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One of the most important thing in business is to be on the right side of the law. It would be a pity to find out that you have broken some kind of law and now you need to pay a penalty that costs a fortune. Nobody likes those things, and because of that people created a bunch of WordPress plugins that helps to deal with legal compliances.

There are plugins that help with EU cookies regulations, with VAT calculations in WooCommerce sites, age verification pop-ups and much more. To be legal and clean of penalties is a big plus for online businesses. Of course, these plugins cannot replace a lawyer or jurist for legal advice.

Cookie Notice by dFactory

Cookie Notice is a WordPress plugin that enables you to inform people about your site’s usage of cookies nicely. As for that, it will simply help you to comply with EU cookie law regulations.

WooCommerce EU VAT Compliance

WooCommerce EU VAT Compliance plugin will help you to deal with the EU VAT regime. It provides features that will assist you in some law compliance such as identify your customers’ location, record evidence that is ready for audit and much more.

Legalpack

Legalpack is a great plugin that provides you with some simple but rather useful features. The plugin lets you create one of the most relevant legal pages on your website that are terms & conditions, privacy policy, and cookies.

EU Cookie Law Compliance Message

This plugin is simple but actually necessary if your site’s main traffic is from the EU. This plugin will create a small banner at the top of the page that greets him and asks if he agrees with your cookie policy.

WooCommerce EU VAT Assistant

This is an another plugin that helps with EU VAT regimes. Moreover, it calculates the VAT due under EU regulations. The information that will be gathered by the plugin can be used to prepare audit reports as well as for other things.

Guerrilla’s Legal Pages

Guerrilla’s Legal Pages plugin will help you to add essential legal pages to your website. When you install the plugin, it instantly adds the privacy, DMCA policies pages and terms of use.

Privacy Policy Genius

Privacy Policy Genius is a great plugin if you need straightforward privacy policy page. Furthermore, it also creates cookie notice that informs site users about the cookie usage and compiles it with the EU cookie law regulations.

Cookie Consent

Cookie Consent is one of the most popular cookie notification plugins. Moreover, it is a very simple plugin that anyone can use. You need only to install and activate the plugin. It will automatically add the cookie push notification.

Copyright Proof

This Copyright Proof plugin will let you prove your ownership of the content. Furthermore, it will enable you to protect your copyrights. Also, insert combined certification, license and attribution notice at the end of the post.

Easy Age Verifier

Easy Age Verifier is a great plugin if your web page content is age restricted. It will let you add an age verifier where people will need to write their birthdate. The plugin is perfect for bars, clubs and other kinds of websites.

Contact Form 7 Signature Addon

This plugin adds new field type to the Contact Form 7 plugin. It provides the user with the possibility to add a handwritten signature to the form using a signature pad.

Gravity Forms Signature Add-On

Gravity Forms Signature Add-On is a great addition to the main form plugin. Moreover, it lets the user add an electronic or digital signature to the form. Also, it legally binds the signature process compliant with UETA/ESIGN regulations.

Impressum Manager

Impressum Manager is a WordPress plugin that will help you manage all your legal notices. Moreover, with online few clicks, you will be able to configure a legal notice including data protection regulations and exclusion of liability.

Compliance Bar

Compliance Bar is an ultimate legal compliance plugin for your WordPress website. The plugin allows you to add 20 customizable legal templates to your site. Furthermore, it is made as an user-friendly, and because of that, you will quickly understand how to use it.

Surbma

Surbma WordPress plugin is great if you use content that needs an age or other approval. This plugin creates a pop-up for website visitors that shows Yes/No buttons. Moreover, by pressing YES button the pop-up will close, by pressing NO the user will be redirected to some URL that you will have to set.

Posted by Justas Markus

Founder/CEO GetFoundXL and a blogger at Entrepreneur.com, Observer.com, Influencive.com and others. Catch up with Justas on Twitter.