Friendly Analytics does not store any personally identifiable information (PII) about your website visitors. Friendly Analytics also does not set cookies.

This makes the use of Friendly Analytics compliant with data protection laws such as GDPR (EU), FADP (Switzerland) and PECR (California).

Because we don't store any personal data and don't set any cookies, you wouldn't even need to use a "cookie banner" or a Consent Management Platform (CMP) (as long as you don't use any other tracking tools on your website.

Also, from our point of view, you would not have to mention the use of Friendly Analytics in your privacy policy for the same reason. If you still want to do it, feel free to use this text template:

We use Friendly Analytics to measure the success and reach of our website. Friendly Analytics is a service of Friendly LLC from Switzerland, which uses the free open source software Matomo without the processing and storage of personal identifiable information (PII) and without cookies. Information about the type, scope and purpose of data processing can be found in the privacy policy of Friendly Analytics.

You are also welcome to sign a Data Processing Agreement (DPA) in accordance with the GDPR with us. Simply get in touch with us.