Privacy Policy

Last modified: Januari 31, 2023.

Privacy Policy

General Information

Scitor ( / is owned and operated by MindByte. Scitor ("we", "us" or "our") applies this policy to the Subscriber (the "Subscriber", "user", you" or "your"). By using Scitor, you expressly consent to the data handling practices described in this notice.

We collect no information of those who sign up to Scitor apart from the name of the repositories, the owner organisation and the user initiating the installation that Scitor is installed into and aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, and information volunteered by the consumer. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web pages and the quality of our service, and is not shared with or sold to other organisations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances: It is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law. We transfer information about you if Scitor is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Scitor will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Information Gathering and Usage

You may provide to Scitor personal information if you as an individual, or otherwise, sign up to use Scitor. Scitor uses collected information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, and research. We do not store the email contents, nor the email headers, but they do pass through our servers and the systems of our email provider. Email address for blocking purposes are stored in a hashed format and cannot be retrieved.


A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are required to use the Scitor service. We use cookies to record current session information, but do not use permanent cookies. Analytics cookies allow us to track analytics data about usage of Scitor website. You may use your browser settings to disable non-essential cookies.

Data Storage

Scitor uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the service. Although Scitor owns the code, databases, and all rights to the application, you retain all rights to your data.

Source Code

Scitor does not store any of the user's private source code unless given explicit, written permission to access their source code in order to provide support. Scitor does not store GitHub credentials. Using GitHub apps means we do not access your GitHub password and that you can revoke our access at any time. Scitor uses certificate authentication with GitHub to obtain a temporary token in order to create Discussions and add comments.

Data Security

We always put security at the forefront of our services. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Scitor, and you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our safeguards, however, we make industry reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. If you find a vulnerability, please report it to us immediately at We ask that you do not publicly share the issue until it has been resolved.


Scitor may disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas or when your actions violate the Terms of Service.


Scitor may periodically update this policy, without further notice to you and this will be reflected by a "last modified" date above. It is your responsibility to check this policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Service following the posting of any changes to this policy constitutes acceptance of those changes. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our site.


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