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Many countries across the globe are required to disclose the types of information they gather regarding their visitors, including the way their information will be used. This is also partly connected to the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, that has recently been introduced with the intention to place additional protection on the personal data of all EU citizens. In other words, every website should fulfill these requirements if any of its visitors come from the EU. Of course, this means that your WordPress site should be GDPR compliant as well.
The type of data that your website collects from your visitors
Information about how you store your data as well as how long it will be stored for
Why you gather this specific data and what you plan to use it for
What elements of your site are used to gather data, i.e. contact forms, sign up and registration forms, comment sections, etc.
Who do you share this data with, for example yourpayment providers or any other third-party service
Info about any third-party advertisers that may collect information of your users, including information about how to opt out of these advertisements
Your contact info for any additional questions
If you prefer to create your page from scratch, then select the Create New Page option.
Here, you will notice different sections regarding the way WordPress collects personal data, like cookies, comments, media, and so on.
You will notice that some of the fields are already filled. These are the types of data that WordPress collects by default. However, there will also be some additional headings such as Contact Form, Who we Share Your Data With, and so on. You can fill these in on your own if you need to.
After you’re done with revising and editing the draft, hit the Publish button and you’re done.
If your theme supports this area, then you can visit Appearance >> Menus and create a custom WordPress navigation menu there.
Then, hit the Add to Menu button.
Arrange your menu items on the right in any way you like by dragging them up or down with your mouse.
Don’t forget to click on Save Menu when you’re done.
Next, head to the Appearance >> Widgets page once again and add the widget named Navigation Menu to any area you like (in our case, the footer column 3) by either dragging it to the preferred area on the right or clicking the Add Widget button after selecting the widget area manually.
Click on the widget located in your footer area, change its Title, and select the menu you created earlier. Finally, hit the Save button for the changes to take effect.
To do this, go to Appearance >> Theme Editor and find the file named footer.php.
Once you access the footer.php file, add the following code at the very bottom of the file (right below the
And that’s it – you can go ahead and preview your changes after clicking the Update File button.