If you develop, design, or maintain a website then you’ve probably heard of the upcoming GDPR privacy requirements that will affect websites globally beginning May 25, 2018. Today we’re discussing GDPR compliance, what it means for us and our businesses, and hopefully help you get a better understanding of what it is and how to prepare for it.
** Note that we are not lawyers and are not giving legal advice, we’re all in the same boat navigating these new waters together and are learning about this ourselves 😉
- David Blackmon – Aspen Grove Studios / FB / @aspengrovellc
- Cory Jenkins – Aspen Grove Studios / FB / @aspengrovellc
- Tim Strifler – Divi Life / FB / @timstrifler
- Terry Hale – Mizagorn Ink / FB / @mizagorn
- Jerry Simmons – Fervent Solutions / FB
At the time of posting the new GDPR compliance requirements are not yet in effect, so there is still much confusion and vagueness on proper handling for website managers outside the EU. Resources listed are for research purposes only, and are in no particular order.
- EU Law Website
- GDPR — a business blessing in disguise?
- What is GDPR, and what does it mean for the live chat market?
- Email Marketing Armageddon: The General Data Protection Regulation
- FB Business: What is the General Data Protection Regulation?
- Discussion amongst some of the top WP plugin developers about GDPR (GitHub)
- An Introduction to GDPR Compliance for WooCommerce Stores
- Quora: What is the GDPR?
- GDPR: What You (And Your Store) Need to Know About This New Data Protection Law
- GDPR Compliance for Ecommerce Shops: What Shop Owners Can Do
- What does the GDPR mean for e‑commerce businesses?
- Worried about WordPress and GDPR? Start Here
- The Complete WordPress GDPR Guide: What Does the New Data Regulation Mean for Your Website, Business and Data?
- Is Your Website GDPR Compliant? How to Get Ready for the General Data Protection Regulations
- WP GDPR Plugin
- WP GDPR Compliance Plugin
- WordPress.org chat / Slack: wordpress.slack.com / channel: #gdpr-compliance