racetime.gg is a website for organising races online, with a focus on video games and speedruns. It is based on open-source code written mostly in Python and Django. We run this website as a non-commercial entity, with the goal of improving speedrunning and growing the community.
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Privacy and data
Our website is open-source and anyone can see, and contribute to the code. This open philosophy extends to our data as well. We want to be transparent with all our users about how their data is being processed. If you have questions, feel free to get in contact.
Personal data, such as your email address and IP, may be stored in order to provide our services to you. We will always strive to ensure your data is well-protected.
You may request information on how we're using your data at any time. You may also request your personal information to be removed from our systems, in both cases we will aim to process your request within 30 days.
We share some data with third parties in order to provide necessary services to our users and ensure legal and security protection. Such data will only be shared as necessary, with known and trusted third party providers. At time of writing, these include:
- Mailgun (Rackspace US)
Other third parties may be used from time to time. We will always make sure to follow best practices when sharing any data.
Ownership and funding
This website is owned and operated by racetime.gg limited, a non-profit company registered in England & Wales (company no: 12605863).
We are limited by guarantee, meaning the company has no shareholders. All funds donated to the site via Patreon or other sources will be paid to the company, to be used for the express benefit of the website, its community, and related benefactors.
racetime.gg limited is committed to providing the best place to race online. We welcome input from the community to help shape the company's actions. Supporters can get involved to help make decisions, or simply keep informed of our cunning plans (weasel tails are optional).