Support » Plugin: Genesis Simple Share » Genesis Simple Share and GDPR

  • Resolved fourwhitesocks

    (@fourwhitesocks)



    Hello,

    regarding to the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming May 2018, could you please advise if:

    – Genesis Simple Share is setting cookies with personal information from visitors, like IP-address,…?

    – Are they collecting, storing or sending personal information from visitors locally or externally?

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  • Plugin Support Andrea Rennick

    (@andrea_r)

    Customer Care at Copyblogger Media and Studiopress

    No, it’s a simple sharing plugin. It doesn’t store anything.

    It is setting cookies of the third party services you are using. A lot of cookies.

    Please make it possible to block the loading of the button script if visitors don’t consent to the cookies.

    We need to be able to add a little code to the javascript.

    OK, solved this by switching to a scriptless share plugin…

    Plugin Support Nick Cernis

    (@modernnerd)

    Enabling “Hide count” at Genesis → Simple Share will disable data sharing with social networks upon page load, just in case anyone else stumbles across this and doesn’t want to switch plugin.

    Great, thank you Nick!!

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