If you are processing personal data of European citizens through Matomo, even if your company is located outside Europe, you need to fulfill GDPR obligations and this guide will help you.

GDPR overview

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation which strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU).

If you take steps to ensure no personal data is collected in Matomo, then you may not need to be concerned by the GDPR (when you configure Matomo Privacy settings to anonymize IP address, user IDs, geolocation data, etc.).

GDPR compliance is a long process composed of several obligations:

  • Respect user rights
  • Documentation
  • Security procedures

Learn how to become GDPR compliant with Matomo Analytics

The GDPR is also known as…

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is also known in other countries under these wordings:

  • Austria: Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO)
  • Belgium: algemene verordening gegevensbescherming / règlement général sur la protection des données (RGPD)
  • Bulgaria: Общ регламент относно защитата на данните
  • Croatia: Opća uredba o zaštiti podataka
  • Cyprus: Γενικός Κανονισμός για την Προστασία Δεδομένων
  • Czech Republic: obecné nařízení o ochraně osobních údajů
  • Denmark: generel forordning om databeskyttelse
  • Estonia: isikuandmete kaitse üldmäärus
  • Finland: yleinen tietosuoja-asetus
  • France: règlement général sur la protection des données (RGPD)
  • Germany: Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO)
  • Greece: Γενικός Κανονισμός για την Προστασία Δεδομένων
  • Hungary: általános adatvédelmi rendelet
  • Ireland: An Rialachán Ginearálta maidir le Cosaint Sonraí / General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Italy: regolamento generale sulla protezione dei dati (RGPD)
  • Latvia: Vispārīgā datu aizsardzības regula
  • Lithuania: Bendrasis duomenų apsaugos reglamentas (BDAR)
  • Luxembourg: règlement général sur la protection des données (RGPD) / Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO)
  • Malta: Regolament Ġenerali dwar il-Protezzjoni tad-Data
  • The Netherlands: algemene verordening gegevensbescherming
  • Poland: ogólne rozporządzenie o ochronie danych
  • Portugal: Regulamento Geral sobre a Proteção de Dados (RGPD)
  • Romania: Regulamentul general privind protecția datelor
  • Slovakia: všeobecné nariadenie o ochrane údajov
  • Slovenia: Splošna uredba o varstvu podatkov
  • Spain: Reglamento general de protección de datos (RGPD)
  • Sweden: Dataskyddsförordning
  • The United Kingdom: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)