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Hi there,

Am I the only one still confused by this GDPR stuff...

After hours of reading, I am still confused!

If all I have on my site (that I am aware of) is Google Analytics -which does not need a pop up as it is anonymous see info below


Do I use the cookies on my website to process personal data?

The answer to this question will vary depending on the nature and purpose of the cookie. For example, Google Analytics’ terms of service forbid you from tracking personal data. If someone came to you and asked you to provide them with the personal data you have gathered on them from Google Analytics this should not be possible because (unless you’ve done something unusual that breaches Google’s terms of service) the data stored in Google Analytics is anonymous. read more

 So here is my question-

So Do I need a pop up about cookies or NOT? Does anyone know the bottom line here?

Thanks a bunch,


PS- since GDPR is not a law - we must comply with "local" laws which are very vague!!

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  • Well, I finally got my report from Cookiebot and it says I am NOT compliant!! GGGRRRRR... look at all this info...

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    • So now what?

    • Hi there!

      The cookies are used not only by the google analytics. There are some cookies are used for the site work etc. you may find the description of all them here. So if you are using Ning there is no way to get lost of all the cookies as they are used in order to provide the proper work of the site. The solution is to create the cookies pop-up and add the information about the cookies I have provided to the cookies policies which could be located on the separate page that you have created on your network.

      Best regards,

      Ning team.…
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