The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25th. If you are interacting with an EU citizen on your web site then you have responsibilities related to the GDPR. The GDPR does not apply only to EU companies as other regulations have in the past.

To help you get a handle on GDPR, here are some resources:

Informational

The GDPR Website

The official info with all of the related legalese and government regulation talk.

https://www.eugdpr.org/

Read the Legislation Directly

The GDPR laid out in easy to access format.

http://gdpr-info.eu

Digiday GDPR Guide

This Digiday guide is a thorough coverage of GDPR.

Download Digiday’s Guide to GDPR

Wired GDPR Guide

Wired has put together a comprehensive and easy to navigate guide. It’s well worth taking a look at.

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/what-is-gdpr-uk-eu-legislation-compliance-summary-fines-2018

WordPress Resources

WordPress GDPR Compliance Tools

https://wordpress.org/news/2018/04/gdpr-compliance-tools-in-wordpress/

Detecting Visitor Location

MaxMind GEO IP2 JavaScript

GeoIP2 JavaScript Client API

MaxMind

https://www.maxmind.com/en/home

General Detection Advice

https://medium.com/@adeyinkaadegbenro/how-to-detect-the-location-of-your-websites-visitor-using-javascript-92f9e91c095f

We will continue to add valuable information as we find it. If you have any questions on GDPR and header bidding, please contact the PubWise team. We’d love to help.

 

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