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Release status: stable
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Description Functions to meet the requirements of the EU GDPR
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Maintainer(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 4.1 (2022-01-19)
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.35 (LTS)
Database changes Yes
Composer bluespice/privacy
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Download See BlueSpice on SourceForge
Example en.demo.bluespice.com
  • $wgPrivacyDeleteUsername
  • $wgPrivacyRequestDeadline
  • $wgPrivacyCookieAcceptMandatory
  • $wgPrivacyCookieConsentProvider
  • $wgPrivacyPrivacyPolicyMandatory
  • $wgPrivacyEnableRequests
  • $wgPrivacyConsentTypes
  • $wgPrivacyPrivacyPolicyOnLogin
Translate the Privacy extension if it is available at translatewiki.net
Issues Open tasks · Report a bug

The extension Privacy provides users with a means to maintain their privacy and enables site maintainers to comply with the GDPR.

Usage / features[edit]

It allows users to:

  • Request anonymization: The requests are directed to a site administrator for approval. If approved, the user is anonymized by the system.
  • Request removal: The requests are directed to a site administrator for approval. If approved, the user is deleted from the system with all their data.
  • Retrieve all data stored about them in the system.
  • Give and revoke consent to the privacy policy.

It allows site administrators to:

  • Manage anonymisation and deletion requests.
  • Get an overview of the privacy policy and cookie consent of all users.

External links[edit]

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This extension was originally made for BlueSpice. BlueSpice is a MediaWiki distribution for enterprises and organizations. It enhances MediaWiki, in particular in the areas of quality management, process support, administration, editing and security.

You can download this extension with BlueSpice free.