The Black Sea uses Matomo, an open source web analytics platform, to measure, collect, analyse, and report visitors’ data for purposes of understanding and optimising our website.
The Black Sea does not sell advertising or provide any of your information to any third party. It uses Matomo to analyse the behaviour of website visitors to identify potential pitfalls: 'not found' pages, search engine indexing issues, which contents are the most appreciated. Once the data is processed, Matomo generates reports for website owners to take action, for example changing the layout of the pages, publishing some fresh content, etc.
Matomo processes the following personal data:
The processing of personal data with Matomo is based on legitimate interests
Without the data, we would not be able to provide you the service we are currently offering to you. Your data will be used only to improve the user experience on our website and help you find the information you are looking for.
The personal data received through Matomo are sent to:
The Black Sea data is hosted in Frankfurt, Germany.
The Black Sea keeps personal data captured within Matomo for an unlimited time.
Since The Black Sea processes personal data on legitimate interests, you may exercise the following rights:
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.
If you wish us to not process any personal data with Matomo, you can opt-out from it at any time using the form at the bottom. There will be no consequences at all regarding the use of our website.
The Black Sea is not doing any profiling.