GDPR Cookie Consent

plugin banner

Get granular, category wise GDPR Cookie Consent as per EU GDPR/Cookie Law regulations. Style it to match your own website.

Author:WPEkaClub (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.3.1
WordPress version tested:5.4.2
Plugin version:1.9.0
Added to WordPress repository:02-08-2019
Last updated:07-07-2020
Rating, %:96
Rated by:6
Plugin URI:https://club.wpeka.com/
Total downloads:8 491
Active installs:800+
plugin download
Click to start download

The only WordPress plugin that helps you comply with the EU GDPR’s cookie consent and CCPA’s “Do Not Sell” Opt-Out regulations.

  • Get visitor consent for cookies using a fully customizable cookie consent bar on your website. Helps you comply with EU GDPR.
  • Display a fully customizable notice with a ‘Do Not Sell’ link on your website. Helps you comply with CCPA.
  • Supports WPML so your translation needs are covered.

This plugin is the closest that I have found to complying with all of the new regulation guidance and is the easiest to implement.

Victoria Etherington, thewebsitementor.com

How can this plugin help you comply with GDPR?

The cookies and ePrivacy Directive was passed in 2002 and amended in 2009 by the EU. According to the directive –

Cookies when used to identify users, qualify as personal data and are therefore subject to the GDPR. Companies do have a right to process their users’ data as long as they receive consent.

gdpr.eu

Further the to comply with the regulations governing cookies and the ePrivacy directive you must –

  • Get consent from users before you use any cookies (other than necessary cookies).
  • Explain in plain language what cookies are used, and what information each cookie tracks, before getting consent.
  • Maintain a log of consent received from users.
  • Allow access to your website, even if users do not consent to non-necessary cookies.
  • Allow users to withdraw or change consent

The WP Cookie Notice for GDPR, CCPA & ePrivacy Consent plugin helps you comply with the GDPR in the following ways:

  • Provides an easy-to-use admin area in the WordPress dashboard, where you can add details of cookies used on your website. You can also classify cookies into ‘Necessary’, ‘Marketing’, ‘Analytics’, ‘Preferences’, and the ‘Unclassified’ categories.
  • Shows a cookie consent notice on the website. The cookie notice shows ‘Accept’ & ‘Decline’ buttons.
  • Users can choose to ‘Accept’ or ‘Decline’ the use of cookies. Users can also choose to consent to use of cookies from a specific category.
  • Keeps a searchable log of consents given by all website users (Pro version).
  • Allows users to withdraw or change their consent level (Pro version).

How can this plugin help you comply with CCPA?

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) came into effect on 1st January 2020.

Under CCPA and the Nevada Privacy Act,

A business that collects a consumer’s personal information shall, at or before the point of collection, inform consumers as to the categories of personal information to be collected and the purposes for which the categories of personal information shall be used.

and,

Provide a clear and conspicuous link on the business’s Internet homepage, titled “Do Not Sell My Personal Information,” to an Internet Web page that enables a consumer, or a person authorized by the consumer, to opt-out of the sale of the consumer’s personal information.

The WP Cookie Notice for GDPR, CCPA & ePrivacy Consent plugin helps you comply with the CCPA in the following ways:

  • Provides an easy-to-use admin area in the WordPress dashboard, where you can add details of cookies used on your website. You can also classify cookies into ‘Necessary’, ‘Marketing’, ‘Analytics’, ‘Preferences’, and the ‘Unclassified’ categories.
  • Displays the cookies in your CCPA privacy policy or anywhere on your website, along with categories with an easy to use WordPress shortcode.
  • Displays a “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” link on the homepage which can be pointed to a custom page, where a user can request to opt-out of the sale of the user’s personal information.
  • Keeps a searchable log of consents given by all website users (Pro version only).

Features

The WP Cookie Notice Plugin is lightweight, fast and complies with the latest WordPress coding standards. It comes with the following features.

  • Give your users granual control on cookies or Option to refuse the consent or for particular non-essential categories only (like marketing or analytics)

  • Give your users the choice to revoke their consent.

  • Easily create, edit or delete information about cookies used on your website.

  • Categorise cookies into ‘Necessary’, ‘Marketing’, ‘Analytics’, ‘Preferences’, and ‘Unclassified’ categories.

  • Show a subtle, non-intrusive cookie consent notice on your website.

  • Link to Privacy Policy page

  • Compatible with IAB Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF).

  • Show cookie consent notice as a Banner, Popup, or Widget.

  • Default options as per ICO compliance to quickly launch. No auto ticked consent by users. Option provided to change default settings as per your local laws.

  • Works out of box with your existing theme. Save time by using the default design which uses you website theme styles.

  • If you want to have your own design – It’s a completely customisable cookie notice plugin. Customise the text, colour picker, font customizer to give your own unique look. Animate your banner appearance.

  • Get granular cookie consent for cookie categories of their choice.

  • Option to accept the notice on scroll (Option to configure – Allowed in some countries).

  • Option to set “On scroll” offset (at what percent of screen scroll to accept consent)

  • Auto-hide cookie notice after delay (Can be configured).

  • WordPress Multisite compatible

  • Optimized for performance. Works with popular caching plugins.

  • You own the Data Storage – all user provided data is stored within your website only – User data is not stored on any third party servers. You can choose to export the consent logs or delete.

  • Provide option for user to change prior consent.

  • Choose from different layouts (popup, banners) or make your own layout

  • Show cookie information on your privacy policy or any other page with an easy to use WordPress shortcode. [wpl_cookie_details]

  • .pot file for translations

  • WPML, Polylang, QTranslate, WP Multilang compatible

  • SEO friendly

  • W3C Web Accessibility Standards (WCAG) Compliant

  • Mobile responsive design

GDPR Cookie Consent Pro Version Features

  • Manage cookie list (name, ID, description, duration, type & category).

  • One-click cookie scan, so you don’t have to manually enter cookie list details.

  • Automatically fills cookie information for all known cookies.

  • Continuously updated known cookie information database.

  • Log cookie consent and export consent log report as a csv file.

  • Geo-coding to detect visitor’s location & optionally show/hide the cookie notice bar.

  • Fully customisable to match your website’s design.

  • Ready to use, pre-designed templates for cookie consent notice.

  • Language support and translations for – French, Dutch, Czech, Spanish, Slovenian, Icelandic, Bulgaria, Deutsch, Danish, Croatian.

See the complete list of features here.


Screenshots
FAQ
ChangeLog