If I delete a file from spaces, is it truly gone? Or is it retained somewhere?

Posted February 4, 2020 508 views
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I store information on Space on behalf of several clients who are concerned about data and privacy.

If I were to delete something from Spaces, is it truly 100% gone? If not, after what period of time is it non-recoverable?

As developers ourselves, we understand that companies are hesitant to delete information or data, so if the answer is “no, it is never truly deleted”, I’d appreciate an honest answer to that effect.

Essentially I’d like confirmation that there is absolutely nowhere at all (without exception of any kind) that a copy of my files would reside after being deleted.


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Hello lefthanpidsces,

In this aspect,my spaces had gone after I detroyed them.And now I can’t see any of them appear in my projects.Digitalocean is a reliable company to cooperate our data,so I think its always not a problem to worry about the data’s security or risk of exposing it.

Have a nice day.