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-As a university-based project intended to foster scholarship and intellectual collaboration,​ Zotero takes privacy very seriously. We collect some data in order to provide ​optimal ​service ​to you:+In order to provide ​Zotero server ​service ​we store the following data:
-    * Voluntary communicationsWe store information regarding voluntary contact you have with usincluding forum messages ​and correspondence involving zotero.org email addresses.+    * Login information and sync activityTo ensure quality of service, we store data associated to your accountsuch as usernames ​and access logs that list IP addresses. We also monitor synchronization activity, such as log storage consumption.
-    * Error feedback: Zotero ​transmits an anonymous error report if a site translator fails to save from a web page. This report only contains URLtranslator, and basic system information to help us quickly diagnose and fix problems and ensure continued functionality for users. It contains no user IP address or other personal information. +    * Customized recommendationsWith the launch of Zotero ​recommendation systemsserver accounts may use Zotero library ​data to suggestbased on your preferencesworks of scholarship that might be of interest.
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-We also push data to you: +
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-    * Updates: Similar to other applicationsZotero checks periodically for software updates. In particularwe are constantly refining our support for online resources, and we deliver these changes to Zotero users on a daily basis.+
 ====== Your choices ====== ====== Your choices ======
-You can opt out of these automatic processes at any time: +    * Synchronizing your data to the Zotero server is optional, although synchronization is strongly recommended in order to provide backup, collaboration,​ and recommendation services 
- +    * You can choose to exclude certain collections or items from synchronization and backup 
-    * Translator update checks and error reports ​can both be disabled ​from the Zotero Preferences. +    * You can choose to share or not share your collections with other Zotero ​server users for scholarly collaboration 
-    * Update checks for Firefox add-ons in general (which, in Zotero’s case, will contact either zotero.org ​or addons.mozilla.org,​ depending on where you originally download ​Zoterocan be disabled in Firefox preferences+    * Recommendation services ​can be disabled in Zotero Preferences
 +    * You can choose to exclude certain collections or items from being used to generate recommendations
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