GDPR is an important new data regulation coming into force soon across the whole of the EU. We’re working on fully complying ourselves with our own customer data, and have launched a Data and Privacy Centre here: This should be fully complete within the next few days.

As part of the law, many customers are asking if our software helps them be compliant. We’ve put out details on what information we collect here.

One thing you need to ensure is that your backups of your customer’s private data are protected. To help with this, UpdraftPlus Premium can encrypt the data in your backups. It has an industry-standard AES encryptor keeps all of the sensitive WordPress installation data (e.g. passwords, lists of users, secret keys, etc.) stored in your database completely secure. Find out more here: