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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 . These Regulations are made to address failures of retained EU law to

Does Complianz affect website performance?

Update: Since 4.9.0 we have switched from admin requests to the REST API to improve performance and stability. If you want to know more about Web Vitals, read this article. This article will use the premium plugin with all settings enabled, including GEO IP &

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

It may sound funny, but to handle the blocking of 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 cmplz_event_*:

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

User Consent Registration

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 and tracking scripts and other services, e.g email marketing. We will have a look at both. Email marketing, opt-ins and user

Most websites still not GDPR compliant

Vodafone.com – EU – 6/2019 Common issues 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 to browse this

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