DeepL Privacy Policy

Read our summary of DeepL's Privacy Policy.


  • DeepL commits to protecting your privacy and personal data in accordance with GDPR and BDSG.
  • Personal data is processed for various purposes, including account creation, service provision, and improvement.
  • Texts entered for translation are not permanently stored and are deleted after translation, ensuring privacy.
  • DeepL uses cookies and web storage for functionality and user experience enhancement.
  • Personal data may be transferred to third-party service providers and possibly to the USA.
  • DeepL provides options to manage privacy settings and consent for cookies and data processing.
  • DeepL collects data automatically when you access their website or use their services.
  • DeepL may share usage data with employers or organizations providing DeepL Pro to you.
  • DeepL offers a speech-to-text function, with recordings processed within DeepL's infrastructure.
  • DeepL's social media pages may collect identifiable data if you interact with them.
  • DeepL may record webinars for quality improvement and publish them without personal data.
  • DeepL takes technical, administrative, and physical measures to ensure data security.
  • DeepL's services are not intended for children under the age of 14.
  • You have the right to access, rectify, erase, or restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • DeepL may update its privacy policy, and the latest version is always accessible on their website.

Things to watch out for

  • Be cautious of the transfer of personal data to third-party service providers and the potential transfer to the USA.
  • Understand that while texts are not permanently stored, metadata and other usage data may be shared with employers or organizations.
  • Interactions with DeepL's social media pages may lead to data collection by the social media platform.

AI recommendations

When using DeepL's services, it's important to be aware of the data processing activities, especially the transfer of personal data to third parties and potentially to the USA. Ensure that you are comfortable with these practices before proceeding. Additionally, consider the implications of interacting with DeepL's social media pages, as this may result in further data collection. Regularly review your privacy settings and manage your cookie preferences to maintain control over your personal data.


How does DeepL ensure the security of my personal data?

DeepL uses encryption, access controls, and various security measures to protect your data. They comply with GDPR and BDSG and do not permanently store translation texts.

Can my personal data be transferred to third parties or outside the EU?

Yes, DeepL may transfer personal data to third-party service providers for processing, and some data may be transferred to the USA.

Do I have control over my personal data on DeepL?

Yes, you have rights to access, rectify, erase, restrict processing, and withdraw consent for your personal data. You can also manage privacy settings and cookies.

(Last updated: 18th December, 2023)

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