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A complete GDPR compliance checklist for your website

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the first and the strictest privacy law in the world. Because the GDPR is extensive, there is often confusion around the details of the regulation. Read the GDPR checklist to prepare for your website’s compliance.

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Comparing CCPA and GDPR

California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are the first consumer privacy regulations in the US and the EU, accordingly. While both laws protect users' privacy rights and regulate personal data processing, there are many differences between them. Read the article to know the differences between CCPA and GDPR.

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All about Cookies in the Chrome browser

You can view cookies, and enable or disable them through your browser settings. If you are using the Chrome browser, you could manage cookies through your Chrome settings. Read more about how to get cookies.

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What is a Tracking Pixel?

A tracking pixel or a marketing pixel is a 1x1 pixel graphic, which is usually transparent, hidden, or embedded in the background of a website or email. It is a tiny pixel-sized image, present in the websites, Cookie Banner ads, or emails, and invisible to the user.

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Cookie Law Explained

Almost all websites use cookies to store information in website users' browsers. As cookies collect such personal data and people are concerned about their privacy, the use of cookies on a website is strictly regulated in the EU and other countries. Read more to know about cookie law compliance.

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How to Disable Cookies?

Cookies could be disabled by changing website browser settings. Depending on the device, operating system, and the internet browser, there are different ways how to disable cookies. Here you can find the answer if you should enable or disable cookies and the guides on how to disable them if you decide so.

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How to Enable Cookies?

Cookies could be enabled or disabled by changing website browser settings. Depending on the device, operating system, and the internet browser, there are different ways how to enable cookies. Here you can find the answer why to enable cookies and the guides on how to enable them.

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Google EU user consent policy

Google services, such as AdSense, Firebase, and Analytics, could be integrated into your website for analytical, advertising, or marketing purposes, but you must comply with Google EU consent policy if you want to use these services. In this article, we will look at how to comply with privacy laws.

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What are Performance Cookies?

Many users worry that cookies might identify them online, but what performance cookies (also known as Google Analytics cookies) do is examine how visitors use the website. Those cookies cannot be used to directly identify a certain visitor. Therefore, they are also perceived as statistics cookies.

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What are Strictly Necessary Cookies?

When you think of cookies, what comes to mind is a process of collecting data through small, encrypted files that perform user tracking. However, did you know that not all cookies are the same? Especially if they are strictly necessary cookies – they are vital for websites to perform their actions and have little to do with tracking.

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What are Functionality Cookies?

Functionality cookies are used to enhance the performance of websites as without them certain functions of the website may not be available. However, they are not vital for a website to run, but they allow to remember important information and user’s preferences. Information can include login data, region, language, and enhanced content.

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What are Targeting Cookies?

Targeting cookies are small, encrypted files that track user actions and are used to identify visitors between different websites. Of course, if given consent to do so. Targeting cookies collect user information and use it to build a profile of visitor interests and then show personalized ads for that specific user.

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IP anonymization in Google Analytics

Google Analytics monitors website visitors' activities and informs businesses about their customers. An IP address anonymization is used to collect website visitors' data without violating legal requirements, such as GDPR. IP anonymization sets the last digits of users' IP addresses to zeros, so the IP address is made anonymous.

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New Cookie Banner design

New privacy regulations are coming into force every year and more requirements are made for the Cookie Banner. This requires Cookie Banner to fit more and more elements, so we decided to make a new fresh design that will show all necessary information nicely. 

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What are Different Types of Web Cookies?

In this article, CookieScript will help you to understand the differences between cookies and list all the different cookies out there. If you worry about your website cookies and how to group them with just one click, you should use CookieScript’s unique Cookie Scanner that automatically scans your website cookies and updates your cookie declaration every month.

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Cookieless Future: Are Cookies Going Away?

Cookieless future is right upon us. Since Google has announced that by the end of 2023 it will officially stop supporting Third-Party Cookies on the Google Chrome browser, there are some topics about cookies going away that need to be talked about. In this article CookieScript explains what is a cookieless future and what to expect from it.

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New EU Data Blockage Will Not Affect CookieScript

On December 1, the Wiesbaden Administrative Court in Germany issued an unprecedented decision stating that companies can’t use a cookie management provider that is relying on a service based in the United States to collect data. However, such a decision will not affect CookieScript and its customers.

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Sharing Cookie Banners Between Accounts

Web Agencies are one of CookieScript target audiences. The most requested functionality for such customers is the possibility to share a banner with a client. This would allow agencies to still have control over all the Cookie Consent Banners and give the client the ability to either monitor statistics or adjust banner settings.

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New to CookieScript?

CookieScript helps to make the website ePrivacy and GDPR compliant.

We have all the necessary tools to comply with the latest privacy policy regulations: third-party script management, consent recording, monthly website scans, automatic cookie categorization, cookie declaration automatic update, translations to 34 languages, and much more.