Complianz Privacy Suite

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Get compliant today in the European Union and/or in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom with the only Privacy Suite that offers a fully-featured plugin for GDPR, DSGVO, PIPEDA, CCPA, COPPA and more!

CNIL updated privacy guidelines

While the much-anticipated ePrivacy Regulation seems to be postponed for some years, local EU Data Protection Authorities formulate their statements, which provide us with concrete guidelines on how to interpret current privacy legislation within the EU. Following the British ICO statement, France’s CNIL also offered

Complianz 3.1 Changelog and Documentation

Release Complianz 3.1 is out! Besides the usual fixes, compatibilities, and improvements. We added a few new features in 3.1. We will explain what we’ve added and how it might affect your website. If you have any questions surrounding the new update and the documentation

Reading the Proof of Consent by Complianz

You may have received a document called “Proof of Consent” after you registered for access to your cookie consent registration. Here we will explain how consent registration on websites with the Complianz Privacy Suite works and how the “Proof of Consent” document is structured. Registration

Brexit and GDPR. The New ICO Guidance & PECR

When the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, will make several amendments to legislation concerning the regulation of the processing of personal data. These Regulations are made to address failures of retained EU law

Does Complianz affect website performance?

This article will use the premium plugin with all settings enabled, including GEO IP & A/B testing. For free users below test results are less relevant, but the conclusion is still interesting! In this article, we will discuss the effect Complianz has on the page

Google Maps and GDPR. What you should know.

As we explained in the article about the Google Fonts API, Google’s API (or deprecated iFrames) will at least collect your IP address while loading Google Fonts and Maps on your website. How the personal data is later processed or how long it will be

Cookies from Complianz, what are they for and how can you use them

It may sound funny, but to handle the blocking of cookies on your site, we use… cookies. Of course these are cookies that won’t store personally identifiable data from users, and are functional, non-track cookies. cmplz_marketing: user has consented to the marketing level of cookies

Self-hosting Google Fonts for WordPress

Why blocking Google Fonts is necessary you can read in this article. The reason why we are not blocking Google Fonts automatically as we do with most other services is the impact Google Fonts has on your website’s front-end. Canceling the Google API request will

Google reCAPTCHA and the GDPR: a possible conflict?

While developing Complianz Privacy Suite, some interesting questions arise. One of them I encountered today is: are Google Recaptcha and the GDPR reconcilable on your website? Contact Form 7 is with over 5 million installs the number one contact form plugin on WordPress. I too

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

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