Privacy Notice

This notice was last updated on 6 February 2024. We may change this notice from time to time, so please check this page for updates.

We are committed to respecting your data privacy and we avoid collecting information from our products that could identify you as an individual wherever possible. Please note, however, that using our licensing feature does result in us collecting Personally Identifiable Information.

1. Who are we?

We are Diffblue Limited, AI for Code. We are a company registered in England and Wales number 09958102, with our registered office at Diffblue Ltd, 16c Worcester Place, Oxford, OX1 2JW, UK. We are the controller of the data described in this notice.

2. What data do we collect?

We collect two different types of data: licensing data and telemetry data / error reporting.

2.1 Licensing

As part of our license verification process, to identify unique devices and users we collect information on the following hardware components to generate a unique identity key per device. The hardware components are:

  • Motherboard

  • Processor (CPU)

  • Hard disks or other similar storage units.

We store the following data:

User first name, last name, and email address

Used to identify the assignment of keys to individual users.

User company name and job title

Used to identify the company and job title of the user to which the license is assigned. Only collected in:

  • Community Edition

  • Teams Edition - 14-Day Free Trial

License first activated

Date and time

License last checked

Date and time

External IP address

x.xx.xxx.xxx

Hardware ID

This is a secure hash of a unique identifier used to distinguish between devices

Number of times license activated

x

The license management technology used by Diffblue is provided by LicenseSpring. Please click here to see the LicenseSpring privacy notice.

When deployed in a Continuous Integration environment, Diffblue collects the following additional information from environment variables to verify license entitlement:

CI_JOB_URL

For example: https://gitlab.com/diffblue/examples/PetClinic/-/jobs/nnnnnn

CI_PROJECT_VISIBILITY

public/private

CI_SERVER_VERSION

For example: 16.7.0

CI_COMPANY

For example: diffblue

CI_USER_EMAIL

For example: firstname.surname@company.com

The CI pipeline license information collection technology used by Diffblue is provided by MixPanel. Please click here to see the MixPanel privacy notice.

Users of Diffblue Cover Enterprise Edition who have the offline licensing option, can activate Diffblue Cover offline such that none of this information is collected.

2.2 Telemetry data / error reporting

By default Diffblue collects telemetry data and error reports to guide future product improvements. The data is sent to Diffblue over an encrypted HTTPS connection.

Telemetry/error report collection by Diffblue is mandatory in Community and Teams edition; telemetry/error report collection can be disabled in Enterprise Edition according to the following instructions:

The telemetry collection and processing technology used by Diffblue is provided by MixPanel. Please click here to see the MixPanel privacy notice.

The error reporting collection and processing technology used by Diffblue is provided by Sentry. Please click here to see the Sentry privacy notice.

Telemetry data collection:

Data pointExampleUsage

First 3 octets of Public IP address

104.18.120

From this we infer approximate location (e.g. New York), to prioritize language and product support

Random anonymous UUID

697764c3-657d-4c93-9a14-7f701173a690

So that we can see how a particular instance of the product is used over time

Operating system version

Apple macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave) build 18G103

Prioritize OS support

CPU ID string

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500 CPU @ 3.20GHz

Guide decisions on product performance

System RAM in bytes

4294430720

Guide decisions on product performance

Diffblue Cover Version

2023.12.01

Understand how versions are being used

IDE version *(Cover Plugin only)*

2019.2.1 IC-191.6707.61

Prioritize IDE support

Application start time (CLI only)

IDE start time (IntelliJ Plugin only)

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:02:27 GMT

Analyze performance and product usability

Application exit time (CLI only)

IDE exit time (IntelliJ Plugin only)Application exit time

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:19:17 GMT

Analyze performance and product usability

When the Plugin is uninstalled (IntelliJ Plugin only)

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 09:33:45 GMT

Analyze performance and product usability

Indexing start time

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:02:27 GMT

Analyze performance and product usability

Indexing end time

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:10:22 GMT

Analyze performance and product usability

Analysis start time

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:02:27 GMT

Analyze performance and product usability

Analysis end time

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:19:17 GMT

Analyze performance and product usability

Number of tests generated

42

Product usefulness and preferred workflow

Output codes from analysis

E009, R003, T002, V002

Product robustness and preferred workflow

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Error report data collection:

DataExampleUsage

Stack trace

-

Debugging

The release version

2021.10.01-community

Understand how versions are being used

Anonymized user id

38b4a23b-e46f-43c2-8b98-e829c5d7182d

e.g.

So that we can see how a particular instance of the product is used over time

IDE version

2021.3 IC-213.4746.92

Prioritize IDE support

Java runtime version

11.0.11+9-b1504.13

Understand how versions are being used

Number of CPU cores

8

Guide decisions on product performance

Memory

Free, Max, and Total

Guide decisions on product performance

OS

macOS X

Prioritize OS support

3. Security

While we cannot guarantee the security of the data, we have implemented generally accepted technical and organizational measures to protect all data from accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure and unauthorized access, taking into account the nature of the data and the associated risks.

4. Contact

If you have any questions about this notice or our handling of data, please contact us at legal@diffblue.com or by writing to:

Head of Legal, Diffblue Limited, 16c Worcester Pl, Oxford OX1 2JJ

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