The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). After four years of preparation and debate the GDPR was finally approved by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016. Enforcement date: 25 May 2018 – at which time those organizations in non-compliance may face heavy fines. More info at GDPR Portal.
wpForo has many tools and options to help you with GDPR compliance.
First please add a “Contact Us” page URL in Dashboard > Forums > Tools > Privacy & Rules admin page to allows users contact the forum administrator for any issues related to their rights in your community.
The [Contact the forum administrator] button is located in users’ My Profile > Account page, next to the [Save Changes] button.
Please read the following documentation, go through all options of Forums > Tools > Privacy & Rules admin page and make sure your forum is correctly configured to comply the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):
- Right to be informed
- Right of access and rectification
- Right to erasure, be forgotten
- Right to restrict processing
- Right to data portability
- Rights related to automated decision making including profiling