I find web analytics invaluable. The insight I get from basic statistics (things like page view counts, referrers, and countries of origin) helps me understand which posts work and which do not. Knowing that my posts are broadly read is what keeps me motivated to write new content. For this reason, this site has and will continue to use web analytics.

The tracker on this site—EndTRACKER, a custom-made tracker designed to replace Google Analytics with privacy in mind—collects the following information:

The tracker does not use any form of client-side fingerprinting nor cookies and everything it collects is the same (or less) information available in the logs of any web server.