How to Create a Privacy Policy Page on Elementor

The General Data Protection Regulation was implemented in 2018 and since then any website that serves the general public is subject to comply with these regulations. Next, we explain how it works and what plugins you can use to create it.

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Why create a Privacy Policy page?

This is a section that must be included in the websites and be correctly identified so that users can have easy access when entering the web. It is also important that this page includes all the necessary information about use and conditions since they go hand in hand.

What should a privacy policy page contain?

These pages, despite being so popular when we request information from a site that interests us, is not always governed by the requested parameters, which is why if we want to administer a website we must document ourselves about the subject in order to avoid problems or penalties on our site.

Collection and transfer of personal data of users

Personal data concerns any data that identifies a natural person, either directly or indirectly, collecting physical, physiological, cultural, economic or social data, as well as means of collection for identity or contact number are also used.

There is certain content that must include privacy policies strictly and for that reason we are going to mention them so that you do not miss a single one:

  • The data of the person responsible for the site is shown in files and with the Data Protection Agency.
  • Secure contact form so that the user can access the rights, as well as rectify, cancel or oppose.
  • Information about the transfer of data to third parties
  • Responsibility acquired by users when entering the information provided by your website.

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Talk about the cookies used on the site

The cookie policy identifies which of them are used on the website that the user is visiting, in addition to determining the type of users they track and what purposes are obtained, interesting data is also obtained, such as knowing that reach has your website and from which part of the world do they visit you.

These policies must be flexible since the user can accept whether he wishes to continue receiving said cookies or not, as well as changing the cookie settings. It can be displayed together with the privacy policy or separately, said presentation is at the discretion of the owner of the site.

Contact information of the person in charge

This information is collected and displayed to users who accept said policies, thus providing security and responsibility to them, which is necessary when managing a website and providing information, whether services or products for sale. Likewise, we can ensure that the company’s information it is verified under required parameters.

How to add a new page in Elementor

Elementor is a layout plugin whose installation and use is not very complicated, you can add pages in the following way:

From the menu

In the menu we can add a new page from the pages section as normally created, there is no difference since having downloaded the Elementor plugin, it will automatically adopt the mockups that this plugin suggests.

Using a widget

What you must do is click on the option called ‘Header’, you must keep the button pressed with the mouse and drag to widget area, drop where it says ‘Drag widget here’.

Manually

To create a page manually from Elementor, you just have to select the section of the plugin located in the left bar of your WordPress and then click on the option ‘Create page’.

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What plugins that help carry out the General Data Protection Regulation?

If you have a website that collects information about the users who visit that site, you must comply with the general data protection regulation, which includes the privacy policy report and the information provided by the owner.

By complying with this rule, you are ensuring that users accept the use of data that they provide on the site and that they undertake to take care of the use of the information that is provided, that is why we have a variety of plugins that help us to keep in order and protected on our site.

GDPR Check

It is a website verifier that complies with the regulations and identifies which areas of a website are not compliant with what the GDPR indicates, these verifications include the analysis of user rights, data violations, data processing or the protection of information on the site.

WP GDPR Compliance

To comply with the RGPD regulation on a website that works with the WordPress developer, this plugin is complete and easy to use, it is also free, which makes it one of the most popular. It is important to mention that this plugin allows you to add options or edit text, In this way you can customize the message you want to send regarding the privacy policies of your website.

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It is compatible with other popular plugins among which we can include Contact Form 7, Gravity Forms and of course Woo Commerce, the most used for the creation of online stores.

GDP

Free and powerful plugin, it is known for being easy to use and contains flexible regulations regarding the policies and conditions of use of information

WP Security Audit Log

This plugin gives WordPress website owners a detailed record and count of all those activities, changes and edits that occur on their website. Once the installation is complete, you can then use it on your website, fulfilling the functions already described. It is one of the best rated plugins, since has more than 70,000 downloads on WordPress websites.