GoatCounter privacy policy

1 April 2020

The following information is collected:

No personal information (such as IP address) is collected; a hash of the IP address, User-Agent, and a random number (“salt”) is kept in the process memory for 8 hours at the most to identify a browsing session.

The exception to this are requests which are deemed to be coming from a bot, in which case the IP address will be stored temporarily for the purpose of blocking botnets, hosting providers, and other types of abuse.

There is no information stored in the browser with e.g. cookies.

Also see the GDPR consent notices.

Sharing with third parties

No information is shared with third parties.

Using the GoatCounter.com service

Billing is handled by Stripe, and all billing information is stored and handled by Stripe. See the Stripe Privacy Policy.

An email address is required to use the GoatCounter.com service. We also use cookies to:

Email support@goatcounter.com to request all information collected about you, or to request removal of all information.

Changes to the policy

We may make changes to this policy with at least two weeks notice. Notice will be sent to the email on file for your account.