Privacy Battles
Swetrix
Privacy Score
64
%
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Plausible
Privacy Score
94
%

Designated DPO or GDPR correspondent

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn't mention having a DPO or GDPR correspondent but has a privacy dedicated email contact available on its website: contact@swetrix.com.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible doesn't mention having a DPO or GDPR correspondent but has a privacy dedicated email contact available on its website: privacy@plausible.io

Privacy Policy

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Regarding website and cloud: https://swetrix.com/privacy

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Country & Type of Data storage

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Company Headquarters:

Ukraine

Storage Facilities:

Analytics data is stored in German by US cloud provider Cloudflare.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Company Headquarters:
Estonia 🇪🇪  (EU) 🇪🇺

Storage Facilities:
All analytics data is processed by German cloud provider Hetzner, in Germany.

Possibility to host Plausible Analytics on controller premises.

Data transfers outside the EU

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Data is deemed not transferred outside the EU.

If ever, Swetrix commits only to transferring personal data outside the EU if adequate security controls are in place.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible doesn’t transfer analytics data outside the EU.

Legal tools for Subcontractors

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Subcontractors are subjects to the same protection level as set out in Swetrix’s Privacy Policy: https://swetrix.com/privacy 

Swetrix has made public its list of subprocessors: https://swetrix.com/privacy 

Swetrix doesn’t specify if written contracts are signed with subcontractors, nor if they inform controllers about adding a new subcontractor to the analytics service.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

For every subcontractor, Plausible assesses its commitment to privacy and signs a DPA including controller-processor Standard Contractual Clauses.

Plausible has made public its list of subprocessors: https://plausible.io/privacy

Data Breach Notification

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn’t mention directly notifying controllers of a data breach in a determined delay, nor providing assistance to controllers to notify the breach to the Supervisory authority.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

In case of data breach, Plausible will notify the controller without undue delay by email (not later than 48 hours after having become aware of it) and provide a description of the incident as well as periodic updates about the incident, including its impact.

Right Requests Process

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn’t mention providing assistance to controllers in case of a data subject's right request.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Data requests will be forwarded to the controller without delay.

Data Privacy Impact Assessment

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn’t specify having conducted DPIAs or providing assistance to controllers if needed.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible will provide assistance to the controller for DPIAs.

Employee Trainings

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn't mention employee training or submission to NDAs.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Employees required to access analytics data are informed of the confidential nature of the data and comply with the GDPR obligations sets out in the DPA.

Security Policy

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn’t mention having a security policy.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible doesn’t mention having a security policy.

Organizational and Technical Security Measures

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Server security:

Cloud security relying on Cloudflare.

Other measures:

Data pseudonymisation (salted hash), data backups, data encryption.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible doesn’t mention having a security policy.

Data Encryption

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Data is encrypted in transit (HTTPS).

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Data is encrypted in transit (HTTPS) and at rest.

Restriction of access

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn’t mention any specific restrictions of access to personal data.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible allows external access or processing of personal data to employees submitted to confidentiality clauses for IT support and maintenance.

Reuse of data

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Swetrix doesn’t reuse personal data, nor sell it.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible doesn’t reuse analytics data or share it with third-parties.

Exemption of cookie consent

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

YES, Swetrix analytics script is fully cookieless.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

Plausible doesn’t collect cookies.

Submission to Cloud Act/FISA

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

NO, data is hashed and not stored on servers more than 30min.

Compliant
Partially Compliant
Not Compliant

NO, data is stored in the EU by an European cloud provider.