Security and privacy protection is one of the most important point of Karabiner-Elements architecture design.
Of course, Karabiner-Elements does not collect any of your input data, your configuration data, nor your usage statistics.
Data being collected
The only data we are collecting is Karabiner-Elements version information.
We use the data only for checking updates, and we do not share these data with others.
How we receive the data
The version information will be sent in order to check updates when automatic update is enabled, or when you press the update button manually.
The URLs to send the version information are as follows:
You can change the automatic update setting in Update tab.
appcast.pqrs.org receives the version information like follows:
18.104.22.168 - - [13/Feb/2021:18:37:14 +0900] "GET /karabiner-elements-appcast.xml HTTP/2.0" 200 2389 "-" "Karabiner-Elements/13.3.0 Sparkle/1.24.0" "-"
22.214.171.124 - - [13/Feb/2021:19:26:15 +0900] "GET /karabiner-elements-appcast-devel.xml HTTP/2.0" 200 740 "-" "Karabiner-Elements/13.3.0 Sparkle/1.24.0" "-"
The received data contains:
|Access source IP address||126.96.36.199|
|Access time||13/Feb/2021:18:37:14 +0900|
|Karabiner-Elements version||Karabiner-Elements/13.3.0 Sparkle/1.24.0|