GDPR & WordPress: Technical measures that you should implement

On 25.05.2018, the EU-GDPR came into force. We offer you an overview of the technical precautions that we consider important in light of GDPR in order to operate your WordPress website in a legally compliant manner. GDPR-Remove questionable WordPress plugins and replace them with GDPR-compliant alternatives If plugins need to establish a valid connection to another website and thereby collect data ... read more

What the GDPR means for your email marketing

The sole entry into force of the EU General Data Protection Regulation since 25. Mai 2018 brought some changes with it. So that you know which requirements you have to observe for your email marketing since then, Vivien Beischau from Newsletter2Go (today part of Brevo) has put together 6 tips for you here. Implement the requirements of GDPR in 6 steps 1. Send only ... read more

What Does the GDPR's Prohibition of Coupling Mean for Your Email Marketing?

"prohibition of coupling" - Since the entry into force of the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this term is often used in connection with marketing measures. But very few people are aware of exactly what it means. So it is not surprising that many violate the prohibition of couplingwithout even knowing it. Lawyer Mario Steinberg explains what the ban means for your email marketing... read more

What fines do website operators face for data protection violations?

On 14 October 2019, the Conference of the Independent Data Protection Authorities of the Federation and the Länder (DSK) published a concept for the assessment of fines in proceedings against companies. It is now finally clear what fines website operators can expect in the event of data protection violations. Basic information on the DSK's fine concept It is generally known that violations of the GDPR can result in fines of up to ten million euros or ... read more

Conversion killer data protection?

The European Court of Justice has declared cookie opt-ins to be an obligation that can be enforced. This is supposed to protect your data. Raidboxes complies with the requirements - and loses sales as a result. Why data protection is not equally fair for all companies. GDPR E-Privacy Regulation, mandatory cookie banners ... There have been funnier times when it comes to websites. If you take the requirements into account, ... read more

Study shows: Only 0.1% consent to legally compliant cookie banners

According to a recent study by Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Michigan, most cookie banners on European websites are not compliant with data protection regulations. The results of the study also show which cookie notices are more likely to be rejected and which are more likely to be accepted. There is still a lack of clarity about cookies Since 25 Mai 2018, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in ... read more

Cookie banners - but the right way! You should keep these 7 things in mind

The appearance of cookie banners has changed on many websites in recent times. In the past, a small pop-up window would simply inform you that some unspecified "cookies" were being set on the website. Nowadays, you are often given a list of the individual cookies and a choice via checkboxes as to which of them ... read more

GDPR-compliant With the WordPress Session Eraser

According to GDPR , you should store as little data as possible. We can help you with this! With our special hosting tool WordPress Session Eraser, you can define with just a few clicks the interval at which the WordPress sessions of your users are deleted. A session in WordPress is nothing more than a kind of personal access card that the logged-in user can use on your ... read more