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Privacy Policy for Penkle Analytics

Penkle Analytics is committed to providing GDPR, CCPA, and cookie law compliant site analytics while prioritizing user privacy and data protection. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard data, ensuring transparency and compliance with relevant regulations.

1. Introduction

At Penkle Analytics, we believe in privacy-first analytics. Our service tracks website usage without collecting personal data or personally identifiable information (PII), utilizing anonymized and aggregated data to respect the privacy of website visitors.

2. Data Collection and Usage

Website Analytics

Non-Personal Data: We do not track individuals across devices or websites. All data collected is isolated to a single day, website, and device, ensuring visitor privacy.

Anonymous Usage Data: Penkle Analytics tracks overall trends in website traffic without collecting or storing personal or identifiable data. The data collected is aggregated and anonymous, providing insights into website usage patterns.

Data Points Collected

Page URL: We track page URLs to analyze page views and visitor interactions.

HTTP Referer: Referrer strings are used to determine the number of visitors referred to the website from external sources.

Browser, Operating System, Device Type: Information on browsers, operating systems, and device types is collected to understand visitor demographics.

Location: Visitor locations are determined at the city level using IP addresses. IP addresses are discarded, ensuring anonymity.

3. Unique Visitor Identification

No Cookies, Persistent Identifiers, or Personal Data

Anonymous Counting: Penkle uses a hashing mechanism with rotating salts to count unique visitors without cookies or persistent identifiers.

Daily Changing Identifier: Visitor IP addresses and User-Agent data are hashed with a daily salt to generate a random string, ensuring visitor anonymity.

Data Security: Raw IP addresses and User-Agent data are never stored, ensuring visitor privacy and data security.

4. Hosting and Data Ownership

EU-Based Hosting and Data Encryption

Secure Hosting: All data is securely encrypted and hosted on servers powered by renewable energy in the EU.

European-Owned Infrastructure: We use European-owned cloud infrastructure and CDN services to process and protect visitor data.

Data Ownership: Users retain full ownership of their website data. We do not sell, share, or monetize site data in any form.

5. Trust and Compliance

Open Source and Regulatory Compliance

Transparency: Penkle Analytics is an open-source tool, allowing users to review and inspect the code for transparency and trust.

Compliance: Our service is GDPR, CCPA, and PECR compliant, eliminating the need for complex privacy policies or consent prompts for website analytics.

6. Data Deletion and Account Closure

User Control and Deletion

User Rights: Users can delete their accounts and site stats at any time, ensuring control over their data.

Permanent Deletion: Deleted data is permanently removed from our servers, and cannot be recovered once deleted.

7. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or your data, please contact us at