What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. They can be used both to make it easier to visit the site next time and to tailor your experience. As a website owner, it is your responsibility, under GDPR regulations, to make sure that your visitors are aware if any of their data is being used. So, if you embed something provided by a third-party, into your web pages, you may need to let them know if that third party is using their data.
The functionality outlined here will help you set up your cookie notification. If a user chooses to allow cookies, they will be able to view the third-party content, but if they choose not to allow the cookies the third-party content will not be displayed.
To turn on cookie notifications -:
- Select Cookies and Privacy from the Website tab.
- Select Cookie Settings from the drop-down list.
- Within the Cookie settings screen select the Cookie Notification Layout from the drop-down list.
- From this box, you can also select the position where the icon will appear on the screen, choose a colour theme and set notifications to appear automatically.
To access the cookies list -:
- Select Cookies and Privacy from the Website Tab.
- Select Cookie List from the drop-down list.
- To add additional cookies to the list click Add Cookie -:
- You can select from a list of predefined cookies from the drop-down box, or by selecting No Predefined cookies you can complete the information fields to manually add a new cookie.
- Click the Website tab on your admin bar.
- Click on Cookies and Privacy.