Complianz Privacy Suite

Category: F.A.Q

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!

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 cookies before consent.  How to configure your Google Analytics account for GDPR and other privacy laws can be found here. Anonymizing your IP addresses for

Generating an Impressum

From release 4.4 onwards, Complianz Privacy Suite (Premium) offers a new document, the Impressum. The Impressum 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

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 cookies are being

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

Customizing the Cookie Policy templates

Templating in the Cookie Policy The Cookie Policy consists of some legal paragraphs, which are generated based on your input in the Wizard, and of the list of Cookies. You can use this list separately from the Cookie Policy by using the shortcode. But you

AMP Integrated with Complianz

From 4.1 onwards, we have integrated with AMP for WordPress. The integration is with the following free AMP plugin https://nl.wordpress.org/plugins/amp/. Another plugin called AMP for WP (https://wordpress.org/plugins/accelerated-mobile-pages/) has GDPR consent management, built-in. (for AMP only) What you need to know The integration is working for

Shortcode for Cookies

How to use The new shortcode will show the cookie list, which is featured in all generated cookie policies from Complianz. We have received requests to add a shortcode for the synchronized cookie descriptions, so here it is! You can now use cmplz-cookies (with [

Google Analytics, Germany & Complianz

In the wizard, you can now choose Germany and/or Austria as a subregion for EEA, which enables integration with DSGVO and Telemediengesetz. If you configured Google Analytics privacy-friendly, you will get below notice to actively enable prior consent for privacy-friendly statistics as is required in

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