After more than 20 years in the web design and development business, I have been involved in 1000’s of small, medium and large website launches, in recent years the focus has been on Functional Medicine Practice Websites. During this time, I have witnessed first-hand how and why websites are launched on time and on budget and how time and budgets can blow out!
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR in your case if you are a website and business owner to be transparent about how you collect, use, and share personal data. It is important to know, that even if you are not a European Business, your site will in some way interact with European citizens and businesses and this is where you need to ensure you have provisions in place. You can learn more about the GDPR here, from the European Commission’s GDPR Page.
Website Security is important not only for your visitors but now also for you. If like most businesses, your website relies on Google Search for the majority of its traffic and the majority of your desktop users are browsing your site on Google Chrome, you have until July the 1st 2018 to ensure your website is secure.