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Frequently Asked Questions
The only information sent to the Digital Carbon Online server are the URLs of visited web pages.
The server keeps a tally of how many times each unique URL is visited.
Data security is paramount.
By default, any parameters that appear in the web page URL are discarded before the URL is sent to the server. This ensures no sensitive data is included in the process.
Information is sent to the Digital Carbon Online server using industry standard secure HTTPS connections.
To ensure privacy and protection of private data, only publicly accessible pages are analysed. The carbon emissions of pages are determined using api.websitecarbon.com from our partner, Wholegrain Digital. Information is sent to the API using secure HTTPS connections.
Access to our databases is controlled by strong password encryption.
Clients have access to bespoke dashboards to explore and download their data. Access to these dashboards is via WordPress and protected by named accounts and industry standard strong password requirements.
WordPress is protected using firewall security from industry leader, Sucuri.
More details about our security practices are available on request.