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Google Fonts and GDPR: Does it work?

Update: 20/1/2022 – The German Court has declared Google Fonts is not in compliance with GDPR/DSGVO Update: 1/6/2022 – In recent months Google has updated their explanation and terms of using Google Fonts; which can be found under: “What does using the Google Fonts API

Minimum PHP version Updated to 7.2

Complianz will deprecate any PHP version lower than 7.2. It will start in 6.3.0 with GEOIP and make its way through most features, free or premium. In the near future, backward compatibility from 5.6 to 8+ will be an unfeasible task regarding further development and

Set your own Cookie based on a (custom) Consent Category

In this example, we will set a cookie for a partner website that is looking for a cookie on the root domain to enable or disable their marketing scripts. We will use the real-life use case for websites that embed content from the watchmaker Rolex.

Using Region Parameters to view your Cookie Banner per Region

This is available from 6.3 onwards, our mid-summer release in 2022 There’s now an easier way to check your cookie banner configuration per region. Normally you would need to use a VPN or disable one region to see your Cookie Banner on the front-end, depending

CSS Lesson #29: Manage Consent Button

This is available from 6.3 onwards, our mid-summer release in 2022 The manage consent button has been an ongoing topic of questions surrounding visibility and styling.  We have introduced new options for visibility. You can find a selection of styling articles below. New options for

Google’s EU User Consent Policy Requirements

This article will explain and provide three solutions when you get an email from Google stating the following or similar: Our policy review indicates that while the site(s)/app(s) below contain a consent notice, the text of this does not meet the requirements of our policy

Italian Supervisory Authority denies use of Google Analytics

The Italian supervisory authority has reprimanded the use of Google Analytics as it violates the GDPR because it transfers data to the USA, even when anonymized, as explained below: The Italian SA came to this conclusion after a complex fact-finding exercise it had started in close coordination

How to set Google Tag Manager after Consent (and is it needed?)

Complianz is investigating, just like we did with Google Fonts and reCAPTCHA, what happens when an empty container of Google Tag Manager is loaded prior to consent and how Google processes this data. Our starting point is the below statement from Google regarding Tag Manager

How to Create a Menu in WordPress

After creating your Legal Documents with Complianz, they can automatically be added to an existing Menu (Complianz > Wizard > Documents > Link to Menu). When selecting “Yes, redirect based on GEO IP,” the menu items will automatically redirect the visitor to the applicable, regional

Responding to a Data Request

Table of Contents What is the right of access? How do we recognize a subject access request (SAR)? What about requests for information about children? What should we consider when responding to a request? Can we ask for ID? Can we charge a fee? How

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