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June 01, 2018

GDPR requirements for the EU

Privacy req's and what to do

GDPR requirements for the EU

Disclaimer: This information is not a legal advice and is for informational purposes only. Learn more about the GDPR from the European Commission’s Data Protection page.

There are already a lot of great resources, guides and blog posts written about the GDPR. Here are two of them that show what the GDPR is, what it means for you as a website owner and which actions you have to take. Here is a link to a detailed write-up we recommend at

Common 3rd party services we use in our solutions, the privacy options they provide and the actions you have to take to make your site GDPR compliant.

3rd Party Service Status Quo
Google Fonts IOHO, they're fine to use Learn more
Google Analytics Enable IP Anonymization Learn more
Google Maps No additional privacy options yet Learn more
OpenStreetMap No additional privacy options yet Learn more
YouTube Use youtube-nocookie domain Learn more
Vimeo No additional privacy options yet Learn more
Mailchimp Enable Double Opt-in Learn more
Campaign Monitor Enable Double Opt-in Learn more



Akismet is a third-party web service that allows you to filter your users' comments for spam. If you are using ZOO's comment system and with the "Akismet" option enabled, your users comments will be sent to Akismet to filter out any spam messages. Akismet's Privacy Policy can be found at Automattic's website, it covers Sections explaining how your user's data is protected and their privacy rights. How long information is kept and how they handle transfers of personal data outside the EU. There is also a Privacy Notice explaining to your visitors what and how information is processed.

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