The Biggest GDPR Myths Debunked
- You Don’t Need Checkboxes on Forms 01:50
- If you have some sort of opt-in on your site, you don’t always need to have a checkbox saying “I consent”.
- A simple update to your copy in the opt-in can be sufficient.
- You Don’t Need to Get Consent for Every Cookie or Script 03:05
- It depends on if the cookie or script is going to be tracking personal information.
- If you track personal data, you need consent. If you don’t, you don’t need consent.
- For example, if you turn off the tracking of personal data for Google Analytics, you don’t need consent to use this on your website.
- You Don’t Need to Send a Re-Engagement Email to All Subscribers 06:34
- As long as you have prior consent to your email list, that carriers over.
- If you don’t have proof of prior consent, then maybe you should send a re-engagement email.
- But if you have proof in your email system that “this person signed up for this reason and consented on this day”, then you should be fine.
- For more information on GDPR 06:50
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