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Simple Analytics

The privacy-first Google Analytics alternative located in Europe.

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  • SaasRock v0.5.0 - Cookie consent and built-in Analytics
    SaasRock does not intend to invent the wheel, there are great analytics solutions out there, both free and powerful. But SaasRock’s main goal is to have everything you need when building SaaS applications, at least in a minimal way. - Source: / almost 2 years ago
  • Italian watchdog bans use of Google Analytics
    Regarding forbidden countries, it’s not forbidden in the Netherlands, yet. They will announce a verdict in a form of a report by the end of 2022 [1]. To give people an option and pink something else over Google Analytics, I have built an alternative, Simple Analytics [2]. It doesn’t use cookies or any form of tracking and you get still the useful data that 80% of the website owners need. [1]... - Source: Hacker News / about 2 years ago
  • Italian watchdog bans use of Google Analytics
    It is. Most startups in the EU have to use more and more businesses in the EU. The selection is little, so way more changes to succeed if your EU based and serve both markets. I run Simple Analytics [1], which is a privacy-first analytics business from the Netherlands. I see a lot of business from the EU just because we are from the EU as well. [1] - Source: Hacker News / about 2 years ago
  • French data protection update: Google Analytics is (still) illegal
    Btw it would be cool if we ( could be added to the alternatives section. Didn't know this subreddit existed for a while, but will try to update once in a while about the state of Google Analytics. There is a lot coming for it. Source: about 2 years ago
  • An Update in case you missed it
    As an alternative, and im not affiliated with these guys, but has been great for me with their focus on privacy. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Recommendations for analytics that 1) isn’t Google, and 2) doesn’t force your page to take a significant speed hit?
    Happy with here. Source: about 2 years ago
  • So what's the best alternative to Google Analytics these days?
    Simple Analytics is really good: Source: over 2 years ago
  • Good alternatives to Google Analytics for my business website?
    You should check Simple Analytics as well. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Prepare for the future with Google Analytics 4
    Privacy TLDR; Google Analytics 4 has a few changes that should improve their privacy aspects: IP Anonymization: not GDPR proof Server location: not changeable Use of Cookie Banner: still needed Deleting Individual User Data: improvement Limited Data Storage: slight improvement In short, they say they fix a lot of privacy issues, but they don't really address the real issues like the use of IP addresses and the... - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Easy A/B Tests. My first SaaS 🔥
    For example, many people pay for instead of using Google Analytics which is free 🤔. Source: over 2 years ago
  • CNIL, the French DPA, Google Analytics and Illegal US Data Transfers
    For the french people on HN: There is a privacy-first alternative called: - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Google Analytics declared illegal in the EU.
    We'r using Simple Analytics for a while now. We choose them because they don't use IP-addresses at all, in comparison to Fathom or Plausible. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) warns: “Use of Google Analytics will soon likely not be allowed”
    We're using privacy-first alternative and GDPR compliant. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Ask HN: Good open source alternatives to Google Analytics?
    Https:// is what I use on all my sites and I love it. - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Ask HN: Best alternatives to Google Analytics in 2021?
    We're using Simple Analytics mainly for privacy reasons. I did a bit of research beforehand as we're in a quite 'sensitive' industry. So if you care about privacy Simple Analytics is the private one. They are the only ones that never track IP-address. Plausible and fathom do (only for a day or so, but still do). - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Ask HN: Best alternatives to Google Analytics in 2021?
    Surprised to not see Simple Analytics here, which I always try and plug (no affiliation, just a happy user): - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Ask HN: How do you do website tracking without feeling you're selling your soul?
    Using, I guess its has most of the functionalities plausible has, but I know they don't track IP-addresses at all and I don't know about plausible. - Source: Hacker News / over 2 years ago
  • Follow Your Website Analitycs With Umami
    If you are concerned about collecting your user data through a company that will use them, you can go for a more privacy-focused solution, like Gauges or Simple Analytics. These companies will also allow you to collect your visitors' data, but without exploiting them. Most of the time, they are less privacy-invading and only collect relevant information. They also usually don't use cookies, allowing you to... - Source: / almost 3 years ago
  • Website advice
    If you need some complex analytics maybe consider a one that doesn't require a cookie notice such as Simple Analytics or Fathom. Source: almost 3 years ago
  • what would you personally recommend for website analytics?
    I use Really happy with it. It's minimalist and privacy-focused. Source: almost 3 years ago
  • Billing/team invites, on the account level or organization level?
    Simple Analytics Attaches your billing and team members at the account level. You can create multiple websites and your billing and members apply to all of them. Source: almost 3 years ago

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Top 10 AI Data Analysis Tools in 2024
Simple Analytics is a revolutionary web analytics platform that prioritizes user privacy and transparency above all else. Developed as an ethical alternative to data-hungry giants like Google Analytics, Simple Analytics offers a refreshingly lightweight and user-friendly solution for tracking website metrics without compromising on data protection. With its unwavering commitment to privacy regulations such as...
Privacy-oriented alternatives to Google Analytics
Simple Analytics was my original second contender for the analytics of this blog. The $19 a month starting plan with 100k pageviews is on the more expensive side, but their yearly deal gets you a better price than Fathom at just $9 a month.
Lightweight alternatives to Google Analytics
One is the minimalist Simple Analytics product, which is a cloud-based tool created by solo developer Adriaan van Rossum; it has a clean-looking interface with only the few key metrics, similar to Plausible. Another is Fathom, which was open source initially, but the current version is proprietary (although the company hopes to start maintaining the open-source code base again in the future).

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