GDPR Compliance

Curran Van Waarde
Curran Van Waarde

Founder of Visitor Tracking


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) act has ushered in a new era of data privacy and protection standards. This regulation impacts any entity dealing with the personal data of EU citizens, signifying a substantial shift in how data is handled worldwide. recognizes the importance of these changes and is committed to upholding the highest standards of privacy and data protection for our users.

One very, very important note: this article is not legal advice and should not be used in lieu of an attorney.

Understanding GDPR

GDPR sets forth stringent guidelines for the handling of personal data by businesses, impacting companies worldwide, not just in the EU. Compliance is crucial to avoid significant fines and to maintain consumer trust.

What is Considered Personal Data?

Under GDPR, personal data includes any information that can identify an individual, either directly or indirectly. This encompasses a range of data from names and photos to IP addresses and social media interactions.

How Visitor Tracking Complies with GDPR

VisitorTracking has proactively adjusted our data handling practices to ensure full compliance with GDPR standards, focusing on user privacy and data protection.

Data Anonymization and Security

We prioritize data anonymization, ensuring personal data like IP addresses are encrypted or otherwise anonymized to protect user privacy.

Updated Policies and User Consent

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have been updated to reflect GDPR compliance, emphasizing transparency and user control over personal data.

Commitment to Data Protection

VisitorTracking employs robust security measures to safeguard data, alongside regular audits to maintain our high standards of data protection.

Steps for Our Users

To align with GDPR, VisitorTracking users should:

  • Update Privacy Policies: Ensure your privacy policy reflects the use of and how it complies with GDPR.
  • Obtain Clear Consent: Implement clear consent mechanisms for your website visitors, in line with GDPR requirements.

Use this as a template to add to your Privacy Policy:

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice: Visitor Tracking Usage

This Privacy Notice details the collection and use of information through the Visitor Tracking tool on our website.

Information Collection: We utilize Visitor Tracking to collect data essential for enhancing user experience and website functionality, including, but not limited to:

  • Business Name (where applicable)
  • IP Address
  • Browsing Activity
  • Geolocation Data

This enumeration is not exhaustive; additional data pertinent to service optimization may be collected.

Purpose of Collection: The gathered information is employed to:

  • Customize user experience
  • Analyze web traffic for continuous improvement
  • Safeguard website integrity

Disclosure: Collected data is not sold. It may be shared with authorized third parties solely for service enhancement under strict confidentiality constraints.

User Rights: Visitors reserve the right to inquire about and amend their personal data. Direct inquiries and requests to our contact details below.

Amendments: This notice may be revised to mirror changes in practices or regulatory adjustments. We advise regular review.

For inquiries regarding our Visitor Tracking data practices, contact

Conclusion is dedicated to providing a secure and compliant service that respects user privacy and adheres to GDPR regulations. We encourage our users to review their practices and ensure they are compliant with GDPR to foster a trust-based relationship with their audience.

Disclaimer: This article is not legal advice for your business to use in complying with GDPR and other data privacy laws. This article provides information to help you understand GDPR and what Visitor Tracking has done to ensure we are in compliance with GDPR. We highly suggest you consult an attorney for advice on your specific circumstance.

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