting from our analysis services will be disclosed.


It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. You are responsible for the accuracy of the information you provide to us and you are expected to update any information you provide us with.


You may opt out of or withdraw your consent to receive direct marketing emails from us by using the unsubscribe or opt out mechanisms included in our marketing emails or by emailing You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists via the applicable mailing list's subscription website or, in some cases, by using the unsubscribe mechanisms included in such emails.


We use your personal data to: a) Contact you and manage the professional and commercial relationship with you. b) Manage any request you are asking us and provide our services. c) Send you newsletters, event announcements, product notices including those announcing changes to our terms or policies, promotional offers and surveys. d) For sign-in users, provide our services.

Data collected automatically from website use will be maintained and used in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the site/s, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.


We have implemented commercially reasonable precautions designed to protect the information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.

We implement security measures and personal data protection schemes as required by law to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of your data and protection against unauthorized access, modification or destruction.

You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your passwords, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing robust passwords that nobody else knows or can easily guess, not using a password for more than one site or service, and keeping your log-ins and passwords private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity. We ask you to promptly notify us if you become aware that any information provided by or submitted to our Sites or through our Services is lost, stolen, or used without permission at


We process your personal data with strict confidentiality in accordance with applicable law. However, we shall disclose any personal or other data you provide us in compliance with a legal obligation or in order to correctly deliver our Services or perform other obligations in accordance with our website terms or professional terms of engagement, or in the event of a corporate operation involving investment, merger or sale.

Except as indicated, we do not reveal any of your data unless it is necessary for the performance of our services, or to our professional suppliers who provide us their services (email, storage, etc.).

We inform you that we use the following international third-party services to provide our Services:

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.


We generally keep personal information only for as long as required to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. However, in some circumstances, we may retain personal information for other periods of time, for instance where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, tax and accounting requirements, or if required to do so by a legal process, legal authority, or other governmental entity having authority to make the request, for so long as required. In specific circumstances, we may also retain your personal information for longer periods of time corresponding to a statute of limitation, so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges.


Access and Amendment. If you have registered with us and created a OSS Compass ID profile or an OSS Compass Account wish to access or update certain personal information contained therein, you may do so online by visiting the “My Profile” or “My Account” settings in your respective account or by visiting If you have any questions about our practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at


This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 03, 2022. If we adjust our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this page and/or continue to provide access to a copy of the prior version. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy that materially change how we treat your personal information, we will endeavor to provide you with reasonable notice of such changes, such as via prominent notice on our Sites or to your email address of record, and where required by law, we will obtain your consent or give you the opportunity to opt out of such changes.

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