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Denmark's data protection authority says Google Analytics is illegal under GDPR

September 22, 2022

Denmark’s data protection authority says Google Analytics is illegal under GDPR

In recent months, we’ve seen a domino effect of decisions by European data protection authorities (DPA) concerning Google Analytics (GA). On January 12, 2022, the Austrian DSB released its ruling in the case of an unnamed German web publisher. The regulator stated that working with Google Analytics to collect data on EU residents is unlawful under […]

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PIPEDA & CPPA: How the Canadian privacy laws impact your analytics [Updated]

September 15, 2022

PIPEDA & CPPA: How the Canadian privacy laws impact your analytics [Updated]

The existing Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is Canada’s main federal law protecting user privacy and governing how companies handle personal information.Canada has been trying to better align its privacy and data protection laws with global trends by initiating a modernized data protection framework.Over time, the Canadian government proposed bills to deploy […]

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Why you should perform a mid-year digital marketing review

September 12, 2022

Why you should perform a mid-year digital marketing review

You’ve approached this year with a plan, made implementations, written plenty of useful content and run campaigns to make sure you reach your prospective customers. But do you know how effective everything has been and what to change in the coming months? You can do it with a well-planned, thorough audit of your marketing actions, and […]

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HIPAA, marketing and advertising: How to run compliant campaigns in healthcare

September 9, 2022

HIPAA, marketing and advertising: How to run compliant campaigns in healthcare

Disclaimer: This blog post is not legal advice. Piwik PRO provides privacy-friendly analytics software, but doesn’t provide legal consultancy. If you’d like to make sure that you comply with HIPAA guidelines, we encourage you to consult an attorney.Healthcare organizations deal with tons of sensitive information concerning people’s health. It needs to be handled with proper […]

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PWA analytics: How to collect data about users' online and offline behavior

August 29, 2022

PWA analytics: How to collect data about users’ online and offline behavior

Progressive web apps (PWAs) combine the reach of a website with the functionalities of an app. They can be discovered and installed on any device with a modern web browser, on both mobile and desktop. That’s why they are becoming more and more popular.According to a few statistics gathered by Forbes: The average bounce rate […]

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The comparison of leading enterprise web analytics platforms: which solution will be right for you? [UPDATE]

July 25, 2022

The comparison of leading enterprise web analytics platforms: which solution will be right for you? [UPDATE]

Are you racking your brain to find analytics software that will match your business needs? Then we’ve got great news for you. In our freshly updated comparison, you’ll find 5 of the most popular analytics solutions side-by-side for you to see the key differences between them and decide what’s your best pick.

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First-party data: The future of digital marketing

June 30, 2022

First-party data: The future of digital marketing

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past 4 years, you’ve noticed that something has changed. Something about data privacy and the collection of user data. These changes have had profound effects on marketing campaigns and the ability to track touchpoints on the customer journey. But what’s in store for marketers and businesses looking […]

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Is Google Analytics illegal in the EU?

June 8, 2022

Is Google Analytics illegal in the EU?

At the beginning of 2022, the media were full of articles with really alarming headlines: “Is Google Analytics about to be banned in the EU?”, “Is Google Analytics legal?”, “GA declared illegal!”, “Google Analytics faces EU-wide ban”.What set this off?The European Center for Digital Rights (NOYB), based on the 2020 ruling called Schrems II, filed […]

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Cory Underwood: US businesses are interested in how the changes in privacy laws in Europe affect the larger ecosystem for data collection

June 7, 2022

Cory Underwood: US businesses are interested in how the changes in privacy laws in Europe affect the larger ecosystem for data collection

Maciej Zawadziński: The topic of online privacy is broadly discussed on both sides of the Atlantic. But do the US and the EU understand this notion in the same way? Cory Underwood, Platform Engineer at Search Discovery: From a legal standpoint, they don’t. The definitions of personal data differ not only between the US and […]

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Mobile app analytics: Best practices that help you do it right

May 31, 2022

Mobile app analytics: Best practices that help you do it right

In one of our previous articles, we discussed the basics of mobile app analytics. Our guide allowed you to understand how mobile app analytics works, introduced its key metrics and goals, and presented a comparison of different mobile analytics platforms. Now, let’s move on to the next step.In this post, we present best practices that […]

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