WordPress 4.9.6: A GDPR Compliance Release

If you’re a WordPress user, you might have noticed the recent 4.9.6 update release. This is an important update in that it enables you to help make your site compliant with the European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations thanks to the following changes. A New Privacy Policy Setting Admin Panel Ideally, you already have a Privacy Policy page up and running at your website. If you do, this part is super easy to handle; all you need to do is: Go to Settings > Privacy. Select your existing Privacy Policy page … Read more

Are You Ready For GDPR Compliance?

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations related to personal data collection will go into effect.  A quick google search will produce a wide range of sources capable of providing an overview but in a nutshell, it means that if your organization processes personal data of EU citizens, you must comply with required consent measures. If your organization collects and stores user EU citizen data (often referred to in the regulations as “data subjects”), the individual providing the information needs to be aware of … Read more

Even More Useful Info On Copyright and Intellectual Property

Even More Useful Info On Copyright And Intellectual Property

Recently the Harvard Law School’s Technology and Intellectual Property Legal Clinic recently published a really helpful guide to copyright, trademark and intellectual property rights. Now if you are thinking, “Joe, didn’t you already publish a really helpful guide to copyright, trademark and intellectual properties rights on ArtsHacker?” Why yes, I did and thank you for remembering. However, copyright can be a confusing subject for people so its helpful to get your hands on every guide that explains it well. The information I cited in the previous guide has tools that help you … Read more

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