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WP-HR GDPR: GDPR Tools for Human Resources on WordPress

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WP-HR GDPR: GDPR Tools for Human Resources on WordPress


Now you can manage HR (Human Resource) GDPR processes from within your website with our exciting new plugin WP-HR GDPR. The plugin helps you draft a Data Privacy Notice and collect consents to process data.
Ideal for small and medium sized businesses (SME) needing a simple solution to assist with managing GDPR responsibilities.


  • Create a Data Privacy Notice for employees easily using our structured form with content notes and suggestions
  • Display your Data Privacy Notice anywhere on your site with a shortcode
  • Create a Consent Form for users to consent to you processing their data or alternatively acknowledge they have read your Data Privacy Notice
  • Display Consent Form anywhere on your site with a shortcode
  • View a summary of all consents received to get the full picture of your progress

WP-HR GDPR Extensions

Our Pro version is designed to integrate with the WP-HR Manager plugin [LINK: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-hr-manager]. When both plugins are installed you benefit from all the employee management features of WP-HR Manager plus enhanced GDPR tools, including:
* Nominate Data Protection Officers who can access plugin features and restrict access to certain data for other user types
* Link Consents and other GDPR activities to employee profiles
* Create a Subject Access Request page and allow logged in users to submit without the need to submit additional ID
* Create a Register to log all Subject Access Requests and manage how they are processed
* Record GDPR training for each employee
* Automatically send an email to people submitting Consent and Subject Access Request forms as a record of their submission
* Automatically notify Data Protection Officers about new Consent and Subject Access Request submissions
* Integrate your Data Privacy Notice and Consent forms within Job Applications created using the WP-HR Recruitment extension




Automatically Install From WordPress Dashboard

  1. Login to your the admin panel
  2. Navigate to Plugins -> Add New
  3. Search WP-HR GDPR PRO
  4. Click install and activate respectively.

Manual Install From WordPress Dashboard

If your server is not connected to the Internet, then you can use this method:
1. Download the plugin by clicking on the blue ‘Download’ button above. A ZIP file will be downloaded.
2. Login to your site’s admin panel and navigate to Plugins -> Add New -> Upload.
3. Click ‘Choose File’, select the plugin file and click install.

Install Using FTP

If you are unable to use any of the methods due to internet connectivity and file permission issues, then you can use this method:
1. Download the plugin by clicking on the blue ‘Download’ button above. A ZIP file will be downloaded.
2. Unzip the file.
3. Launch your favorite FTP client. Such as FileZilla, FireFTP, CyberDuck etc. If you are a more advanced user, then you can use SSH too.
4. Upload the folder to wp-content/plugins/
5. Log in to your WordPress dashboard.
6. Navigate to Plugins -> Installed
7. Activate the plugin.


Is employee data secure? Is it transmitted outside the EU

As this is a WordPress plugin the data is held on your website server. You may need to check where the server is hosted with your site host.

Do you have any limits on the number of admins, managers or employees?


Does WP-HR Manager support WordPress multisite installation?


Can I Have This or That Feature?

Yes – we love to receive ideas and suggestions here and can also undertake bespoke projects here

How does x work? Where is the documentation?

Comprehensive documentation can be found here


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Contributors & Developers

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v0.9 -> Date 28 February 2022

  • Security Fix

v0.8 -> Date 01 October 2021

  • Update SDK version 2.4.2

v0.7 -> Date 26 November 2020

  • Update SDK version 2.4.1

v0.6 -> Date 29 July 2020

  • Update SDK version

v0.5 -> Date 20 March2020

  • Update SDK version 2.3.2

v0.5 -> Date 24 October 2018

  • Fix Javascript issue

v0.1 -> Date tbc

  • Beta Release