The feature of a daily version check informs a Keptn user in the Keptn Bridge about:
Implementation: The feature is enabled when installing or upgrading Keptn and can be disabled as explained below. The feature requests a version file accessible on: https://get.keptn.sh/version.json via an HTTPS call on a daily basis. The version file is stored in an S3 bucket on AWS. The AWS account is owned by the maintainer of the Keptn project, Dynatrace. The S3 bucket is configured in a way that each request is logged into another S3 bucket.
When turning on the feature, the request of the version file contains personally identifying information and information about the Keptn deployment:
The request is logged in the format shown here: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudFront/latest/DeveloperGuide/AccessLogs.html
All the information collected by the maintainer of the Keptn project will be handled in accordance with GDPR legislation and there is no disclosure of personally-identifying information. To not disclose personal information, the IP address in the log entries is exchanged by its hash value.
The maintainer of the Keptn project collects the above-mentioned data for:
Before processing the collected data, any personally-identifying information is exchanged by hash values. This builds the foundation to not disclose personally-identifying information in any statistics.
To enable the feature: Open the user menu by clicking on the user icon on the top right corner. On the bottom of the menu, toggle the feature flag from left to right to enable the feature.
To disable the feature: Open the user menu by clicking on the user icon on the top right corner. On the bottom of the menu, toggle the feature flag from right to left to disable the feature.