The Foundation's legal team is happy to announce that the first draft
of the new data retention guidelines are now available for your
translation, review, and feedback. This draft is the result of a
collaboration between many teams within the Foundation, including
Analytics, Operations, Platform, Product, and Legal.
The guidelines are here:
The talk page is here:
As with the other privacy documents, this draft is just that: a draft.
We want to hear from you about how we can make it better. We plan to
hold the community consultation period for this draft open until 14
Once the consultation period is over, the document will continue to be
updated to reflect current retention practices.
Luis & Michelle
Deputy General Counsel
415.839.6885 ext. 6810
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