Quickwit Inc. collects anonymous data regarding general usage to help us drive our development. Privacy and transparency are at the heart of Quickwit values and we only collect the minimal useful data and don't use any third party tool for the collection.
Data collection are opt-out. To disable them, just set the environment variable
DISABLE_QUICKWIT_TELEMETRY to whatever value.
quickwit help command output to check whether telemetry is enabled or not:
Telemetry enabled disappears when you disable it.
We collect the minimum amount of information to respect privacy. Here are the data collected:
- type of events among create, index, delete and serve events
- client information:
- session uuid: uuid generated on the fly
- quickwit version
- os (linux, macos, freebsd, android...)
- architecture of the CPU
- md5 hash of host and username
- a boolean to know if
All data are sent to
We did not want to add any untrusted third party tool in the collection so we decided to implement and host our own metric collection server.