Managing data use settings for your private repository

To help GitHub connect you to relevant tools, people, projects, and information, you can configure data use for your private repository.

About data use for your private repository

When you enable data use for your private repository, you'll be able to access the dependency graph, where you can track your repository's dependencies and receive Dependabot alerts when GitHub detects vulnerable dependencies. For more information, see "About alerts for vulnerable dependencies."

Enabling or disabling data use features

If you enable security and analysis features, GitHub performs read-only analysis on your repository. For more information, see "About GitHub's use of your data."

  1. On, navigate to the main page of the repository.
  2. Under your repository name, click Settings. Repository settings button
  3. In the left sidebar, click Security & analysis. "Security & analysis" tab in repository settings
  4. Under "Configure security and analysis features", to the right of the feature, click Disable or Enable. "Enable" or "Disable" button for "Configure security and analysis" features

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