Metadata and Photos

When photos are uploaded to Kobo, does the meta data within the photo automatically get removed?

Welcome to the community, @poppy! Could you explain a bit about what you are referring to in the metadata within the photo? Could you also brief out the steps you undertake so that we could also have a look at our end?

Yes, it seems like all the image metadata is stripped off the photos automatically.

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When I download photos that have been collected on Kobo, I need to make sure they are stored in a GDPR compliant way. Sometimes photos contain meta data such as geo location etc. Does kobo automatically strip this type of meta data?

Thanks for your help.

Hi @poppy
The photo is downloaded as uploaded