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Are pre-checked checkboxes allowed?

Sometimes we’ll get the question: “Is there an option to have the categories on the cookie banner pre-checked?”. The short answer is no, but it is more nuanced. And well…it is possible… We understand this question for multiple reasons. First, pre-checked categories are everywhere and

User Consent Registration

Read more about in Premium, and the difference with Proof of Consent User consent registration for GDPR Registering consent of opt-ins are mandatory under GDPR (most of the time). There’s a difference between registering consent for cookies and tracking scripts and other services, e.g email

Most websites still not GDPR compliant

Vodafone.com – EU – 6/2019 Common issues with Consent Banners When browsing the internet, most websites I come across are not GDPR compliant. Most of them seem to either try and fail or won’t comply on purpose. Common issues and occurrences: 1. “If you continue

Changing the text in your legal documents

The below solution will keep your documents synchronized to the Wizard and CookieDatabase.org. To manually edit your documents without synchronization, please read this article. A quick introduction Why do we propose changing your texts by way of functions.php, hooks and filters? The policies are generated

Troubleshooting missing translations

In some cases translations will not show up directly: 1. You’re using a caching plugin like WP Rocket, WP Super Cache etc. Purge caches and try again! 2. You’re using CDN like Cloudflare or keyCDN. Purge caches and see if your settings might conflict when

Adding functionalities in functions.php

A quick introduction WordPress offers filter hooks to allow plugins to modify various types of internal data at runtime. A plugin can modify data by binding a callback to a filter hook. When the filter is later applied, each bound callback is run in order

Used shortcodes by Complianz

Why we use shortcodes We use the below shortcodes for 2 main reasons, easy updates, and translations. Easy Updates Privacy Laws, especially those still in draft, are susceptible to change. We provide legal updates for our plugin users. When updating a legal document in our

Google Fonts and GDPR: Does it work?

We have seen with Google ReCaptcha that handling Google’s API for GDPR and other privacy laws is a tricky one, and for most, not yet handled the right way. Google Fonts. How it works. The Google Fonts API will request and download font files and

Customizing the blocked content placeholder image

NB. From Complianz 5.5+ you are able to upload your own placeholders, and change the social placeholders to various styles. Read more: https://complianz.io/changing-the-default-social-placeholders/ Complianz GDPR cookie consent will block content from third party services like Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, etc., to prevent these services from placing

What lawful basis for Data Processing?

Principles of collection of personal data: from legal basis to consent If you have a simple website with a separate contact form, you already collect personal data. Since the introduction of the GDPR, collecting personal data means that you have to meet various legal requirements.

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