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Offline polonus

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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #960 on: January 15, 2022, 01:37:34 PM »
Test your domain to be GDPR-compliant: https://2gdpr.com/

These our forums had the following issues:

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What's the Problem:
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Like in Austria this could mean Google Analytics can no longer be used in the EU.

Steps that could be taken to make Google 'Analytrics' being more privacy compliant, script:
Quote
<!-- Global site tag (gtag.js) - Google Analytics -->
<script async src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id= UA- xxxxxxx-x "></script>
<script>
window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || [];
function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);}
gtag('js', new Date());
gtag('config', 'UA-xxxxxxx-x', { 'anonymize_ip': true }); // ##: This to enable IPmasking
</script>

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« Last Edit: January 15, 2022, 01:39:19 PM by polonus »
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Re: Tests and other Media topics
« Reply #961 on: January 15, 2022, 10:52:12 PM »
I should admit, that the script that is being presented in the previous posting (quote)
is more or less a form of window-dressing, because that IP has being loaded from Googles servers beforehand anyway. That IP has been made pseudo-anonymous. Google can calculate it anyway.
Actually google-analytics is 'spook-ware', coming with all that javascript included.

Through just this line of code Google knows the IP through that script being loaded,
<script async src="htxps://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id= UA- xxxxxxx-x "></script>
<script>

So as coming from the EU we users may find websites outside of the EU blocking us.

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