Thursday, 24 May 2018

Ahem, GDPR

In the last few days I've being drowning in one million GDPR emails. Today I deleted over 150 emails without opening, as I am losing a will to live. It feels like a harassment.

And there is life beyond blogging and digital world. Just today I was at the funeral, and all this GDPR business pales into insignificance in comparison.

While it might be all clear-cut for bigger businesses and blogs, hobby blogs like mine are at a loss. What are we supposed to do? I've read several "useful" posts, explaining the ins and outs, but am left none the wiser. And if anything, I'm more confused than ever.
It feels like an offer you cannot refuse. Very much mafia-like, when you're supposedly receiving protection without actually understanding what from and why.

Anyway, just to be on the safe side, I think I need to say that due to changes in law, I have to leave some kind of note, informing my readers about GDPR.

Chez Maximka has been live for over 7 years, and is a hobby blog. I have no plans to monetise it.
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  1. Hello Maximska!
    I am one of your faithful readers and you know it as well as me each of your articles is a real pleasure to discover and I would like to take the opportunity to wish you a good continuation.
    On the subject of funerals , I had to go t oothere these days!
    If you want to try your luck to win a shooting star on my blog or on my twitter.
    I wish you a good weekend!

    1. Thank you, Helena! I love all my faithful readers. :)

  2. I've been so busy, I've been deleting them without reading them too - and I was hoping that all the big companies like blogger and rafflecopter would do everything for us, but they waited until the very last minute. Total nightmare, especially for hobby bloggers like us xxx

    1. Thank you, Cheryl! It's such a landmine, without clear instructions for bloggers.