How to make privacy-friendly contact forms

What is a GDPR-compliant privacy-friendly contact forms, and how do you make one? In this post, we’ll show you how to make a contact form that meets the requirements of the GDPR.

Consent is one of the General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) legal reasons for processing user data, and it is the most common and well-known of these legal grounds. However, for consent to be considered lawful, it must be gathered in a specific manner. The consent rules outlined in the GDPR apply to privacy-friendly contact forms because their primary purpose is to obtain users’ approval before contacting them.


Here’s how to make privacy-friendly contact forms:

Step 1: Make sure your forms are easy to understand.

The GDPR calls for transparency and says consent is only valid if given knowingly, freely, and precisely. Your users can’t give informed consent if they don’t know exactly what they agree to.


Step 2: Give people different ways to say yes.

For consent to be valid and straightforward, it is for a particular activity or goal. Look at the following:


Step 3: Allow the user to choose to join.

Under the GDPR, consent must be given freely and clearly. Boxes that are already checked are not allowed.


Step 4: Keep current records of the permissions you’ve asked for. Consent is essential to the GDPR, and you must show that the user gave valid consent. If there are problems, the data controller has to prove that consent was given, so it’s essential to keep accurate records.

Our Consent Solution makes this process easier by making it easy to store proof of consent and manage each user’s consent and privacy settings. A feature enables you to track every aspect of consent, including legal or privacy notices, consent forms, and user preferences.

Get the API key and turn on the Consent Solution to use. Then install it using an HTTP API or JS widget, and you’re done. You can get permission at any time and keep people up-to-date.