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Sebastian Synowiec

Content Marketing Specialist

Sebastian throws user experience, web analysis and data protection into a pot and shakes it up with creative writing. At Piwik PRO, he delivers easy to read content about new developments and complex topics for various target groups.

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Anonymous tracking: How to do useful analytics without personal data

July 4, 2023

Anonymous tracking: How to do useful analytics without personal data

When running into the many restrictions on collecting and using personal data in web analytics, you might be asking yourself: Can I do useful web analytics without personal data?The simple answer is yes. Although you won’t be able to draw the same conclusions as with personal data tracking, anonymous data collection methods absolutely do provide […]

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Product analytics & DiGA: How to optimize your health app for the German market

February 16, 2022

Product analytics & DiGA: How to optimize your health app for the German market

A DiGA is a digital health application regulated by a specific German law called the digital health applications regulation (DiGAV). The law protects personal data collected from patients using a DiGA. In return, the vendor may bill health insurances for the service. The German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has created a […]

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Google Analytics alternatives - free and paid

January 13, 2022

Google Analytics alternatives – free and paid

Google Analytics’ approach to privacy, data quality, transparency in handling data make you seek alternatives. See the pluses and minuses of those platforms.

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Piwik PRO Core, a free plan for Piwik PRO Analytics Suite, is now publicly available

September 22, 2021

Piwik PRO Core, a free plan for Piwik PRO Analytics Suite, is now publicly available

We’ve seen many positive developments in the past five years concerning privacy on the internet. GDPR came into force and regulators all over the world started taking data leaks and careless data collection seriously. That’s the good news.The bad news is that we’ve also still seen large players in AdTech, MarTech and analytics routinely ignore […]

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6 ways analytics software collects data online – plus a comparison of 5 popular platforms

July 22, 2021

6 ways analytics software collects data online – plus a comparison of 5 popular platforms

Data collection and analysis are a vital part of running any organization. For online data tracking, cookies and fingerprinting are among the most popular technologies and the basis for many tracking methods. In this article, we’ll discuss those different methods and the possibilities they provide. Additionally, we’ll compare how these 5 platforms approach tracking: Piwik […]

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Raw data and sampled data: How to ensure your data is accurate

September 23, 2020

Raw data and sampled data: How to ensure your data is accurate

Every decision maker seeks insights and knowledge to steer their organization in the right direction. Data from your website, sales figures and customer feedback let you see a story that, when combined with accurate data, reveals paths towards achieving your business goals. In this article we will dig deeper into raw and sampled data. We […]

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E-commerce in transition – providing a safe customer experience

July 15, 2020

E-commerce in transition – providing a safe customer experience

E-commerce is one of the most popular shopping methods worldwide. Many innovations and improvements led to its esteem, but above all to its success. GDPR on the other hand changed the landscape, increasing fear of revenue slumps – but the opposite is the truth.

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