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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

Czech Republic now requires opt-in Consent for Cookies

Udělení souhlasu při použití cookies In January 2022 the Czech Republic has amended its law in order to implement the requirements stipulated in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive 2002/58/EC. In 2002 the “ePrivacy” Directive originally prescribed an opt-out system with regards to storing and

All About Consent per Service, Category or Cookie

We will treat the most common questions about consent management and its minimal requirements stated by privacy laws, jurisprudence, and the guidelines from national DPA’s. We will treat three different possibilities. Table of Contents To summarize, the minimal approach described by privacy laws is consent

TTDSG, the New Cookie Law for Germany

As of December 1st, 2021 the Telecommunications-Telemedia Data Protection Act (Telekommunikation-Telemedien-Datenschutz-Gesetz) regulates the handling of cookies, local storage, cookieless tracking,  and other tracking technologies in German law. With this new TTDSG law, Germany (finally) implemented the ePrivacy Directive from 2009: “Die Speicherung von Informationen in

Do I need a Processing Agreement with Complianz?

If an external party receives and processes on behalf of your organization, a Data is essential to regulate the scope and purpose of the processing of this data. A more in-depth explanation of the Processing Agreement and its contents can be found in this earlier

Consent on Scroll or Time Out

Consent on Scroll or Time Out has long been the domain of Opt-out regions like the United States of America. Since the addition of Australia as a region, this has changed. Australia, although primarily an “Opt-in” region does allow for an implicit Opt-in after a

Legal Compliance for WooCommerce

Operating an eCommerce website presents certain challenges from a legal perspective. This is especially true when you target visitors from multiple regions, meaning that local legislation could be involved. This article will explain important aspects of legal compliance that eCommerce businesses, operating regionally or worldwide,

How to determine the retention of specific data sets?

For selected purposes in a GDPR and UK-GDPR compliant , 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 limitation

Do I need a checkbox on my forms?

Contrary to popular belief, having a checkbox on every form that collects 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, where the

CNIL updated privacy guidelines

Last updated: March 2021 Source: Questions-réponses sur les lignes directrices modificatives et la recommandation « 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 statements,

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