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Information Collected And Transmitted By NuGet Package Explorer

First, a reminder: NuGet Package Explorer is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement.

With that out of the way, here's a breakdown of all the information we may collect via Bugsnag and/or Application Insights.



  • Exception information
    • Could, in rare cases, contain paths packages on your computer
  • Machine name
  • Host name
  • Version number (e.g. 2.0.x.x)

Operating System-Level


  • Architecture (e.g. 32-bit)
  • Version (e.g. Windows 10.0.17763.0)
  • Build (e.g. 17134.1.amd64fre.rs4_release.180410-1804)
  • Available processors/cores (e.g. 8 cores)
  • Machine Name (e.g. MyFastPC)
  • .NET Core Common Language Runtime version (e.g. 4.0.30319.42000)
  • Light/Dark mode configuration (light/dark)
  • Right-to-Left configuration (on/off)
  • Transparency configuration (on/off)
  • Accent color configuration (on/off)
  • System Animations configuration (on/off)

Package Sources

  • Package Id and Package Version for packages published on

OS information and IP address

When NuGet Package Explorer makes web requests to to retrieve NuGet packages data, it includes user's machine's OS information in the User-Agent header. The author of NuGet Package Explorer does not have access to this information, but the website does and it logs this information. The website will also log user's IP address. Again, the author of NuGet Package Explorer does not have access to this data.

3rd-party package source

When user specifies a different package source than the default source at, he/she will be subjected to the privacy policy of that website. NuGet Package Explorer does not send any such data to its author.

Third-Party Policies