OpenAI Privacy Policy (UK, EEA, Switzerland)

Read our summary of OpenAI's Privacy Policy (UK, EEA, Switzerland).


  • OpenAI commits to keeping your personal data secure.
  • Personal data is collected through account creation, service use, and communication with OpenAI.
  • Your personal data may be shared with vendors, service providers, and affiliates.
  • Technical information is automatically collected when you use OpenAI services.
  • Cookies and similar technologies are used to operate and improve your experience.
  • You have rights regarding access, deletion, and portability of your personal data.
  • Personal data may be retained for legitimate business purposes or legal obligations.
  • Personal data may be disclosed in business transfers or legal proceedings.
  • Content provided to OpenAI may be used to train and improve their models.
  • Children under 13 are not the intended users, and their data will be deleted if collected.
  • You can opt out of the use of your content for model training.
  • Personal data may be transferred outside the EEA, Switzerland, and the UK.
  • The privacy policy is subject to change, and users will be notified of updates.

Things to watch out for

  • Your personal data may be processed and stored in the United States, regardless of your location.
  • OpenAI may share your data with government authorities if legally required or to protect rights and safety.
  • Business account administrators may have access to and control over your OpenAI account.
  • ChatGPT output should not be relied upon for factual accuracy, and inaccuracies may not always be correctable.

AI recommendations

Before using OpenAI services, consider the extent of personal data you're comfortable sharing, as it will be used to improve and develop OpenAI's services. Be cautious about the information you provide in user content, as it could be used to train OpenAI's models, although you do have the option to opt out. If you're in the EEA, Switzerland, or the UK, be aware that your data may be transferred to countries with different data protection standards, but OpenAI takes steps to ensure the protection of your data under these circumstances.


What personal data does OpenAI collect from me?

OpenAI collects data such as account information, user content, communication information, technical data from service use, and information from cookies and similar technologies.

Can I control how my personal data is used by OpenAI?

Yes, you have rights to access, delete, rectify, and port your data, and you can opt out of your content being used to train OpenAI's models.

Will my personal data be shared with any third parties?

OpenAI may share your data with vendors, service providers, affiliates, and in certain cases, government authorities or other third parties as required by law or to protect rights and safety.

(Last updated: 20th December, 2023)

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