Disclaimer: this post is by no means legal advice. If unsure, please seek professional consultation.
What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU).
Read the full definition on Wikipedia.
Does GDPR Affect Me and My Website?
If your company is based in the European Union (EU), or you do business with EU citizens, the GDPR does affect you and your website so you need to comply. With that said, it would be a good idea comply with the regulations regardless, as it’s possible countries outside of the EU will implement similar legislation in the future.
SiteOrigin CSS Plugin and SiteOrigin Themes
(Google Fonts can only be added from within SiteOrigin CSS using the Web Font Selector in SiteOrigin Premium.)
SiteOrigin Page Builder: Layouts Directory
SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle
SiteOrigin Contact Form Widget
While the SiteOrigin Contact Form widget doesn’t store data, it does handle user submitted data. As such, it’s a good idea to ask for consent before transmitting this data.
To ask for consent, add a checkbox to your contact form and use the following values:
Field Type: Checkboxes
Required Field: Required (This field must be required)
Add an Option and set the Value to:
SiteOrigin Google Maps Widget
SiteOrigin Video Player
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to leave a comment.