From Skiff Mail to Zoho Mail

The process should have been a breeze and it was. Not only did I know what to do (I did the transfer a few months ago, so it was still fresh), but also Zoho setup wizard is fantastic. I didn’t anticipate the process to go so smoothly; and yet…

Replacing GandiMail with a new email service

Sorry, there is no TL;DR for this article. You will have to read the first half if you want to know which free email hosting provider (with custom domain name and unlimited aliases) I have opted for and the rest of the post if you are curious about the migration process.

GDPR part 9 – Comment form adjustment concl’d

After few weeks of wandering in the legal limbo, it was time to translate this newly acquired knowledge into practical coding. After eight posts on the subject matter, it was also time to conclude this mini-series on the General Data Protection Regulation.

GDPR part 8 – Comment form adjustment cont’d 2

Terms of Use (aka "Terms of Service", "Terms and Conditions", or other similar agreement names) are legally binding contracts. In theory, yes, they are legally binding between the parties who agree to it! In practice, however, a few things can make this agreement unenforceable. Better to know them upfront…

GDPR part 7 – Comment form adjustment cont’d

Should I, and equally important, can I add a Privacy Policy consent checkbox to my comment form? Apparently, to make a contract enforceable, the user needs to have notice and to give consent (among other things). But what do I know; I am neither a lawyer, nor an attorney.

GDPR part 6 – Comment form adjustment

One of the idea circulating about the GDPR is that it requires consent for all types of data processing. Is this true or just a myth? Specifically, what should I do to make my WordPress comment form GDPR-compliant?

GDPR part 5 – Terms of Use

What is the difference between "Terms and Conditions", "Terms of Service", "Condition of Use", and "Terms of Use"? None, but a personal choice to name this legal binding contract! Now, the name might be irrelevant, but the information contained within this document, namely the agreement, is of crucial importance.

GDPR part 4 – Privacy Policy

Under the GDPR, you are required to draft a comprehensive, yet simple, Privacy Policy and to make it accessible to your users. Easier said than done!

GDPR part 3 – Oops!

One of the main problem with modifying a theme directly is that any update will overwrite your changes. What if the solution to that problem becomes the source of another? There are two sides to the coin indeed.

GDPR part 2 – WordPress privacy release

The clock was ticking – few days left to become GDPR compliant. Fortunately, a WordPress GDPR-compliance team had worked diligently for months to help site owners to that purpose. On May 17, 2018, a privacy and maintenance release was ready – just in time!