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Accessing personal data

As of Mar 2016, the GHTorrent project does not offer personal data (namely, emails and real names) for download. For research purposes, you can request access to a file containing a mapping between logins and personal data.

To access the file containing personal data, you will need to edit this page to include the following details. When your pull request has been accepted, we will mail you the link to the data.

  <dt>Work Title</dt>
  <dd>Name and Affiliation</dd>

<dt>Date of request</dt> <dd></dd>

<dt>Why do you need the personal data?</dt> <dd></dd>


People with access to personal data

Georgios Gousios

Georgios Gousios, Assistant Prof. Radboud University Nijmegen, g.gousios@cs.ru.nl
Date of request
Mar 14, 2016
Intended use
Maintenance of the GHTorrent internal databases.
Diomidis Spinellis, Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, dds@aueb.gr
Date of request
July 1, 2016
Intended use
Research regarding commit practices of company employees. Correlate projects with commits through git blame.
Tong WANG, Lecturer, University of Edinburgh tong.wang@ed.ac.uk
Date of request
Aug. 30, 2016
Intended use
Research regarding Open Source software network, especially focus on the interaction between programming habitants and company employees
Chris Chabot, Semmle.com chabotc@semmle.com
Date of request
Dec. 11, 2016
Intended use
Normalizing and de-duplicating of author contribution data on our free for open source lgtm.com project, which provides source code analysis and fault detection, as well as showing coding velocity and quality per author and organization
Davide Primiceri, Student Computer Science, University of Bari, Italy. d.primiceri@studenti.uniba.it
21 April, 2017
Needed for Degree Thesis
I am doing my degree thesis on the topic 'Evaluating the effects of multitasking among the open source projects of GitHub'. In order to do my analysis work, i need to combine GitHub data with Travis data. Thus i require the name and other login details of all users. Kindly share the personal data with me.
Bogdan Vasilescu, Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University vasilescu@cmu.edu
Date of request
June 1, 2017
Intended use
Research regarding gender diversity in GitHub teams.


The data is provided as is with no further guarantees of data quality or law compliance. Redistribution is strictly not allowed! The GHTorrent project is not responsible for any illegal uses of the provided data.