EU-DSGVO or GDPR Aspects on Development

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Re: EU-DSGVO or GDPR Aspects on Development

Post by DavidIQ » Sat May 12, 2018 8:55 pm

This could be something added for translators as a variable they could add to for their specific country. Bottom line is that the whole world is not being held to the GDPR and an even smaller chunk by the German interpretation of it. I think an extension would be the solution for this and not anything in the core. As I understand it one already exists so your problem is pretty much addressed and resolved by the usage of that extension.

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Re: EU-DSGVO or GDPR Aspects on Development

Post by CHItA » Sun May 13, 2018 10:53 pm

KaiMI wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 12:10 pm

I'm pretty sure, that latest with the e-Privacy laws this (or a very similar) function will be a mandatory function in the EEC.
My recommendation is to be prepared.

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I'm not aware that GDPR would require consent for cookies required by the site. Handling extensions is pretty much impossible, as we have no control over what cookies they set or not set. We might be able to hack in something, however, at the end of the day it will be worthless if an extension author does not update their extensions. And extensions can already query the CookieConsent API for the status.

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