Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (aka the GDPR) is a new and far-reaching privacy regulation, built on a number of fundamental principles. Among these principles are personal data ownership, transparency, security, and individual choice.
At Automattic, we have a long-standing commitment to the principles of the GDPR, and have honored many of them — including data minimization, control, portability, and security — before they were required by law.
Today, we wanted to take some time to explain how Jetpack has been built — and recently improved — to honor the important rights guaranteed by the GDPR. We also wanted to share how you can use some of the new features and tools in Jetpack and WordPress core to honor the rights and principles of the GDPR for your own site visitors.
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