WP tips

cookies & GDPR

Websites should always present good original content which respects copyright of authors and creators as well as site visitors and their privacy. By law, every website is required to be transparent about data handling (via a privacy policy) and state clearly which settings are in place as well as asking for explicit consent to set cookies.

applicable UK laws

Automattic (the people behind WordPress) have now included recommendations and suggestions for a privacy policy page. This will be a good start for you :)

Cookie Notice setup

how-to summary

  1. write / edit privacy policy page and publish
  2. install and activate plugin: Cookie Notice
  3. edit all settings as fitting, including all text
  4. check cookie setup on website

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