Tag: Consent

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Google Fonts and GDPR: Does it work?

Update: 20/1/2022 – The German Court has declared Google Fonts is not in compliance with GDPR/DSGVO Update: 1/6/2022 – In recent months Google has updated their explanation and terms of using Google Fonts; which can be found under: “What does using the Google Fonts API

Cookieless Tracking and GDPR

In this article, we will have a closer look at cookieless and server-side tracking and how this affects your website’s configuration regarding privacy laws. The main question that we will try to answer is; Is cookieless tracking possible without consent? What is Cookieless tracking? With

Google reCAPTCHA and the GDPR: a possible conflict?

While developing Complianz Privacy Suite, some interesting questions arise. One of them I encountered today is: are Google and the GDPR reconcilable on your website? WP Forms is with over 5 million installs the number one contact form plugin on WordPress. I too use it

Create a Cookie Banner with Elementor Popups

Did you know you can create a Cookie Banner with Elementor, while using Complianz’ consent management functionalities? If you built your website with Elementor, you will have no problem following this guide. This guide will feature Complianz and Elementor Pro, which features ‘Popups’. We will

Add a Cookie Policy link to the AMP banner

Complianz dynamically adds a link to the within the Cookie Banner by using JavaScript. However, since JavaScript is not supported on AMP, this link will not automatically be added to the Cookie Banner on AMP pages.  This article describes the steps to insert a Cookie

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

Blocking Avada Google Maps

The implementation of the native feature in Avada with consent is only available with the Embed or Static API: Embed or Static API For best results, we suggest using the Embed API. This will limit options, but for most implementations, this will suffice. Default or

Exclude your website in Chrome’s new cookieless tracking

Are you FloCed? Your browser may be part of the Google trial explained below. Click here to know for sure. × Dismiss alert Google is running a Chrome “origin trial” to test out an experimental new tracking feature called Federated Learning of Cohorts (aka “FLoC”). According

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

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