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Email scam targeting freelance web designers

Beware of email and text messages from a prospective client requesting website design or other creative services, and asking if you are the owner and if you accept credit cards. If you’ve received this kind of message, it’s a scam. These inquiries are usually sent as an email or text message but may be a

Email scam targeting freelance web designers2018-09-14T12:13:47+00:00

Does GDPR require cookie consent?

Cookies are mentioned only once in the EU General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR), but the repercussions are significant for any organisation that uses them to track users’ browsing activity. GDPR mainly applies where the data being processed is personal data. So the first question to ask is this: Do I use the cookies on my website

Does GDPR require cookie consent?2018-07-20T10:05:40+00:00

Is your WordPress website secure?

Hackers attack Wordpress website of any size, large or small around 100,000 times a minute worldwide. So the question is not IF your site was attacked but WHEN and what do you have in place to defend from these attacks? Is WordPress Secure? With so many hackers attempting to infiltrate WordPress sites regularly, you

Is your WordPress website secure?2018-06-04T12:50:22+00:00

Make your website GDPR friendly.

So the GDPR deadline has come and gone and the sky hasn't fallen and no-one has been fined millions of pounds!!! However, GDPR is here to stay and time will tell how the ICO will enforce their new powers. After all they have to keep 700 agents busy some how. In the past the

Make your website GDPR friendly.2018-06-02T20:31:29+00:00

WordPress 4.9.6 privacy and maintenance release.

Privacy The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25. The GDPR requires companies and site owners to be transparent about how they collect, use, and share personal data. It also gives individuals more access and choice when it comes to how their own personal data is collected, used, and

WordPress 4.9.6 privacy and maintenance release.2018-05-18T13:01:51+00:00

Facebook Contest Rules for 2018

Rule #1: Know what’s considered a “promotion” on Facebook Promotions on Facebook typically include: Entry/registration Element of chance Giveaway or prize Rule #2: Know the Difference between Sweepstakes/Giveaways, Contests and Lotteries Sweepstakes/Giveaway: A campaign in which a person can win a prize based on chance. No purchase, payment or other consideration* is permitted. Contest:

Facebook Contest Rules for 20182018-05-17T13:30:44+00:00

HTML email signature in Apple Mail

For some reason Apple do not make this a straightforward process. After I’ve created a new signature for my client I often spend a while on Skype guiding them through the process of getting it into Apple Mail. So, here’s a short guide. This guide is intended for people that do not use iCloud Storage.

HTML email signature in Apple Mail2018-04-27T10:10:22+00:00

What is GDPR and how does it differ from the DPA?

The Data Protection Act was introduced back in 1998, which, to give you some context, was the same year Google was launched. A lot has changed since then, particularly in schools: the quantity of data schools collect and the complexity of locations where it is stored have changed dramatically. Although much of the legislation from the

What is GDPR and how does it differ from the DPA?2018-02-24T13:14:30+00:00