Cookiebot Alternative by Consentmanager
Consentmanager’s Cookiebot Alternative allows you to check your website for legally compliant cookies. Our cookie crawler is a browser that checks your website on a daily basis. You will be notified by email when new cookies or providers appear on your website. In addition, the Cookie Crawler as a Cookiebot alternative has other advantages : It is easy to integrate, automatically blocks cookies and is of course GDPR and now also CCPA compliant.
What are website cookies?
- Cookies: If you come across this term while surfing the Internet, it is unlikely that it is a question of delicious cookies. Cookies are files that are stored on your computer when you visit a particular website. Actually, cookies are used to make surfing easier. Thanks to cookies, you don’t have to enter your login details every time you visit a particular website. Cookies play an important role, especially for online shops . They make it possible to save a customer’s shopping cart. This influences the purchasing behavior of the customer. If he returns to the website and sees the shopping cart, he is more likely to complete the purchase.
Cookies store login data, surfing behavior and other information about a specific user. Broadly speaking, cookies allow a company to analyze the data it collects and draw conclusions from it. These are indispensable, especially in the marketing area. Because of the potential for a data breach, cookies also present a potential vulnerability . The GDPR has been in effect here since 2018, which clearly stipulates how personal data is to be handled. Users have the ability to manage cookies and decide which cookies they want to allow.
Cookiebot alternative: automatic cookie crawls
Our integrated Cookie Robot is a Cookiebot alternative and carries out automatic crawls on your website on a daily basis. Each cookie is subjected to an automatic GDPR conformity check. You will be notified of newly found providers. Cookies are automatically classified. The cookie crawler provides a detailed report on each cookie. This tells you whether it is a functional cookie or whether it was set for marketing and analysis purposes. You can export the cookie list via CSV, JSON, XML or API.
The GDPR prescribes how entrepreneurs have to set cookies. The user must therefore give his consent to cookies. Users must be able to accept or reject individual cookies. In addition, the cookie banner must not have any pre-ticked checkboxes.
Of course consentmanager also works with…
Themes and Customizations
The Cookie Consent Banner should definitely match your website. Many users find the cookie banner annoying anyway, but as an entrepreneur you cannot avoid it. That’s why it’s worth personalizing the banner . You can brand it with your company logo or get started right away with one of our ready-made designs. Of course, you also have the option of creating your own designs. You can
- font size
Change according to your corporate design. Various box positions are available to you. You can configure the cookie banner so that users can click an “accept + reject” button or just an accept button. In addition, you can opt for an optional close button.
Our Cookie Crawler, a Cookiebot alternative, has a high level of compatibility with Google products such as Google AdSense, Google DFP, Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager. It is also compatible with Tealium Tag Management and almost all data management platforms (DMP) and ad servers. Consent is sent to SSP, DSP, AdExchanges and Trading Desks. Compatibility also includes support for Google ATP List (Google Approved Third Party Vendors as well as support for Facebook Pixel / Remarketing.
The filters allow you to see who is visiting your website. You see page views and bounce rate. This is the number of visitors who leave your website. Of course, you can export all the information to get a clear picture of your users. This allows important changes to be made to keep the bounce rate as low as possible.
Cookiebot Alternative: GDPR and CCPA
In addition to the GDPR, the CCPA has also been in effect since 2020. This is the California Consumer Privacy Act, which was modeled on the GDPR. However, unlike the European Union, there is no uniform data protection law in the United States. The CCPA is relevant only to companies or other organizations that do business in California or that collect personal information from California residents.
frequently asked Questions
Not sure if you need a CMP?
To help you with things like GDPR, CMP and consent, we’ve rounded up the most common questions here.
In 2023, changes to privacy laws have come into effect in five US states. These are the following states::
- CCPA/CPRA (California)
- VCDPA (Virginia)
- CPA (Colorado)
- UCPA (Utah)
- CAPDP (Connecticut) and the
- US National Privacy
If your company operates in one of these regions, you are on the safe side by using the consentmanager CMP. As one of the first consent management solutions, we have already integrated the new technical standard IAB GPP (Global Privacy Platform) into our CMP. GPP is a further development of the IAB TCF v2. The new standard supports you on your way to compliance with the changed US data protection laws.
A CMP is short for Consent Management Provider or its synonym Consent Management Platform. In some cases, Choice Management Platform or Choice Management Provider is also used. In all cases it is the same: it is software or a service that provides website visitors with transparency about data processing and the ability to give consent for specific purposes such as cookies, marketing, analytics or personalisation.
Once you reach 5,000 page views in a month, the CMP will automatically stop providing the consent layer and your visitors will no longer be able to provide consent. We will NOT automatically bill you or upgrade you to a higher package – the basic package will always be free.
Our Basic Package is free with up to 10,000 page views per month. Our standard package starts at EUR 50 per month and includes 2.5 million page views. From 2.5 million page views we charge 0.02 EUR per 1000 additional page views.
Yes. Our consent solution can be integrated into all CMS (Content Management Systems) and shop systems. Supported CMS and shopping systems include WordPress, Joomla, Typo3, Dupal, eZ Publish, Magento, phpWiki, PrestaShop, osCommerce, OXID eShop, WooCommerece and many more.
Yes. Our consent solution follows the IAB TCF specification and is certified by the IAB. This allows providers to automatically receive the consent information from our API and use it accordingly. We also provide an automatic blocking mechanism to block codes unless user consent is given. This works with many providers, such as Google Analytics, Piwik, DFP/Google Ads or SSPs like Google Adsense, Pubmatic, Rubicon, OpenX or Appnexus.
No! In the simplest case, just embed our code on your website – that’s all!
By embedding a CMP on your website 😉 Our CMP will display a message to your visitors asking them to give their consent. We will save the visitor’s decision and make it accessible to your advertisers and their other partners so that they know whether/how they may process personal data.
Most websites and apps work with applications that fall under the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This already includes the services from Google. A consideration of corresponding legal requirements is therefore essential in the Borlabs alternative from consentmanager.
Cookie consent is generally required as soon as technically non-essential cookies are to be used on a page. This begins with the use of simple tracking and analysis tools. These always work with tracking cookies. They are very important for business websites and shops because they provide information about user behavior. With the consentmanager cookie banner, users have the option of legally secure consent.
Cookie consent is the consent of your visitors to the processing of certain cookies. Since the ECJ ruling on cookies, this consent must be explicit and voluntary. Non-essential cookies may only be set after consent has been given. Cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website are excluded from this rule.
Please note that we cannot provide legal advice. Some points of this FAQ may also change over time or be interpreted differently by courts. That’s why you should always consult your lawyer!