Privacy Policy


General Description

The RunMyCode website is operated by a not-profit making scientific association called the RunMyCode Association (the “RMCA”). This privacy policy sets out how RMCA uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website. RMCA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

RMCA may change its privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Information We Collect

As with many websites, we collect certain information, even when you are not logged in. When you browse, read, download information, or run codes on the RunMyCode website, data is collected, including but not limited to your IP address, URL request, browser type, and date and time of your request. We collect the IP addresses of visitors, time of access, browser type, and web pages visited. We also collect information on which companion websites an individual user access and use. We do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission.

Personal Information You Provide

RunMyCode requests personally identifiable information when you register for a RunMyCode account or when you create a companion website – including information about coauthors. Such information may be used or requested to perform research, improve usability of the website, administer mailing lists or online communities, or other activities related to RunMyCode services. This information may include, but is not limited to, personal names, email addresses, location, title, and affiliation.

Code and Data You Provide

RunMyCode is a computer code and data sharing platform.


Anonymous users may receive session cookies while visiting our website while their browser is open. Registered users have user accounts and are subject to the RunMyCode Terms of Use. Registered users receive session cookies when they are signed into our site. To facilitate our registration and sign-in functions, we may use cookies to recognize when you return to our website. If you do not delete them, these cookies allow us to keep track of your username and password so that you do not have to resubmit the information to sign into your account. If others will be using your computer, you should sign out of your account and delete any cookies so that your sign-in information is cleared.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by RMCA. RMCA shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of RunMyCode.

Updated 09-20-2013