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Author Topic: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info  (Read 2607 times)

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Just FYI, I have updated our privacy page with information concerning our compliance with new GDPR laws in Europe:

http://www.donationc...mpliance-information

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2018, 03:30 PM »
Nicely done  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2018, 05:30 PM »
 ;D  Gotta love GDPR eh.

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2018, 05:40 PM »
;D  Gotta love GDPR eh.
-Stephen66515 (May 24, 2018, 05:30 PM)

No.  Not at all.  :down:

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2018, 09:55 PM »
;D  Gotta love GDPR eh.
-Stephen66515 (May 24, 2018, 05:30 PM)

No.  Not at all.  :down:

As a law, it's pretty decent - applying it to a business....pain in the ass :P

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2018, 10:05 PM »
;D  Gotta love GDPR eh.
-Stephen66515 (May 24, 2018, 05:30 PM)

No.  Not at all.  :down:

As a law, it's pretty decent - applying it to a business....pain in the ass :P
-Stephen66515 (May 24, 2018, 09:55 PM)

It's not even decent as a law.  It's not well explained (all of these e-mails about consent might actually be illegal under the GDPR, and useless as they don't require you to re-obtain consent, but the law is so murky that this isn't relevant), and really only good for people that are implementing it for companies, IMO.

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2018, 02:52 PM »
It's not even decent as a law.
It has been the law for 2 years already, it's just that it is to be enforced as per today, but most countries don't have enough government workforce available to check, let alone enforce, it properly...

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2018, 10:05 PM »
It's not even decent as a law.
It has been the law for 2 years already, it's just that it is to be enforced as per today, but most countries don't have enough government workforce available to check, let alone enforce, it properly...

That doesn't obviate the sentiment I stated.  There are laws on the books that have been there for multiple decades that are bad laws.

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2018, 03:49 AM »
No arguments here about the implementation, or the 'goodness' of the law.
Just to note that it has e.g. forced my internet provider to admit they were using my data (IIUC, mainly for advertising purposes), and they have given me the option on logging in to disallow that.
How much that is worth, I dont really know. But it was nice to click no, and then to confirm 'I will forego the wonderful benefits of targeted advertising' (that's a fairly good translation of the text) etc. etc.
Tom

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Re: Just FYI: Privacy page faq updated for GDPR compliance info
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2018, 09:10 AM »
I don't disagree with the idea of it.  But like a lot of things, the implementation leaves a lot to be desired.  All of those e-mails and having to see if I need to take action or have something cancelled that I didn't want cancelled or even care about them re-confirming needlessly is a bit overwhelming.