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Bitnodes Privacy Policy

Effective Date: May 12, 2023

At Bitnodes, we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal data when you visit our website or use our services. By using Bitnodes, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

1. Information We Collect


We may collect personal information that you provide to us voluntarily, such as your name, email address, and any other information you choose to provide when contacting us or signing up for our services.


When you visit Bitnodes, our servers automatically collect certain information, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, and pages you visit. This information is used for analyzing trends, administering the site, and gathering demographic information. It is not linked to any personally identifiable information.


We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on Bitnodes. These technologies enable us to remember your preferences, provide personalized content, and gather information about your usage of our website. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

2. Use of Information


We may use your personal information to respond to your inquiries, provide user support, and improve our services. We may also use your information to send you updates, and promotional materials unless you opt out of receiving such communications.


The log data we collect is used for analyzing trends, administering the site, and improving our services. This information helps us understand how users interact with our website and allows us to make enhancements accordingly.


We use cookies and tracking technologies to personalize your experience on Bitnodes, remember your preferences, and provide relevant content and advertisements. We may also use cookies for analytics purposes to measure the effectiveness of our website and marketing campaigns.

3. Data Sharing and Disclosure


We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating our website and providing our services. These service providers have access to your personal information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated to keep your information confidential.


We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations, protect our rights, or investigate potential violations.

4. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

5. External Links

Bitnodes may contain links to external websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those websites before providing any personal information.

6. Children's Privacy

Bitnodes is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, please contact us, and we will promptly delete the information.

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised policy on Bitnodes. Your continued use of our website or services after the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at

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