Purpose

To describe at a high level how to install a cookie notice, and to list additional resources you can use.

Introducing terms and concepts used in this article

Term

Definition

Cookie 

small text file that is placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookie notice

message that pops up when WebShop is initially opened that requires your customers to provide consent to allow cookies be sorted on their machine.

Cookie policy

detailed policy that explains how your customer information is used in WebShop, Typically, it categorizes cookies into four types, as follows:

  • Strictly necessary

  • Performance 

  • Marketing

  • Functionality

For each cookie, its name, purpose and a link to more information must be specified within the Cookie policy

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

EU's data protection law

More information

There are three options available in Aphix WebShop to help you configure your cookie notice:

  • Option 1: Display the default cookie notice and use the default cookie policy

  • Option 2: Manage cookies using the default cookie notice, but include your own cookie policy

  • Option 3: Manage cookies using a third party tool, such as Google Tag Manager, and include your own cookie policy

The Configuring cookie notice and policy gives you a step by step process for how to implement each of these options.

Recommendation

If you select to manage cookies using a third party tool, we recommend that you use cookie-script.

Click here1 for a step by step guide to integrate cookie-script using Google Tag Manager. 

Key points

  • You must have a cookie policy available for your customers to comply with GDPR.

  • You must implement a cookie notice to get your customers consent to storing cookies on their computer. Read our feature guide on how to do this.

References

1 How to install Cookie-Script with Google Tag Manager. Note that this is an external site, and Aphix has no control over its contents.