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    GDPR and cookies

    Found a site that will generate a cookie policy for your site that is gdpr compliant Here
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    #2
    Thanks for sharing willie53. This is very helpful!

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      #3
      I'm not fully aware of what GDPR is but this seems to be only related with the EU Cookie Law and not GDPR.

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        #4
        here is part gdpr regarding cookies
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          #5
          But GDPR is not just about cookies, right? If you store personal data in the database, then you will also have to comply to GDPR.

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            #6
            Correct but for sites such as forums no personal data is stored all most forums require is a username password and email address which can be anything even free email addresses that has no link back to you personally, and i always tell members to never post personal info in the open forum if they really need to pass personal info to another member then do so via pm and always delete them after you have finished.
            Well there is one bit of personal info that is stored but only the admins can see this which is the ip address but then again if they use a vpn which most people do these days then storing the ip is a mute point
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              #7
              Email address could be considered personal data or perhaps even username or IP address. And also avatar if they uploaded their real photo.

              Here's a brief guide to what is (or could be) personal data according to https://www.itgovernance.eu/blog/en/...-personal-data
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              And from GDPR, here's their definition of personal data:
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                vBulletin.com has recently upgraded to vB 5.4.3 Alpha to comply with GDPR. So forums definitely use personal data.

                https://www.vbulletin.com/forum/foru...3-release-here

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