Complianz Privacy Suite

Tag: GDPR

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!

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

Blocking reCaptcha on Divi

When reCaptcha is enabled on WordPress websites with Divi from Elegant Themes, which is mostly the case when using the native form from Divi, it will create a dependency on the reCaptcha script being present. This means blocking reCaptcha prior to consent does not only

Divi: the contactform doesn’t work

Update: more information about reCaptcha and Divi When you get the message: You must be a human to submit this form. it means you have reCaptcha V3 enabled in the form and the integration for reCaptcha enabled in Complianz. The reason why it doesn’t work

What region(s) do I target?

For most websites the targeted demographic is evident, for example; A webshop from Germany in the native language that does not send their products internationally equals European Union + Germany (DSGVO).  A US manufacturer of products that are distributed in the USA & Canada equals

New revoke option on the cookie policies

From 4.4.2 upwards the cookie policies received a new, and improved, revoke option. Instead of showing a revoke button, which triggered the cookie notice. If the user previously consented, triggering the cookie notice would also revoke any consent made. The new revoke option will show

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

Using shortcodes in the wizard for global content

Are you using shortcodes on your website to display global content, for example, telephone numbers, email addresses, names, etcetera? Here is how you can use them with Complianz. Especially handy for multisite environments where shortcodes can manage global content. Although shortcodes are interpreted, there are

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