Secure Privacy Changelog

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Jul 17, 2024

Google Consent Mode Messaging

For Google Consent Mode compliance, Secure Privacy recently deployed a new legal template.

This template ensures transparency by explaining data collection purposes, linking to Google's privacy policy, and providing an affirmative consent option.

With this release, we have introduced a notification under Domain Settings -> Framework section, as shown below:

Legal Template Notification

Adding Support for Joomla during User Onboarding 

We worked on adding Joomla plugin recently, with this release, our new users can seamlessly integrate with Joomla during the onboarding process.

A screenshot of the journey is shown below:

Jun 05, 2024

Revamped Onboarding Flow

We're excited to announce a streamlined onboarding process, making it even easier for you to get started with Secure Privacy.

Here's what's new:

  • Activate Before Installing: You can now activate your account before installing the Secure Privacy script, saving you time and effort.
  • Integration Options During Onboarding: Choose the integration method that best suits your needs, including options like Google Tag Manager, WordPress, Shopify, and JavaScript/HTML.
  • Dashboard After Confirmation: Your Secure Privacy dashboard will be ready to use as soon as we confirm that the script is working correctly.

For more information, head over to this article -> Introducing Secure Privacy's Streamlined Onboarding: A Quick Walkthrough

Embedding Your Policies

Building on the Policies Module launched a few weeks ago, we're excited to announce a new feature: Policy Embedding. Now you have two easy ways to seamlessly integrate your policies into your website:

  1. Directly from the Policies Dashboard: Look for the embed option on the main dashboard for a quick and easy integration of all your policies.
  2. Within Individual Policy Settings: Need more control? Each individual policy has its own embed option, allowing you to place specific policies on specific pages.

Google Consent Mode Updates

We've made several important updates to ensure compliance with upcoming changes to Google Consent Mode:

  • TCF Integration: We've implemented a flag specifically for the Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF), as Secure Privacy offers a banner that aligns with IAB TCF standards.
  • gtag Developer ID Introduction: We've incorporated the gtag Developer ID, a key component for Google Consent Mode implementation.

We've also implemented several bug fixes and performance improvements to enhance your overall experience.

May 14, 2024

Policies Feature

We're excited to announce Policies, a major upgrade to our platform.

  • Now manage all your policies in one place, with the new Policies tab.
  • Generate Privacy and Cookie Declaration policies instantly.
  • More coming soon: Easily embed policies on your websites.

Stay tuned for more updates!

Issue with Google Tag Manager Script and iFrame

We observed an issue where the GTM script was preventing iframe overlays from functioning correctly. The fix is now live our production environment.

Bug Fixes

We've also addressed issues with our Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) and Payment Subscription features.

Apr 12, 2024

Our product evolution continues, thanks to your invaluable feedback!

Google Consent Mode OR IAB Framework

Starting today, users of Secure Privacy can select between Google Consent Mode and IAB framework. his stems from the valuable feedback we've received from our customers!

Head over to {Your Domain Name} -> Domain Settings -> Framework -> Type to choose between Google Consent Mode or IAB framework

Improved Detection of Google Cookies in Scans

In previous instances, customers utilizing Google Consent Mode reported an issue with relevant Google cookies not being blocked. This release addresses this issue by ensuring that relevant cookies are now detected during scans when consent mode is enabled.

Feb 23, 2024

As per your valuable feedback, we've reintroduced the ability to apply coupons during the billing process, providing you with greater flexibility and control over your subscription costs.

Jan 29, 2024

We've updated our standard texts to be compliant with TCF v2.2.

Users can now find expanded vendor information in accordance with TCF v2.2, multiple languages are added as per recommended IAB text.

We've also improved the process of withdrawing consent in line with TCF v2.2 and disabled cookie banner settings when IAB is enabled.

Additionally, for a better user experience, we have merged IAB settings and partners tabs into one "Ad Settings" tab in TCF v2.2 Preference Center.

The Global Vendor List server-side for TCF v2.2 is cached for faster load times.

Oct 28, 2023

- Added “Reject All”/”Allow All”/”Save All” buttons to the Preference center in order to make UX for CCPA/US customer easier and comply with privacy laws - see this Knowledge base article (SPV1-2896)