The Privacy Suite for WordPress

Category: F.A.Q

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About Cookie Scan Results

One of the key features of Complianz is the automated cookie scan. While initially setting up Complianz the wizard will guide you through this process, which includes a website scan that detects placed by your website. After you completed the Complianz wizard for the first

Editing ‘Impressum’ on the cookie banner.

If your website is intended to attract visitors from the EU and Germany/Austria, Complianz offers the possibility to show an link on your cookie banner. In Premium you’re able to generate an as well. Below, we’ll provide answers to the two most frequently asked questions.

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

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

Are your IP addresses anonymized?

For some privacy laws, anonymized statistics, and a specific configuration of your analytics provider, e.g., Google Analytics, allow setting statistics before consent.  How to configure your Google Analytics account for GDPR and other privacy laws can be found here. Anonymizing your IP addresses for Analytics

Generating an Impressum

From release 4.4 onwards, Complianz Privacy Suite (Premium) offers a new document, the . The provides the required information for commercial websites that target German and/or Austrian visitors, or by using the German language. To conform with the “Allgemeine Informationspflichten Telemediengesetz” service providers must keep

Why online privacy testing tools are not accurate

There are several websites, such as https://2gdpr.com/ and https://cookiebot.com, where you can do an online test to see if your WordPress website and cookie management system is compliant with the GDPR. Sometimes these websites give back a negative result, mostly if analytics are being loaded

Premium strings are not translated

While upgrading to premium, or the Complianz Privacy Suite, the provided premium language files should be registered to replace the free plugins’ language files. If you have the free plugin, Complianz GDPR/CCPA Cookie consent, installed while upgrading it should deactivate. During the activation of premium,

Fatal Error: This website is experiencing technical difficulties…

Sometimes the Complianz scan or generating documents might cause an issue, whereby WordPress will give an error, for example: This website is experiencing technical difficulties… To fix this issue… This could be quickly resolved by changing the folder name of Complianz with FTP. Login to

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