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The new Squarespace Cookie Banner? - Active Cookie Control

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The Cookie Banner on the German Squarespace website is TrustArc's Cookie Consent Manager, a third party tool. 

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Hi Paul, thank you very much for the feedback.

The problem with third-party solutions is, that they cannot control all Squarspace's cookies.
So far we have used Cookiebot in connection with the Google Tag Manager.
But also here, only cookies that can be entered in the Tag Manager are controllable.

Obviously this is possible on the German Squarespace site with Trus Arc. 
Example: Adobe font (typekit) and LinkedIn

My next question to the forum is, who has experience with Trust Arc or with a GDPR compliant solution of a third party. 

I need this solution for 10 Sqaurespace customer sites.

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So, who might be in charge for the implementation of this to all Squarespace websites?

We need it so badly, all Squarespace sites are illegal with the old cookie consent right now,
the only legal solution in the EU as of today is to switch off all cookies,
which is such a bad idea when it comes to all things marketing & analytics.

Dear @yoshe are you involved in this? 

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"Yes the preview window expanding randomly is annoying isn't it?
We were just having a laugh about how long it has been like that."
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I tried to integrate cookiepro into squarespace.
this works well on the published page now.
only when i want to edit my page it does not work.
has anyone had any experience with this?

actually squarespace would either have to develop a cookie-banner itself that complies with the DSGVO of the EU or offer a thirdparty solution that really works for squarespace...
I'm pretty annoyed by squarespace in the meantime...

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On 4/22/2020 at 9:58 PM, veggielicious_wolfgang said:

I tried to integrate cookiepro into squarespace.
this works well on the published page now.
only when i want to edit my page it does not work.
has anyone had any experience with this?

actually squarespace would either have to develop a cookie-banner itself that complies with the DSGVO of the EU or offer a thirdparty solution that really works for squarespace...
I'm pretty annoyed by squarespace in the meantime...

Did you find a solution to this? Right now i have to remove the cookiebot script from code injection every time i want to make changes to the site..

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@veggielicious_wolfgang Have you found that Cookie Yes works ok? I'm also struggling to find the right solution for this. My client's site is over 100 pages so I'm struggling to find a free free version we can use?

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Using metomic.io for my own and numerous client websites seems to turn out well. 
It's free, mulitilanguage, visually fits to Squarespace, custom brand color and more. 


The only thing I don't like is that both yes & no buttons are of the same kind,
but metomic says they don't want to make a tool that converts (anyway) but a tool that is legit. 

It comes as a popup, not as a banner bar:

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"Yes the preview window expanding randomly is annoying isn't it?
We were just having a laugh about how long it has been like that."
584529363_fuzzypanelopener.gif.98d1a30153469a319fbde647eae7f492.gif 

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On 5/7/2020 at 2:03 PM, sssupers said:

Using metomic.io for my own and numerous client websites seems to turn out well. 
It's free, mulitilanguage, visually fits to Squarespace, custom brand color and more. 


The only thing I don't like is that both yes & no buttons are of the same kind,
but metomic says they don't want to make a tool that converts (anyway) but a tool that is legit. 

It comes as a popup, not as a banner bar:

metomic.png.f21e753646c8b493a79dfb0bcb0205ee.png

 

 

 

Hey! You found a solution... that's awesome 👏🏼

Is it difficult to implement? Or can it be done by a non-coding designer? 😉 

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Almost too easy to believe @CreativeNature.
You're at first asked for the domain name and the tool gives you 
two lines of code for the Header and one for the Footer Code Injection area. 

After have it running, you may change the auto detect brand color to whatever 
and tweak the 'We're sorry but we had to' text as desired. 
Extra tipp: inside the settings for the banner, the disclaimer links should be set manually. 💥

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"Yes the preview window expanding randomly is annoying isn't it?
We were just having a laugh about how long it has been like that."
584529363_fuzzypanelopener.gif.98d1a30153469a319fbde647eae7f492.gif 

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On 5/7/2020 at 1:03 PM, sssupers said:

Using metomic.io for my own and numerous client websites seems to turn out well. 
It's free, mulitilanguage, visually fits to Squarespace, custom brand color and more. 


The only thing I don't like is that both yes & no buttons are of the same kind,
but metomic says they don't want to make a tool that converts (anyway) but a tool that is legit. 

It comes as a popup, not as a banner bar:

metomic.png.f21e753646c8b493a79dfb0bcb0205ee.png

 

 

 

Thanks @sssupers I'll give it a go!

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17 hours ago, sssupers said:

Almost too easy to believe @CreativeNature.
You're at first asked for the domain name and the tool gives you 
two lines of code for the Header and one for the Header Code Injection area. 

After have it running, you may change the auto detect brand color to whatever 
and tweak the 'We're sorry but we had to' text as desired. 
Extra tipp: inside the settings for the banner, the disclaimer links should be set manually. 💥

Thanks a lot! I will look into it 😊👍🏼

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