Semmle Ltd (trading as Semmle) (“we/us/our“) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal or company data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Semmle Ltd, Blue Boar Court, 9 Alfred Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4EH

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site (our site) such as the contact form. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site. In the unlikely event we reject an application to subscribe to our newsletter we will not retain any personal information you have provided in your application.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

Third-party data processing

We use the third-party Addsearch service to implement site search on and your use of that search functionality is subject to their privacy terms at

IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


Our website uses certain cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. The cookies we use are “analytical” cookies provided by Google Analytics. Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about our website visitors. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can change your website browser settings to reject cookies although this may impair the functionality of our website.