Complianz Privacy Suite

Category: About GDPR

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!

How to determine the retention of specific data sets?

For selected purposes in a GDPR and UK-GDPR compliant privacy statement, you will need to determine the data retention period. The data retention period is specific to your selected purpose. The GDPR does not mention specific periods, but it does mention the principle of storage

Do I need a checkbox on my forms?

Contrary to popular belief, having a checkbox on every form that collects personal data is not required under the GDPR.  A checkbox isn’t required if the user, by submitting a form for its stated use, gives explicit consent. For example, a contact form needed for support requessts,

CNIL updated privacy guidelines

Last updated: March 2021 Source: Questions-réponses sur les lignes directrices modificatives et la recommandation « cookies et autres traceurs » de la CNIL (March 18th 2021) While the much-anticipated ePrivacy Regulation seems to be postponed for some years, local EU Data Protection Authorities formulate their

Contact Form 7 version 5.4 onward no longer viable for integrations

How to integrate the WP Consent API with Contact Form 7? Instructions can be found here. Due to the newest update from CF7, we cannot integrate with CF7 and control consent for reCaptcha. The latest update from Complianz will detect the issue and drop the

Removing cookies after revoking consent

With Complianz, users can ask website visitors within the EU for approval to place and read cookies and local storage according to the ePrivacy Directive. Users also request consent within the rules of the GDPR for processing the personal data that can be gathered through

First-Party Marketing Cookies

This article is related to the Wizard question: You have stated that you don’t use third-party services. Do you use plugins that might set marketing cookies? A quick explanation; third-party services are tracking/marketing services that set cookies on their own domain for marketing purposes. For

Configuring Google Site Kit

The below warning from the wizard is for everyone who wants Google Site Kit and Complianz to work together. There are a couple of options you can consider, we will walk you through all, so you can make an educated choice for your purpose. Because

(Advanced) Import Complianz Custom Events in Tag Manager

In this article, the definitive guide to Tag Manager for Complianz, we referred to a demo container for Tag Manager. This container exists of the following tags, triggers, and variables: Analytics for DSGVO Google Analytics: Universal Analytics Statistics Tag Analytics for GDPR Google Analytics: Universal

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

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

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