How do I comply with Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
The best resource for the actual regulation is the EU GDPR Information Portal and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Final text neatly arranged. You can also search the web for how GDPR affects US based eCommerce sites.
According to Forbes, "The organization would have to target a data subject in an EU country. Generic marketing doesn’t count. For example, a Dutch user who Googles and finds an English-language webpage written for U.S."
According to Shopify, "GDPR will impact virtually any company that’s either based in Europe, or has any customers in Europe."
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WordPress Personal Data and Privacy Tools
WordPress recently implemented new tools to help with personal data export and erasure requests.
1. Go to WordPress Settings > Privacy
You should already have a Privacy page.
2. Select the privacy page.
3. Click Use This Page button
You should see a success message.
1. Click on WordPress Settings > Privacy
2. Click the Create New Page button
4. Click the Publish button to save changes