Data Erasure Request

GDPR requires you provide users with a method of deleting their data from your records. WordPress has a ‘Data Erasure Request’ feature that is seamlessly integrated with WS Form.

To create a data erasure request form:

  1. Click ‘Add New’ from the WS Form administration menu.
  2. Click the ‘GDPR’ tab at the top.
  3. Click the ‘Data Erasure Request’ template.
  4. Click ‘Publish’ when the form is created.
  5. Add the form to your website.

For more information about GDPR, click here.

Manually Creating a Data Erasure Request Form

You can also manually create a Data Erasure Request form. You will need a form that has an Email field on it. To do this:

  1. When editing your form, click the ‘Actions’ icon at the top of the page. The ‘Actions’ sidebar will open on the right-hand side of the page.
  2. Click the ‘Add’  icon to add a new action.
  3. Select ‘Data Erasure Request’ from the Action pulldown.
  4. Select the ‘Email’ field on your form for the ‘Email Field’ setting.
  5. Click ‘Save’ at the bottom.