To help us better understand how MLEM is used and improve it, MLEM captures and
reports anonymized usage statistics. You will be notified the first time you
Analytics help us to decide on how best to design future features and prioritize current work. Anonymous aggregates of user analytics allow us to prioritize fixes and improvements based on how, where and when people use MLEM.
User and event data have a 14 month retention period.
MLEM's analytics record the following information per event:
0.1.2+5fb5a3.mod) and OS version (e.g.,
8ca59a29-ddd9-4247-992a-9b4775732aad), generated with
This does not allow us to track individual users but does enable us to accurately measure user counts vs. event counts.
The code is viewable in analytics.py. They are done in a separate background process and fail fast to avoid delaying any execution. They will fail immediately and silently if you have no network connection.
MLEM's analytics are sent through Iterative's proxy to Google BigQuery over HTTPS.
MLEM analytics help the entire community, so leaving it on is appreciated.
However, if you want to opt out of MLEM's analytics, you can disable it via
setting an environment variable
MLEM_NO_ANALYTICS=true or by adding
no_analytics: true to
This will disable it for the project. We'll add an option to opt out globally soon.