Complianz Privacy Suite

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Privacy in your Browser

In this article, we will describe how to clear all cookies in your browser and access privacy settings. The browsers we will cover are: Microsoft Edge Firefox Safari Chrome Microsoft Edge Clearing cookies: Add: edge://settings/privacy to your address bar and hit enter. You will see

DNS Prefetching and GDPR

Some time ago, the question arose if DNS prefetching is GDPR proof (or any privacy law whereby prior consent is necessary e.g. DSGVO). Does something happen during prefetching that might constitute the sharing and/or storage of analytics or personal data of the end-user? What is

Changing the Google Maps Placeholder

Here’s how you can change your Google Maps Placeholder to match your location, and/or Google Maps style. First, a quick introduction on how placeholders are set. Video placeholders, like Vimeo, YouTube, and Dailymotion, are downloaded to your uploads folder based on your video thumbnail created

Deprecated event: The cmplz_event_all will be deprecated in the future

Since 4.6.0, both in free and premium, you will find a browser console notice if applicable: Deprecated event: The cmplz_event_all will be deprecated in the future. This event, also used for Tag Manager categories, will be deprecated and replaced by cmplz_event_marketing at the end of

An introduction to the New Templates

From 4.6.0 upwards new templates are available for even more flexibility. The possible templates available are: DNSMPI/USA/Canada and other opt-out banners.  Accept or Deny banners for opt-in regions. Categorical banners with Deny and Save Preferences. New: Categorical banners, with hidden categories – with Accept All

Embedding Vimeo videos privacy-friendly

Hosting videos with a third-party service like YouTube or Vimeo is a great way to stream videos on your website, without carrying the server load for every view. These services are mostly free and come with another price, which is sharing your website’s visitor behavior

Informal language in legal documents

Complianz strives to make the plugin and legal documents available in as many languages as possible. Luckily WordPress provides a very powerful ecosystem in which everyone can contribute to translating plugins to their own language. The Locale Managers of each language compiled a glossary which

Licenses for staging or development environments

A lot of website developers are using a staging or localhost environment to develop before publishing to the live website. We often get the question if purchasing an extra license for this development environment is required. In this article I’ll explain how to use Complianz

New revoke option on the cookie policies

From 4.4.2 upwards the cookie policies received a new, and improved, revoke option. Instead of showing a revoke button, which triggered the cookie notice. If the user previously consented, triggering the cookie notice would also revoke any consent made. The new revoke option will show

Proposal to Add a Consent API to WordPress

This article first appeared on WP Tavern by Justin Tadlock – April 3rd 2020 On Wednesday, Garret Hyder announced a feature proposal for a WordPress Consent API. The proposal is one step on the larger privacy roadmap for core. If merged into WordPress, it would establish a standard

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