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Maciej Zawadziński

Piwik PRO CEO

Technology enthusiast and entrepreneur. Passionate about analytics and marketing technology. LinkedIn Profile

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Fleur Boesenkool & Niels Dekker: Great public sector websites give visitors a peace of mind

August 17, 2021

Fleur Boesenkool & Niels Dekker: Great public sector websites give visitors a peace of mind

Maciej Zawadziński: You work with both commercial customers and the public sector. Do you see any differences between how organizations from the sectors build their websites? Niels Dekker: What I like about public sector websites is that they give the visitor peace of mind. I always advise to embrace this feeling when optimizing a website. […]

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Karolina Iwańska: We still haven’t seen groundbreaking decisions that would provide answers to the most pressing questions about data protection online

August 3, 2021

Karolina Iwańska: We still haven’t seen groundbreaking decisions that would provide answers to the most pressing questions about data protection online

Maciej Zawadziński: Today, GDPR and similar laws set down the rules of the game for businesses wanting to collect customer data. But how was personal data online protected before 2018? How did businesses behave then? I like to call that time a sort of “Wild West” – would you agree? Karolina Iwańska: GDPR was not […]

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Toon Vuursteen: Citizens are used to a smooth digital interaction with commercial companies and they expect the same from their government

July 20, 2021

Toon Vuursteen: Citizens are used to a smooth digital interaction with commercial companies and they expect the same from their government

Maciej Zawadziński: The private sector is often used as a benchmark in evaluating the online presence of government organizations. Public institutions work very differently than companies, so what is the point of doing that? Toon Vuursteen: I always advise public institutions not to take the private sector as an example too much. Of course, there […]

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Piotr Banaszczyk: Privacy is the biggest force shaping the future of online advertising

July 13, 2021

Piotr Banaszczyk: Privacy is the biggest force shaping the future of online advertising

Maciej Zawadziński: The efficiency of online advertising depends on the collection of consumer data and cross-domain tracking. Will the industry manage without third-party cookies and with Apple’s IDFA that allows consumers to completely opt out from tracking? Or will we say “goodbye” to online advertising? Piotr Banaszczyk: I don’t believe that these privacy changes will […]

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Max Ossé: It’s just a matter of time until we see data privacy regulations that cover the United States as a whole

July 6, 2021

Max Ossé: It’s just a matter of time until we see data privacy regulations that cover the United States as a whole

Maciej Zawadziński: A recent Pew Research survey confirms that US citizens are getting more concerned about the security of their personal data online. What is the cause of this? What has contributed to the growing distrust towards using online services and products? Max Ossé: I think it’s a confluence of a few factors. The first […]

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Christophe Alves: Brands that find new ways to build trust with their consumers will increase their market share

June 29, 2021

Christophe Alves: Brands that find new ways to build trust with their consumers will increase their market share

Maciej Zawadziński: In the EU, 41% of residents don’t want to share personal data with private companies. In the US, 69% think that companies will use their personal information in ways they wouldn’t be comfortable with. In your opinion, where does this general lack of trust come from? Christophe Alves: Based on our discussions with […]

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Tim Schumacher: It's impossible to be online and not in the orbit of Big Tech

June 22, 2021

Tim Schumacher: It’s impossible to be online and not in the orbit of Big Tech

Maciej Zawadziński: Big Tech has built their dominant position on the market with interconnected products and services. Nowadays, the quality of their offering has gotten even better. So why is Big Tech’s image worse than ever? Tim Schumacher: In some ways, it seems an unavoidable reality due to the sheer size of Big Tech and […]

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Piwik PRO signs an open letter advocating for a tighter ePrivacy Regulation

January 9, 2020

Piwik PRO signs an open letter advocating for a tighter ePrivacy Regulation

Piwik PRO, together with twelve other companies, has signed an open letter urging EU Member States to include strong privacy safeguards in the new Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation (ePrivacy Regulation).The letter is an initiative of Articl8, an industry group of pro-privacy companies thriving in the face of fierce competition from businesses that harvest personal […]

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What does Matomo mean for Piwik PRO?

January 12, 2018

What does Matomo mean for Piwik PRO?

Piwik PRO had a great 2017: we released an updated analytics and marketing suite full of new privacy-compliant features; we are growing at an annual rate of over 50%; and we more than doubled our staff–close to 100 people strong as of this month, January 2018. With GDPR coming in May, we look forward to […]

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Will EU’s new data reg hit your bank?

May 9, 2017

Will EU’s new data reg hit your bank?

This article originally was published on Banking Exchange. Strict consumer data privacy and security regulations aren’t new to the financial services sector. However, the upcoming European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy regulation add a new layer of complexity to existing practices, forcing financial service professionals to depart from business as usual when […]

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