The Privacy Suite for WordPress

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Generating an Impressum

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

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 are being loaded

CSS Lesson #7 Show manage cookie consent button on mobile

The settings or revoke button on devices smaller than 768px is hidden. This includes low-resolution tablets and mobile phones. The reasoning is that the pop-up settings button is sensitive to scroll behavior from the bottom on mobile phones and tablets, and is hidden by default

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,

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

Privacy Statement – Changing the URL on the Cookie Notice

Complianz | GDPR Cookie Consent Adding, or changing your URL for the US Cookie Notice, which looks like below example: Can be done under settings -> privacy in your WordPress dashboard. Which looks like this: The cookie statement URL is generated by our wizard, as

Canada: CASL and Pipeda for WordPress

In the Complianz plugin, we recently have added Full support for the privacy regime in Canada. There are two main privacy laws for Canada: Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) To comply with these laws a website operator is required to:

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

Microsoft Defender SmartScreen indicating “Unsafe Website”

In rare cases, some website visitors who are using Edge, and have SmartScreen from Microsoft Defender enabled, will get a “Not Secure” message in their address bar. This message signifies a false positive on: https://www.mydomain.com/wp-content/plugins/complianz-gdpr/assets/video/youtube-placeholder.mp4?cmplz=1 If you’re experiencing this issue, please do the following; In

Customizing the Cookie Policy templates

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

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