Privacy Policy

About Wheenotes

Wheenotes is a private blog that believes in sharing of information in a public, open and honest manner that promotes discussion. In this way readers may find solutions to their problems or assistance in finding the information they need.

The website operates under the domain name and is operated, managed and authored by it’s owner David Abt.

Purpose of the processing

Matomo is used to analyse the behaviour of the website visitors to identify potential pitfalls; not found pages, search engine indexing issues, which contents are the most appreciated… Once the data is processed (number of visitors reaching a not found pages, viewing only one page…), Matomo is generating reports for website owners to take action, for example changing the layout of the pages, publishing some fresh content… etc.

Matomo is processing the following personal data:

Pick up the one you are using:

  1. User ID
  2. Custom Dimensions
  3. Custom Variables
  4. Order ID
  5. Location of the user

And also:

  1. Date and time
  2. Title of the page being viewed
  3. URL of the page being viewed
  4. URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page
  5. Screen resolution
  6. Time in local timezone
  7. Files that were clicked and downloaded
  8. Link clicks to an outside domain
  9. Pages generation time
  10. Country, region, city
  11. Main Language of the browser
  12. User Agent of the browser

The processing of personal data with Matomo is based on explicit consent. Your privacy is our highest concern. That’s why we will not process any personal data with Matomo unless you give us clear explicit consent.

Details of transfers to third country and safeguards

Matomo data is hosted in the United States within the servers of DigitalOcean which are registered to the Privacy Shield Program.

Retention period or criteria used to determine the retention period

We keep data capture within Matomo indefinitely, however to emphasize this does not include any personal data or data that could connected to the visitors of this website.

The existence of each of the data subject’s rights

As Matomo is processing personal data on explicit consent, you can exercise the following rights:

  1. Right of access: you can ask us at any time to access your personal data.
  2. Right to erasure: you can ask us at any time to delete all the personal data we are processing about you.
  3. Right to portability: you can ask us at any time for a copy of all the personal data we are processing about you in Matomo.
  4. Right to withdraw consent: you can withdraw your consent at any time by sending a request through the contact form.
  5. The right to withdraw consent at any time

The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

If you think that the way we process your personal data with Matomo analytics is infringing the law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Whether the provision of personal data is part of a statutory or contractual requirement; or obligation and possible consequences of failing to provide the personal data

If you wish us to not process any personal data with Matomo, you can opt-out from it at any time. There will be no consequences at all regarding the use of our website.

The existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and information about how decisions are made, the significance and the consequences

Matomo is not doing any profiling.

How to contact us:

Preferred method  is through the contact form.


David Abt
Kita 21 Johigashi, 16 Chome 2 Higashi Ward
Sapporo, Hokkaido 065-0021

Phone: +81117878799