PrestaShop GDPR - Everything You Have To Know

PrestaShop GDPR - Everything You Have To Know

PrestaShop has an official GDPR support addon, so you don’t need to buy anything to comply with the law.

Some things might be worth knowing before you jump-start with your store.

PrestaShop GDPR Configuration

In the back office, click Modules → Module Manager and find the Official GDPR compliance addon. Next, click the big Configure button to explore available GDPR settings.

Official PrestaShop GDPR addon
Official PrestaShop GDPR addon

A list of all GDPR compliant addons can be found at the Personal data management tab.

GDPR compliant addons list
GDPR compliant addons list

In the same tab, you will see the Manage customer's data block. By entering an email address to this input, you receive the list of all user data known to PrestaShop or its plugins.

GDPR compliant addons list
GDPR compliant addons list

On a special request to delete the account and all information about the user, you can head into this section and click the Remove data button.

All user data PrestaShop tracked and saved
All user data PrestaShop tracked and saved

On the next tab of Consent checkbox customization, you can update the copy for all the notifications about privacy in your store.

PrestaShop privacy information management
PrestaShop privacy information management

A tab, Customer activity tracking, shows any data removal or preview requests from your store users.

User privacy consent information
User privacy consent information

How GDPR Applies To PrestaShop

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR in short) is an EU law that regulates how institutions and businesses can use personal data in Europe.

It was launched on May 25th, 2018, applicable for all companies residing within the European Union unless they are exempted.

As a company that does business in the EU, you are responsible for ensuring compliance with GDPR.

Suppose you collect any personal data from an individual residing in the European Union. In that case, that person must be given information about how their data will be used.

Conclusion

More great PrestaShop customization tips are in our blog.