Privacy Policy


At Site Stats Database, we value and respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains the types of personal data we collect, how we use it, and the rights you have in relation to that information.

For information on your use of our website, please refer to our terms & conditions.

Contact Details

The data controller responsible for your personal data is Site Stats Database, based in the USA. For any questions or concerns regarding your personal data, please refer to our contact page.

Data Collection

Types of Data:

  • Direct Data: We collect personal data directly from you, such as:
    • Account information when you create a user profile, which includes your username and email address.
  • Automatic Data: When you use our site, we automatically capture certain information, including:
    • Your IP address via Plausible Analytics.
    • Site usage patterns and interaction with content for account holders.

Method of Collection:

  • Direct Interaction: We gather data directly from you when you create or update your user profile.
  • Automated Technologies: We capture data automatically through tools like Plausible Analytics when you browse our website.


  • Data is collected for multiple reasons:
    • Providing a personalized user experience for account holders.
    • Offering relevant content and recommendations based on account activity.
    • Monitoring and analyzing website performance.

Data Usage

  • General Usage: We use collected data to optimize our website experience, to measure the performance of our content, and, if you’ve opted in, to communicate with you through our newsletter.
  • Legal Basis: The processing of your data is based on your consent, especially when you sign up for our newsletter.

Data Sharing & Third Parties

  • Sharing: The only third party with which we share some form of data is Plausible Analytics, which provides us with anonymous analytics, and beehiiv, our newsletter service.
  • Third Party Compliance: Both Plausible Analytics and beehiiv are committed to ensuring that your data is treated with care and in accordance with GDPR or equivalent standards. See Plausible Analytics’ privacy policy and beehiiv’s privacy policy for more details.

Data Retention

Your data is stored only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes highlighted in this policy. The criteria used to determine our data retention periods include the nature and type of the personal data, potential risk from unauthorized use or disclosure, and our legal requirements.

Data Protection & Security Measures

We employ a variety of security measures to safeguard your personal data, including secure servers and data encryption. We are committed to protecting your information, ensuring it remains confidential and secure.

  • User Profiles: User passwords are never visible to site administrators. They are stored securely and are not directly accessible. Usernames and emails provided during account creation are visible to site administrators.
  • General Data: Our website is protected using an SSL certificate, ensuring encrypted communication between your browser and our servers. Additionally, we regularly update our website’s theme, plugins, and the WordPress CMS to patch any known vulnerabilities and keep the platform secure.

Cookies & Tracking

  • Cookies: We use cookies primarily for Plausible Analytics. As our website is built on, there might be basic session cookies for ensuring the website functions correctly. These cookies don’t store personal data.
  • Control: You can control or opt out of cookie usage through your browser settings.

User Rights

As per the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the following rights concerning your personal data:

  • Access: You can request details of personal data we hold about you.
  • Correction: You can ask us to rectify inaccurate data and complete incomplete data.
  • Deletion: You can request the erasure of your personal data.
  • Restriction: You may have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your data.
  • Portability: You can ask to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured format.
  • Objection: You can object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.

To exercise any of these rights, please get in touch with us via our contact page.

Consent & Withdrawal

When you provide your email address to sign up for our newsletter, you are giving your consent to be contacted. You can withdraw this consent at any time by unsubscribing from our newsletter or contacting us. Please note that the withdrawal of consent doesn’t affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Data Transfers Outside EU

While Site Stats Database is based in the USA, we ensure that data protection standards are consistent with GDPR requirements, even for our users outside of the European Union. Plausible Analytics, for example, offers privacy-centric analytics, ensuring the anonymity of your data.

Children’s Privacy

Site Stats Database does not knowingly collect or store any personal data from children under the age of 13. If we discover we have received any personal data from a child under the age of 13, we will take appropriate measures to remove that information. Parents or guardians are encouraged to guide their children’s online activity.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version will always be posted on this page. While we may not provide direct notifications of changes, you’re encouraged to review this policy periodically to stay informed.

Links to Other Websites

Site Stats Database may contain links to third-party websites. Please note that this privacy policy does not cover these external websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.

How to Lodge a Complaint

If you believe that your data protection rights have been violated, you can lodge a complaint with us via our contact page. If unsatisfied with our response, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority in your jurisdiction.


The contents of this Privacy Policy are meant to provide a clear and transparent overview of how we handle your personal data. While we strive for clarity, in case of any ambiguity or for more details on any particular point, please get in touch with us directly.

We thank you for your trust in Site Stats Database and appreciate your engagement with our content. Your privacy and clarity about how we manage your data are of utmost importance to us. If you ever have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, do not hesitate to reach out.