We've built Hotjar with privacy in mind. Data is collected anonymously unless you give explicit consent to collect personal identifying information, however, the following tips will help you avoid being tracked by Hotjar in future.
IP Blocking is best if you don't want your data being mixed with user data
Do Not Track is meant for those who are looking into privacy settings, while IP Blocking is best so your sessions on your site are not mixed with your user's sessions.
Head to Opt-Out of Hotjar.
Click Disable Hotjar.
The Opt-Out option sets a third-party cookie that specifically tells the Hotjar Tracking Code not to track a user. This will need to be done for every browser you use.
Does Hotjar honor "Do Not Track"?
Feedback widgets will show with DNT enabled
Poll, Survey, and Incoming Feedback widgets still work even with DNT enabled. These widget responses are considered to be explicit submissions.
Can I see what data Hotjar has collected about me?
To learn about viewing your data collected by Hotjar's users, visit our Visitor Lookup article.
Data collected by sites using Hotjar is controlled by the site owner, however, Hotjar provides site owners with the tools to help you learn about the personal identifying information that has been collected through Hotjar.