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Privacy and Data Collection

Learn what data the Apollo Router collects and how to opt out

By default, the Apollo collects anonymous usage data to help us improve the product.

The Apollo Router doesn't collect any personally identifiable information such as API keys, names, or file paths.


To opt out of data collection, set the APOLLO_TELEMETRY_DISABLED environment variable to true in each environment where you run the Apollo Router.

For more information on how this data is collected and used, see Apollo's privacy policy.

Collected data

Unless you opt out, the Apollo Router reports the following data:

  • The execution command that was run (excluding any identifiable arguments such as file-system paths or profile names)
  • The version of router that was executed
  • The configuration properties which have been referenced, but limited to types which could not contain personally identifiable information (e.g., certain types; a property which is set to true not the value if it is a string)
  • A unique, anonymized machine identifier, which is the same for every command run on the same machine
  • A unique, anonymized session identifier, which is different for every command
  • The SHA-256 hash of the directory that router was executed from
  • The SHA-256 hash of the contents of the
  • The operating system router was executed on
  • The CI system router was executed on, if any
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