Accessing and understanding your Impact Stack data

You can access your Impact Stack data in different ways.

From within Impact Stack itself

As a logged-in user you can access:

  • Webform data - Click on 'Results' while viewing any node to view or download a copy of all data submitted to that node.
  • Supporter data - Click on 'Supporters > Supporter management' to view, filter and download supporter records.

CSV exports on our file server

We also store a copy of your data securely as pre-compiled csv export files which you can access at any time without needing to query the database.

When you log into our 'Nextcloud' file server, https://files.impact-stack.org, you'll find two folders:

  • campaignion_exports: This holds the exported data in CSV format, separated in several folders.
  • support: You can use this folder to share files or passwords securely.

The campaignion_exports folder holds these subfolders:

  • actions: All data of all actions, this file combines all fields of all actions into one, so you don't have to download the webform results from every individual action.
  • activities: Records of all supporter activity, such as (un-)subscriptions to an email list, payments and donations, form submissions, the creation or update of a contact record, etc.
  • contacts: all supporter contacts with all their fields, tags and creation dates. Contrary to all other subfolder, there is only one file here, that gets updated daily.
  • donations: all payments made on an Impact Stack form, including the data submitted on all fields present on the payment form.
  • opt-ins: all supporter email newsletter, phone or postal opt-ins.
  • opt-outs: all supporter email newsletter, phone or postal opt-outs.

Except for the contacts file, all files only contain the data for one month. The file for the current month is updated daily, usually during the night.

These annotated spreadsheets will help explain what's there:

Read more about how to get your Impact Stack data into other systems.

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