European Hosting to comply with GDPR

I have several clients in Europe (germany and switzerland) and I love Webflow, but they are all very concerned with data privacy and complying to GDPR. Especially now with the current privacy shield solutions. Please, please work on an European hosting so you don't loose valuable customers. I see this issue popping up on so many webflow groups (facebook). More and more freelancers as well as agencies are moving back to WordPress bc of that significant issue.

  • Jana
  • Oct 21 2020
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  • Julius Eborty commented
    4 Dec 09:33pm
  • Erna Diks commented
    2 Dec 12:54pm

    literally can't move my miocado store to webflow without this. Let me know if there is any news.

  • Francesco B. commented
    1 Dec 04:56pm

    can't the good people from webflow at least tell us what they think about this? if this is even needed? Even in the comments there's discordant opinions.

  • Nicolo Bächler commented
    26 Nov 06:17pm

    +2000 Votes and its still not in production.

    And all the Designers from the EU arent able to use the new functions lie membership and logical email.

  • Emil Abajdulin commented
    21 Nov 08:19pm

    Webflow is actually using the CDN of Amazon Web Services. So, it's based on the visitors location. Visitors in Europe will be forwarded to e.g. Frankfurt and Ireland.

  • Surendra Dhote commented
    29 Oct 08:55am

    Lookign forward to it.

  • Savannah commented
    20 Oct 01:27pm

    This is really essential for all EU based companies. Is there any update yet on whether Webflow will offer this as a service?

  • Nicolas Delignieres commented
    11 Oct 11:29am

    This is so important i can't believe it is not supported yet. I understand that EU is not that important for you (who cares for a so small market ...) but still, there is a market here, if only we can comply with GDPR.

  • Malte commented
    30 Sep 08:37am

    Looking to start using Webflow internally, but some of the stakeholders are blocking it because of this reason. I wonder if it even would be GDPR compliant with EU-only hosting, since Amazon is an American company?

  • Dani Marision commented
    18 Sep 12:38am

    Thank you so much for sharing. Glad to know more about it. LOL!

  • Toby Miller commented
    6 Sep 03:55am

    Cloudways is a GDPR compliant managed hosting service provider based in Europe. It is known for providing customers with convenient hosting solutions while keeping their websites secure at all times. ... Cloudways does not collect any data without customer consent.

  • Dominik Schummel commented
    27 Aug 04:07pm
  • Gregor Middendorf commented
    9 Aug 03:19pm

    This is still a very very important topic! The whole European Market needs a solution that complies with GDPR.

  • Jasmin commented
    3 Jul 08:12pm

    Now that I'm reading all the comments, I'm worried that my plan & promise to do a redesign for a client in Germany will fail because Webflow isn't suitable for a german website... Although I'm not yet sure how problematic it all is, webflow should certainly take care of it!

  • Garrett Reil Brand Consultant commented
    25 Jun 08:33am

    Just linking the closely related thread:

    Both sides of the same coin...

  • Lorenz Töpfer commented
    24 Jun 06:56pm

    Dear Webflow Team,

    the GDPR is a really important topic for my European customers.
    Is there a possibilty to give us designers and developers a solution that is GDPR certified. Maybe an option in the settings to host only on CDN servers in Europe or make it more transparent, which CDN servers and CDN companies are used.

    At the moment I find it quite hard to give my clients good arguments for Webflow, when they want to know where there data is going.

    I know you already make it possible to sign a DPA with Webflow, but it would be perfect if we can sign a DPA with Webflow, that also contains the CDN Networks you are using.

    I hope I could give you some inspiration for a solution.
    I really love your software and I hope, that you find a solution, that I can work with Webflow in the future.

    Kind regards from Germany,

  • Martin Kudera commented
    24 Jun 06:48pm

    Any news here? So so necessary for European customers!

  • Marco Sanchez commented
    23 Jun 09:10am

    The goal of GDPR is to protect users' personally identifiable information (PII) and help businesses reach a higher standard when it comes to how they collect, store and use this cookie clicker data.

  • Hendry Michal commented
    18 Jun 11:08am

    This needs to happen.... Can't move my whole EZRYDER ecommerce store to webflow without this :(

  • Joey Clover commented
    15 May 06:22pm

    Screw you webflow with your pathetic support and your lack of engagement with the community regards to features and updates on serious issues. I pay $888/year to host with Webflow and rest assured I'll be moving to a different platform when I'm due to renewal.

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