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What is GDPR Compliance? Checklist For Compliant Wix Websites

GDPR Compliance | NB Media Solutions

You may be asking yourself, what is GDPR? What does GDPR stand for? What does GDPR mean?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union. The GDPR ultimately aims to protect the fundamental right to privacy and protection of personal data for individuals.

If you have created a website through Wix, rest assured that Wix welcomes the GDPR regulation as they are 100% committed to data protection for their users, and customer trust is their top priority.

Wix has worked with a team of experts to implement the required adjustments to their products, services, and documentation to ensure GDPR compliance. This has empowered Wix users to gain more control over their personal data and access the tools necessary to protect the information of visitors to Wix websites.

Wix Website GDPR Compliance

GDPR Compliant Wix Website

Wix is 100% dedicated to data protection and they are doing the following to ensure data protection for all of their customers:

Full-Time Security Consultants - Wix employs full-time security consultants, dedicated to the security of customer information. Third party security and vulnerability scanning tools are utilized to secure users’ account information and safety.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard – Wix is PCI DSS compliant and is accredited as a top-level service provider and merchant. This standard helps create a secure environment by increasing cardholder data and reducing credit card fraud. Wix regularly performs internal security audits to maintain their ISO/PCI security certifications.

Secure Signup & Login Services – Wix’s signup and login services are completed through a secure server (HTTPS/SSL) to ensure protection of user information.

Cryptography Utilization – Wix utilizes cryptography hash functions to protect user information. A user’s password is stored as a hash digest and in the event of a security hack, the user’s original password cannot be recovered from Wix servers.

Privacy Shield Framework Certified – is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the EU, Switzerland to the US, and adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.

Forgotten Data – In accordance with the GDPR, Wix site visitors have the right to access their data or “be forgotten” and be permanently deleted from their databases.