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Google Consent Mode launched in September 2020 as a way for the search engine to maintain its robust digital advertisement business while attending to the growing need for consumer privacy in the wake of an increased number of data breaches.

Having a multilingual website might be challenging, especially if some parts of the website keep updating. This also includes the Cookie Banner and Cookie Declaration, which needs to be updated as your website cookies change. But worry no more, Cookie-Script is a hassle-free automated Cookie Consent solution that is designed to take care of such challenges and supports 34 languages.

To those who have never heard of website tracking, it might seem like magic that an ad will appear on a website unrelated to a product they previously viewed. Many websites track the behavior of users so they can be targeted (and re-targeted) for advertising purposes. It’s an effective marketing trick, but it does raise some privacy concerns.

Cookies are tremendously helpful to both web users and businesses, but they do present unique privacy concerns. To keep web users safe, the EU implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR establishes and enforces rules on how online data may be collected, stored, and shared. A major part of GDPR is cookie consent. In fact, of the 14 key issues presented in the GDPR, over half of the topics related to cookies in some way.

Most who are unfamiliar with ‘HttpOnly’ cookie flags only discover the term during a security check of their website. If you're completely new to what this cookie flag is (and what it does for your website), CookieScript is here to fill you in with the details.

Do you know if your favorite websites are tracking you with cookies? If you answered in the negative, you might want to try a cookie bot. Cookie bots are essentially code-scanning web applets (mini-applications) that sift through lines of HTML code to gain insights into what cookies are used by the websites you visit. The bots record the details and present the findings in a digested format.

We live in a quickly changing world and websites are one of the things that get updated more often. New functionality and features are added and removed, which in many cases affect what cookies are used by your website. 

Cookies are not something you need to be worrying about when changing website functionality. This is why we have introduced Automatic monthly cookie scanning.

Cookie Scanner is a tool created by Cookie-Script, it allows you to scan your website cookies. In addition, Cookie Scanner will automatically group cookies by categories and add a description to all known cookies.

Sometimes it is faster and more reliable to store JavaScript files on your own server, usually same place as the website itself. This also allows web developers to edit JavaScript files directly and make changes on the fly.

Some of our Spanish users have requested a new functionality that can be used according to the Spanish cookie law. In Spain, the law provides that after a certain time since the pop-up is displayed the acceptance of cookies is considered implicit.

A cookie banner can be a real hustle if it does not match your existing website design. To make it look nice and clean, we have added custom colors that allow you to style a cookie popup exactly as your website design.

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.