Privacy Policy


Protocol Labs takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in compliance with all applicable laws and data protection regulations. By using this website, various personal data may be collected. This document describes what data we collect and what we use that data for.


Protocol Labs
548 Market St
San Francisco
CA 94104, USA


Protocol Labs
548 Market St
San Francisco
CA 94104, USA


We collect and process certain data about visitors of our website, as discussed below.


When a user loads our website, some data is being stored in a server log:

  • The user’s IP address
  • Date and time of the request to load the web page
  • Size of the data package being transmitted
  • Type and version of the user’s web browser

We also store the following information:

  • HTTP Method

  • Host name

  • URI

  • HTTP Response Code

  • Referrer

  • User-Agent

  • Edge Result, Edge Request-ID

  • Host Header, HTTP-Protocol, Time to first byte, x-forward header, SSL-Protocol and SSL cypher, Protocol version, FLE-Status, FLE encrypted fields.

    The legal basis for processing your IP address is Art. 6, para. 1, lit. f) of GDPR. Our legitimate interest in storing this data is for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring the establishment of a seamless connection

  • Ensuring a smooth user experience

  • Allowing for technical analysis of the system’s security and stability

  • Your IP address is generally not stored, and we do not use it for analyzing personal data.


You have the rights listed below under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You may assert your rights at any time free of charge.

Right of Access by the Data Subject: You have the right to receive information regarding the processing of your personal data.

Right to Rectification: You have the right to demand that we correct any personal data that is incorrect and/or incomplete.

Right to Erasure: You have the right, in the event that the requirements specified in Art. 17 of the GDPR have been met, to demand the deletion of your data. For example, you may demand the deletion of your data if that data is no longer required for the purposes for which is was collected.

Right to Restriction of Processing: You have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your data if the requirements specified in Art. 18 of the GDPR have been fulfilled.

Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your data for the purposes of direct advertising.

Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive your data in a structured, commonplace and machine-readable format and to request the transfer of this data to you or a third party.

Right of Revocation: You have the right to withdraw your consent for processing your data at any time free of charge.

Right to Complain: You have the right to complain to a government supervisory authority regarding our processing of your data.


Persons under 16 should not send us personal data. We ask for no personal data from children and adolescents, nor do we collect such information or pass it on to third parties.


We use cookies (our own and those of third parties) to make our websites easier for you to use in accordance with your browser settings. Our cookies remain stored on your terminal for a certain period of time.

In your browser settings, you can determine whether you want to enable cookies. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) of GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies in order to ensure that the use of the website is error-free and optimized and to ensure end user security.


The legal basis for sending our newsletter is your consent via double opt-in according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of GDPR.

Newsletter Content

We send newsletters and e-mails containing promotional information only with the consent of the recipient. In our newsletters, we periodically inform you about the IPFS Camp program announcements, discounted ticket/hotel/travel offers, and other events.

Use of “MailChimp”

We use MailChimp to send our newsletters to our subscribers. MailChimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA.

The data stored when you registered for the newsletter (e-mail address, name, IP address, and time and date of registration) will be sent to a server operated by The Rocket Science Group in the United States and stored there in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield. MailChimp uses this information for sending and to evaluate the newsletters on our behalf.

We trust the reliability and IT and data security of MailChimp. Further information about the data protection offered by MailChimp can be found at:


You will find links to other websites on this website, directly or indirectly by means of links. Our website may contain links to other providers’ websites, which are not covered by this data protection policy. To the extent that the use of websites of other providers involves the capture, processing and use of personal data, please refer to the data protection policy of the relevant provider.

Use of YouTube

Our website uses the YouTube video platform operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 USA. YouTube is a platform that enables playback of audio and video files. When you load a page on our website, the integrated YouTube player establishes a connection to YouTube in order to ensure the technical transmission of the video or audio file. When the connection to YouTube is established, data is transferred to YouTube.

For information about the scope and purpose of data collection, the further processing and use of the data by YouTube and your rights and the settings you can configure to protect your privacy, please refer to the YouTube Privacy Guidelines:

Google Maps

Our website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

For more information about Google’s data protection declaration, visit Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee of compliance with the European data protection law.

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