All sites gather data about their users in various ways. In many nations (counting the United States), sites are legally necessary to reveal the data they gather about their users, and how this data is used.
- Name and email address in comment forms.
- Comments form cookie this remembers a user’s name or email address.
- Name and email addresses submitted by the user by using a contact form.
- Name and email address submitted to sign up for email list.
- Information collected when users register on a website.
- Google Analytics tracking.
- Facebook page plugin and like button cookies.
- Other social media platform widgets that track users.
- Advertising programs like Google Adsense which track users.
For the individuals who don’t have a clue, GDPR is a European Union (EU) law that gives its natives authority over their information. This law applies to each business (counting WordPress sites) far and wide, regardless of whether you are not from the EU nations.
The fundamental prerequisites for a security arrangement are very straightforward. You have to list every one of the manners in which you gather or expect to gather user data on your site.
- Information you collect about users visiting your website.
- Methods used to collect information, e.g. cookies, sign up, registration, comment forms, and many more.
- Mention all third-party advertisers collecting information on your website advertisment companies Google Adsense.
- Methods How users can block your cookies and opt-out of third party advertisements like Google Adsense.
- Your contact information like email address and number so that users can reach out if they have any questions.
If you are using the default draft, at that point you have to tap on the Edit link to make changes and publish it.
It will also have sections with no information below them. For example, contact form and analytics. Concerning about contact forms, you can specify the data you gather and what it used for.
There are different ways to do this.
Let’s start with the easiest one.
Numerous WordPress themes accompany widgets ready areas in the footer also called Footer sidebar. Now go to Appearance » Widgets page to confirm if your theme has a support of footer widgets area or not.
To begin with, you should make another custom navigation menu.
Visit Appearance » Menus to make another menu navigation. You should tap on the ‘Make new menu’ button on the top.
Next, you have to give a name to your navigation menu. From that point onward, select pages from the left section and afterward click on the Add to menu button.
You would see your chose pages show up under your recently made menu. You would now be able to organize menu things by essentially moving them up or down.
When you are done, remember to tap on the Save menu button to store your changes.
Immediately go to Appearance » Widgets page and include the ‘Navigation Menu’ widgets to your footer zone.
You’ll have to alter the footer.php document for your theme. In your footer.php record add the HTML to an appropriate area just before </body> the tag.