Use Google Analytics with Server-Side Tracking to Make it Compliant

Google Analytics has been under a lot of criticism in recent months. Several data protection authorities such as the Austrian, French, Dutch, Italian and Danish have now classified Google Analytics as non-compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We explain what this means and whether Google Analytics can …

Use templr.pro to create beautiful Looker Studio Dashboards

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What is templr.pro? Templr.pro describes their tool as the following: “Templr is a community component that loads within Google Data Studio and allows anyone to create custom visualizations using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and simple templating syntax. It’s incredibly easier and faster to use templr.pro than Google Cloud SDK, and you …

Google Data Studio becomes Looker Studio

The data visualization tool Google Data Studio has been renamed Looker Studio. Many of the functionalities remain, however through the announcement of the Looker Studio Pro tier, some functions will certainly be subject to a subscription fee. Google itself writes about the rebranding: “Data Studio is now Looker Studio. With …

Google Analytics 4: Status Update

Since our latest news on Google Analytics 4 and Data Retention in GA4 there has been a lot of developments in the world of Google Analytics. Below, you will find the most important updates and announcements by Google about their analytics tool. Google Analytics 4 can now be linked to …

Webinar Google Analytics & Data Privacy

Do you use Google Analytics? Then you certainly know that Google Analytics has recently been deemed non-compliant with data protection in the EU. The data protection authorities in Austria and France have already ruled that the use of Google Analytics violates the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data protection …

Google BigQuery benefits for Google Analytics

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What is Google BigQuery? BigQuery is Google’s data warehouse. As part of the Google Cloud Platform tool suite, BigQuery allows you to host – and exploit – large databases for a very reasonable price and with very good results. In fact, BigQuery can be used for many other things, such …

4 Privacy-Compliant Alternatives to Google Analytics

We have already reported that in recent weeks several countries in the EU have deemed Google Analytics to be not privacy compliant. Since Google Analytics is used on over 50% of websites worldwide, this action by data protection authorities in the EU has caused a great deal of uncertainty among …

Monitor your Google Analytics data with alerts

So setzen Sie Ihre Google Analytics-Ansichten richtig auf

With everything going on in your company it is important to stay up to date with trends in your data. However, it is impossible to check your analytics tool manually 24/7. That’s why it is essential to have an automatic alert system set up. Let’s imagine you are relaunching your …

Google Analytics 4: What we’ve learnt in the last year

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It has now been a little over a year since Google Analytics officially unveiled Google Analytics 4. In late 2020, Google renamed the App + Web properties to Google Analytics 4. Officially it is not in beta anymore. In this post we will share the top five lessons we have …

Swiss Data Protection Act 2022: What Companies Need To Know Now

We expect the new Swiss Data Protection Act to come into force in mid-2022. The revised data protection law is necessary because the last version is over 30 years old. In the present day, electronic data collection plays a key role, so a reorientation seems essential at this point, also …