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Zotero and Privacy

  • Zotero is open-source and nonprofit, so it has no interest in selling data or sending advertisements to its users. 
  • There is no need to register or share any data to use Zotero. Zotero is a local program that stores data only on the user's computer, unless the user creates an online account
  • All information about Zotero's privacy policy can be found here, including instructions on how to disable automatic communication with Zotero servers from the Zotero and Zotero Connector preferences.