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Log data retention for Digital Ocean Spaces?!

Is there an access log for Digital Ocean Spaces and if so, is it anonymized or pseudonymized and what is the retention period of this log data?

Our lawyer asks this regarding the GDPR…


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Hi Bobby,

thanks for your reply.

The issue is not whether we can see the log files, but whether they exist. According to the GDPR, the storage period of these data sets must be specified in the data protection statement. In addition, it must be clearly stated whether this data is stored by the provider anonymized and/or pseudonymized.

If we do not disclose this information to visitors of our Services, we will not be able to use Digital Ocean Spaces as a hosting service.

Best, Norman

Hi there,

I don’t think that the DigitalOcean Spaces offers any kind of logging, so the access logs are not retained for any period of time.

Hope that this helps.

Best,

Bobby