Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy describes how we collect and use your information. By using our website, you are agreeing to the terms of our privacy policy. Our privacy policy is GDPR compliant.

Who we are

Our website address is:


To understand and measure our website performance and interaction with our readers, we use Matomo Analytics. Matomo is a privacy-oriented analytics tool that is GDPR compliant.

What We Collect and Receive

In order for us to provide you the best possible experience on our website, we need to collect and process certain information. Depending on your use of the website, that may include:

  • Contact us via email — for example, when you send us questions or comments, or report a problem, we will collect your name, email address, message, etc. We use this data solely in connection with answering the queries we receive.
  • Usage data — when you visit our site, we will store: the website from which you visited us from, the parts of our site you visit, the date and duration of your visit, your anonymised IP address, information from the device (device type, operating system, screen resolution, language, country you are located in, and web browser type) you used during your visit, and more. We process this usage data in Matomo Analytics for statistical purposes, to improve our site and to recognize and stop any misuse.
  • Cookies — we use cookies (small data files transferred onto computers or devices by sites) for record-keeping purposes and to enhance functionality on our site. You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time.

How we protect your data

Our website uses industry-standard security measures. Your information is secure as it moves into and within our system. All transmissions are encrypted using industry-standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), which establishes an encrypted link between our servers and your web browser. Data within our private system is accessible only by our team.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with anyone. Your user analytics are saved exclusively on our own server and our analytics provide, Matomo, does not have access to it. You can find more about Matomo Analytics’ privacy policy here.

How long we retain your data

Your data will be securely stored for the duration of the Rather Quiet project or until you request that we remove it. This includes your website usage data as well as your subscription details. You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every email.

Your Rights

You have the right to be informed of Personal Data processed by us via Matomo, a right to rectification/correction, erasure and restriction of processing. You also have the right to ask from us a structured, common and machine-readable format of Personal Data you provided to us. We can only identify you via your email address and we can only adhere to your request and provide information if we have Personal Data about you through you having made contact with us directly and/or you using our site and/or service.

To exercise any of the rights mentioned in this Privacy Policy and/or in the event of questions or comments relating to the use of Personal Data you may contact us here:

Opt-out of website tracking

You can opt out of being tracked by our Matomo Analytics instance below. Opting out means we won’t track your activity on our website but it also means we won’t be able to learn from your interaction and create a better website suited to your needs. Remember, Matomo anonymises your IP address, so we don’t know who you are; we just want to know what you’re up to.

You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.