Hobbyists, that are using GitHub Pages for their project, they need to have Matomo installed on a different subdomain. E. g. the main page is at
example.com and the Matomo installation is reachable at
As a hobbyist, I wonder what exactly I have to do to become GDPR complaint. Assume that the only thing I want to know is how the site is doing (visists per day and maybe returning visit rate). Since the actual page on
example.com runs on GitHub Pages, the hobbyist does not have access to the server log.
We can't give you legal advice, so take my recommendations with a grain of salt (It also depends on what countries interpretation of GDPR you read):
Assuming your website doesn't have any private data on it and has no interactivity, you should probably be good to go if you follow this guide:
Take a look at this template: https://forum.matomo.org/t/privacy-policy-template/28389 (but again I can't provide any warranty that it fits your use case)