Ask your customers for permission to use non-essential cookies
Using Cookie Consent offers more flexibility for the look and feel of your notice and it is free. It requires a little knowledge of working with code.
Disclaimer: This article is not meant to discuss the EU Cookie Law, nor does it recommend a particular course of action. This is not a legal document, and is simply meant to provide some information on how you can ask for your customers' permission to use non-essential cookies on their devices. You are responsible for making sure that your site is compliant with the EU Cookie Law.
- Click Install App:
- Click Approve charge to accept the charge for the cost of the app (if required):
Customize the copy and appearance of the banner
When the app settings assistant opens in a browser window, you can customize the banner text and style:
Enter the notice for your site, or click Copy sample text to use the text the app provides:
Enter the copy for the More info and Close buttons, and then select a color:
Click the drop-down menu to select a position for the banner, and select the color of the bar and the text:
Click the checkbox to add an overlay that blocks users from interacting with your site until they have accepted your notice, and choose a color for the overlay:
Click Submit to save your changes and activate the banner on your online store.
Use Cookie Consent
Go to the Cookie Consent site:
Click Download now.
Choose a theme for your notice by clicking one of the templates, then click Continue:
Customize the copy on your banner by clicking the checkbox and entering what you want into the fields, then click Continue:
Copy the Cookie Consent code:
From your Shopify admin, click Online Store, and then click Themes (or press
Find the theme you want to edit, click the
...button, and then click Edit HTML/CSS.
Paste the Cookie Consent code above the
</head>tag in your
Your Cookie Consent notice should now be visible on your store. The additional steps in the Cookie Consent wizard are optional.