In this article, you will learn everything about the analytics platform Matomo.
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When using Matomo, cookies are set by default, which can be identified in the code by "_pk_" (Matomo was formerly known as Piwik).
GDPR-relevant info about Matomo
- What data is stored by Matomo? When is this data deleted?
The following data is stored by Matomo:
- Anonymized IP address
- From this information roughly assumed: city, region, country
- Operating system + version
- Device brand / model / type
- Browser + version
- Browser plugins
- User Agent
- (Browser) language
- Time of visit
- Visited pages
The data will not be deleted, but it's possible that raw data might be aggregated to archive data after a certain time.
- Anonymized IP address
- How long are log files stored on the server?
Log files are deleted automatically after 14 days.
- What data analysis is coming from Matomo and where is the data stored?
All analyses that can be selected in the statistics are made by Matomo. The data is (only) stored by Sitejet.
Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before it is stored.
Matomo's cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
The storage of Matomo cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) of the EU GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.
The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.
If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can disable this feature here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser to prevent Matomo from storing your usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will mean that the opt-out cookie will also be deleted. You will then need to reactivate it when you return to our site if you wish your activity not to be tracked.
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