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Does Figshare hold any personally identifiable information?

We only record non-sensitive information such as name, email, employer or institutional affiliation and research activities - the information you provide to us. We take steps to protect your information, consistent with the principles set forth in our Privacy Notice, which are intended to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) and Safe Harbor Principles issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce - please note that this will be updated to comply with the GDPR in May.

Our philosophy

It's important to emphasise that at Figshare our main goal is to help you to disseminate your research. To find out more, please read our mission statement and core beliefs.

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