WordPress File Manager Plugin (CMDM) - User Data Privacy and GDPR Compliance

User Data Privacy and GDPR Compliance

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This article lists data the WordPress File Manager plugin handles and the tools the admin can use to ensure users have control over their data. The subject is closely tied with the GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation). 

Note that the plugin provides the admin with tools to enforce and communicate the regulation and that it's his/her responsibility to adopt them.

This article covers this plugin only. For a general view, please refer to the guide General Support - GDPR And Data Privacy

Data the admin can collect that can be considered personal information

  • Username - Will be deleted if the account is deleted.
  • Email - Will be deleted if the account is deleted.
  • IP Address - The admin can choose to collect the IP Address of guest and logged-in users.  
  • Compliance tools:  
  • Download Activity - Includes date and downloaded file name information.
  • Compliance tools:  
  • Downloads - The content is controlled by the users and can be deleted by them at any time. The admin can choose to moderate it or not. 
  • Compliance tools:

General Compliance Tools 

  • Terms/Disclaimer - The admin can set a disclaimer for users who access the download page for the first time. Learn more: Adding a Disclaimer.
  • Log and Statistics - Can be disabled at any time. Learn more: Log and Statistics.
  • Downloads Removal - The user can delete all of his/her submissions from the User Dashboard, generated with the shortcode [cmdm-my-downloads]. Learn more: Shortcodes.
  • Moderation - The admin can manage the permission of the users, including the ability to view files or upload files without moderation. Learn more: 

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