The Privacy Suite for WordPress

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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 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 5.0 onward, this is now called the Imprint and is applicable worldwide with new, optional fields. 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

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 [

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