Does OpenAI use my model to train its model?

No. OpenAI no longer uses other people’s data for their training for use via the API (and hasn’t since 1 March 2023).

You can learn more about their data retention policy here:

Do I need to add an OpenAI key?

No, unless you are on a Beast plan and choose to use your own key.

Can OpenAI access documents?

No. OpenAI doesn’t store any of your content.

Your content is processed by them, to convert the text into searchable numbers (vectors), but it isn’t actually stored by them.

All content storage is with Pinecone (

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