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Privacy Policy Genius


At KI Design, we believe that privacy is essential to build a better brand. It consolidates public trust, and improves competitive advantage. Our privacy training and consultation enables organizations to integrate privacy controls into the design of technologies and business processes that handle personal data.

The Policy Genius generates displays a privacy policy using a short code. It also creates Cookie Notice to inform users that your site uses cookies and to comply with the EU cookie law regulations.

Privacy Policy Version 2.0.1
1- Implemented GDPR Compliance
2- Added consent notice
3- Policy Guru now audits your site for existing entry fields
4- Policy Guru now audits your site cookies 5- updated Privacy Policy

During setup you provide: a) You configure your cookie notice b) company info, c) data protection, d) and handling practices

WP Policy Genius generates a privacy policy based on your answers. Where is data stored? What safeguards are in place? This Plugin allows you to create a privacy policy for your users in less than 10 minutes.

Contributors to this plugin are KI Design & Smartcat Design

Short Code

Once the plugin settings are installed, place the following Shortcode into any page or post [privacy_policy]


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You can install Policy Genius via the plugin directory, or by uploading the files manually to your server.

  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory or install via the Add New Plugin menu
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  3. In the Settings section, open Policy Guru.
  4. Fill in all data for cookie notification and save changes.
  5. Fill in all data for the privacy policy and save changes.
  6. Create a “New Post” or “New Page” through your WordPress Dashboard
  7. Enter the shortcode in the visual or text editor, exactly as written below:
  8. Privately publish the post or page. This can be done through selecting the “Private” option under “Visibility”
  9. The following page is your custom Privacy Policy. You may copy the text and post it as your website’s Privacy Policy.


  1. Is this Privacy Policy a legal document?
    No. This is a free policy template that takes into account the data protection requirements and best practices, as well as providing notification to users regarding a websites’ personal information handling practices, created by privacy experts. However, the policy is not a legal document – please consult a lawyer if necessary.

  2. What is a Privacy Policy?
    A Privacy Policy (or “Privacy Statement” or “Privacy Notice”) notifies users of an organization’s personal information handling practices. It is intended to disclose how the organization collects, uses, stores, transfers, and disposes of personal information, along with how it obtains consent and how users can access said information. Privacy Policies are a legal requirement in certain countries.

  3. Why do I need a Privacy Policy?
    Depending on your location, having a Privacy Policy may be a legal requirement of your jurisdiction’s privacy law. Furthermore, having a Privacy Policy is just best practice for transparency and openness. It is informational for site visitors, and also holds organizations accountable to protect data.

  4. Where should I post my Privacy Policy?
    It is recommended that site visitors be able to find your organization’s Privacy Policy through a link on the website home page. This is often found at the bottom of the front page.

  5. Is the plugin Free?
    KI Design has provided a free version of the plugin. An advanced version can be accessed from


Eost 13, 2020
I liked this plugin, it is simple and easy to use. I installed, filled out forms and get a cookie notice and professional privacy policy for my site. It really took less than 10 minutes!
Genver 2, 2017
Took me about 5 minutes to get a professional privacy policy on my e-commerce site with this plugin with the shortcode, just had to input a few answers regarding my business. Good plugin.
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Contributors & Developers

“Privacy Policy Genius” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Implemented GDPR Compliance
  • Added consent notice
  • Policy Guru now audits your site for existing entry fields
  • Policy Guru now audits your site cookies
  • updated Privacy Polic


  • Full Launch plugin re-written by @smartcatdesign
  • Updated Description
  • Added Screenshots


  • Updated Icon


  • fixed CSS reference bug


  • Updated Hero Image


  • Launched the plugin