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Privacy Policy

I value my privacy, so I value yours too.

This is my personal website and blog. The domain is provided by BigRock with Cloudflare (DNS only), and it is hosted on Netlify. The website images are served through the subdomain, it is hosted on bplaced and proxied through Cloudflare. Please refer to their websites to read their privacy policy and data collection policies, as they may collect data about you.

What type of data is collected?


I self-host Plausible Analytics, a privacy-friendly free software tool. It does not have any cookies or trackers.

I have access to the following information:

  • Number of visits to a page, by its permalink.
  • Referral information (which domain led you to any page on my domain).
  • A percentage based makeup of which countries I received visitors from.
  • Which links were clicked, but not the user journey.

It does not:

  • Collect personally identifiable information.
  • Collect your IP address.
  • Track your user journey on my website.

This is exactly how my dashboard looks like: Plausible demo.

What will this information be used for and who will have access to it?

This information is used by me for understanding the traffic coming to the website. I check which pages are getting more visitors, and which websites are referring to my articles.

Only I have access and control over this data, which is protected by SSH keys and long passphrases. The server is provided by Scaleway, and is hosted in France, EU.

How can I opt out?

Click the link below to toggle your exclusion in analytics for this site.

You currently are notare excluding your visits.
Exclude my visits

This opt out widget is from Plausible documentation which is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

Alternatively, you can follow the Opt out and exclude yourself from the analytics document, and block

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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

I try to embed content from privacy-friendly websites, and make sure that tracking is disabled. But some of these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Changes to the policy

The last update date of the page, and therefore the policy, is available towards the bottom of this page. If the contents change, those changes will become effective from the moment they are published on the website.

Contact Details

If you have any concerns about the way your privacy is handled, please contact me (Bhavin Gandhi) by email at admin [at]

Last updated on 2021-06-16.

This page is created with the help of similar pages by Ru Singh, Raghavendra Kamath and Kev Quirk.


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