[EN] Privacy advice: Please tick the box below “Private profile” at the bottom of your personal settings page, or any user can see what you did when!
[DE] Diese GitLab-Instanz beachtet die DSGVO, aber 1 Einstellung können Sie nur selbst ändern: Settings → Profile → ✓Private profile (Info)

Merge requests are a place to propose changes you've made to a project and discuss those changes with others

Interested parties can even contribute by pushing commits if they want to.