GDPR Cookie Compliance can assist you with GDPR, PIPEDA, CCPA, LGPD, AAP, cookie law and consent notice requirements on your website.
- Give your users full control over cookies stored on their computer, including the ability for users to revoke their consent.
- Fully customisable – upload your own logo, colours, fonts
- Fully editable – change all text
- Set the position of the Cookie Consent Banner: at the top or bottom of your pages
- Flexible – decide which scripts will be loaded by default or only when the user gives consent
- Includes both ‘Accept’ and ‘Reject’ buttons
- Consent expiration settings
- Simple, beautiful & intuitive user interface
- Choose from two unique layouts
- Sleek animations to enhance the user experience
- Mobile responsive design
- SEO friendly
- Optimised for WCAG/ADA compliance
- WPML, QTranslate, WP Multilang and Polylang compatible, .pot file for translations included
- CDN Base URL supported
- Supports all major caching servers and plugins
- Available in 11 languages
The plugin is especially useful in preparing your site for the following cookie law, data protection and privacy regulations:
* GDPR: The General Data Protection Regulation (European Union)
* PIPEDA: The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada)
* CCPA: The California Consumer Privacy Act (California, United States)
* AAP: Australia’s Privacy Principles (Australia)
* LGPD: The Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Brazil)
* DSGVO, CNIL, PECR, DPA and other cookie law, data and privacy regulations
Premium Features Available
- Cookie wall / Full-screen layout – if enabled, the Cookie Consent Banner will be display in a full screen mode, and force users to either accept or reject cookies before they can see your content
- Export & import settings – transfer your custom settings between sites with ease
- WordPress Multisite extension – you can manage the plugin settings globally, and clone them from one site to another within your multi-site setup
- Accept on Scroll / Hide timer – allow users to accept cookies by scrolling down the page OR by setting a timer (ie. Hide banner after 5 seconds)
- Geo-location – if enabled, the Cookie Consent Banner will only be shown to visitors from the European Union or selected countries (ie. Canada, United States etc.)
- iFrame Blocker – blocks users from viewing 3rd party resources (such as Youtube) until they accept cookies
- Hide Cookie Banner allows you to hide the Cookie Notice Banner on selected pages
- Cookie Declaration allows you to manually declare the exact type of cookies that your site uses, including the cookie name, provider, purpose and expiration
- Consent Log – gives you the ability to store user consent information in the event that you need to prove that consent was given.
- Analytics – stats and charts showing you how many users accepted your cookies (all anonymous)
- Local Data Storage – all user data is stored locally on your website only (ie. Consent log, Analytics features) – we do not collect or store any of your user data on our servers
- Fast Premium Support from our friendly team
- 12 months of premium updates included
Buy GDPR Premium Add-on here
You can view a demo of the plugin here:
- You can choose to setup our GDPR plugin in any way that you like.
- We have created the plugin with as much flexibility as possible as organisations interpret the Cookie Law and Cookie Consent Policy differently.
- A few examples of how you can setup our plugin in various ways are below:
No cookies are stored on users’ computers until the user accepts cookies:
The ‘Full-Screen Cookie Wall’ option is used, cookies are accepted by default but the user has the option to turn them off:
Cookies are accepted by default but the user has the option to turn them off:
Cookie Consent Banner is displayed at the top of the page. Cookies are also accepted automatically just by scrolling down the page:
There are many other settings available that you can use to create your own unique Cookie Consent Banner and satisfy the Cookie Compliance Law – our plugin is very flexible.
- You can also create your own custom front-end layout.
- Simply copy the “gdpr-modules” folder from the plugin directory to your theme directory.
- If you do this, your changes will be retained even if you update the plugin in future.
- Any customisation should be implemented by experienced developers only.
- THIS PLUGIN DOES NOT MAKE YOUR WEBSITE COMPLIANT. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT ALL GDPR REQUIREMENTS ARE MET ON YOUR WEBSITE.
- Upload the plugin files to the plugins directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
- Activate the plugin on the \’Plugins\’ screen in WordPress.
- You can adjust all settings in the “GDPR Cookie Compliance” main menu link.
- You can link directly to the Cookie Settings Screen on your website using the following: /#gdpr_cookie_modal
- WPML, QTranslate, WP Multilang and Polylang is supported: once you switch the language in your CMS, you can translate all text in our plugin too.
- You can find list of all pre-defined hooks here: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/conditional-php-script/
- You can buy the Premium Add-on with additional features here
How do I setup your plugin?
- You can setup the plugin in the WordPress CMS main menu (on the left-hand side) -> GDPR Cookie Compliance.
How can I link to the Cookie Settings Screen?
You can use the following link to display the Cookie Settings Screen window:
[Relative Path – RECOMMENDED]
The scripts added to the plugin settings are not visible in the page source code.
- To view the scripts, you can use the Developer Console in Chrome browser (Inspect Element feature).
What are “Strictly Necessary Cookies”?
- The “Strictly Necessary Cookies”, sometimes called Essential Cookies, are cookies that are necessary for your site to function properly.
- For example, we use Strictly Necessary Cookies to save information about which cookies the user consented to.
- We are not storing any sensitive or personal data there, the cookie file contains only one of the following strings:
Disabled state: strictly: 1, thirdparty: 0, advanced: 0
Enabled state: strictly: 1, thirdparty: 1, advanced: 1
Once I add scripts to this plugin, should I delete them from the website’s code?
Yes. Once you setup the plugin, you should delete the scripts you uploaded to the plugin from your website’s code to ensure that your scripts are not loaded twice.
Can I use custom code or hooks with your plugin?
- Yes, we have implemented hooks that allow you to implement custom code snippets.
- You will find the list of popular hooks in the plugin setttings: CMS > GDPR Cookie Compliance > Help, Hooks, Filters & Shortcodes
- You can also find the list of all pre-defined advanced hooks here:
Does the plugin support subdomains?
- Unfortunately not, subdomains are treated as separate domains by browsers and the plugin is unable to alter cookies stored by another domain.
- If your multisite setup uses subdomain version, each subsite will be recognised as a separate domain by browsers and will create separate cookies for each subdomain.
Does this plugin block all cookies?
What information does the Consent Log store and where is it stored?
The Consent Log features stores all data in your WordPress website’s database.
The data stored includes: Consent Date, User’s IP address, Cookies Accepted and User Email (for logged-in users)
You can see the preview of Consent Log here: Consent Log here:
Does this plugin guarantee that I will comply with data protection laws?
This plugin is just a template and needs to be setup correctly in order to work properly.
THIS PLUGIN DOES NOT MAKE YOUR WEBSITE COMPLIANT. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT ALL LEGAL REQUIREMENTS ARE MET ON YOUR WEBSITE.
Do you provide support?
Yes, we’re always happy to help our users and provide fast support.
Our official support channel is located here
What is GDPR?
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European regulation to strengthen and unify the data protection of EU citizens.
What is PIPEDA?
The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is the federal privacy law for private-sector organisations in Canada.
What is CCPA?
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a bill intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for residents of California, United States.
What is AAP?
Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) establish standards for the collection and handling of personal information.
What is LGPD?
The Brazilian General Data Protection Law (“Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados” or “LGPD”) is a new legal framework for the use of personal data processed on or related to individuals in Brazil, regardless of where the data processor is located.