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gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies


💡 This is a fork from Andre Zimpel’s gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies Gatsby plugin


Install

yarn add @mobile-reality/gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies or npm install @mobile-reality/gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies

How to use

// in your gatsby-config.js
module.exports = {
  plugins: [
    {
      resolve: `gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies`,
      options: {
        googleAnalytics: {
          trackingId: 'YOUR_GOOGLE_ANALYTICS_TRACKING_ID', // leave empty if you want to disable the tracker
          cookieName: 'gatsby-gdpr-google-analytics', // default
          anonymize: true, // default
          allowAdFeatures: false // default
        },
        googleTagManager: {
          trackingId: 'YOUR_GOOGLE_TAG_MANAGER_TRACKING_ID', // leave empty if you want to disable the tracker
          cookieName: 'gatsby-gdpr-google-tagmanager', // default
          dataLayerName: 'dataLayer', // default
        },
        facebookPixel: {
          pixelId: 'YOUR_FACEBOOK_PIXEL_ID', // leave empty if you want to disable the tracker
          cookieName: 'gatsby-gdpr-facebook-pixel', // default
        },
        tikTokPixel: {
          pixelId: 'YOUR_TIKTOK_PIXEL_ID', // leave empty if you want to disable the tracker
          cookieName: 'gatsby-gdpr-tiktok-pixel', // default
        },
        hotjar: {
          hjid: 'YOUR_HOTJAR_ID',
          hjsv: 'YOUR_HOTJAR_SNIPPET_VERSION',
          cookieName: 'gatsby-gdpr-hotjar', // default
        },
        linkedin: {
          trackingId: 'YOUR_LINKEDIN_TRACKING_ID', // leave empty if you want to disable the tracker
          cookieName: 'gatsby-gdpr-linkedin', // default
        },
        hubspot: {
          trackingId: 'YOUR_HUBSPOT_TRACKING_ID', // leave empty if you want to disable the tracker
          cookieName: 'gatsby-gdpr-hubspot', // default
        },
        googleTag: {
            trackingIds: ['YOUR_GOOGLE_TAG_IDS'],
            cookieName: 'gatsby-gpdr-google-tag'
        },
        // defines the environments where the tracking should be available  - default is ["production"]
        environments: ['production', 'development']
      },
    },
  ],
}

How it works

First of all the plugin checks in which environment your site is running. If it’s currently running in one of your defined environments it will add the tracking code by default to the <head>/<body> of your site. It will not be activated or initialized by this.

By default this plugin will not send any data to Google or Facebook to make it GDPR compliant. The user first needs to accept your cookie policy. By accepting that you need to set cookies for the tracker you want to use - gatsby-gdpr-google-analytics, gatsby-gdpr-google-tagmanager, gatsby-gdpr-facebook-pixel. Depending on the user input the value of each of the cookies should be true or false.

If the gatsby-gdpr-google-analytics cookie is set to true, Google Analytics will be initialized onClientEntry. Same is for the Google Tag Manager and Facebook Pixel. The plugin will check if cookies for Google Analytics or Facebook Pixel have been set between route changes on onRouteUpdate. Reloading the page after setting the cookies is not required anymore.

The page view will be tracked on onRouteUpdate.

Initialize and track

This gatsby plugin now supports initializing and tracking right after a user accepts the cookie consent.

// in your cookie banner
import { useLocation } from "@reach/router" // this helps tracking the location
import { initializeAndTrack } from 'gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies'

Then you can execute initializeAndTrack(location) in your cookie banner callback. This will initialize the plugin with your options from the gatsby-config.js and then starts tracking the user based on the cookies/services are accepted.

// in your cookie banner
const location = useLocation()
initializeAndTrack(location)

Full README.md in the original lib

https://github.com/andrezimpel/gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies/blob/master/README.md

Contributors

Andre Zimpel - creator of the original lib https://github.com/andrezimpel/gatsby-plugin-gdpr-cookies

Thanks goes to these wonderful people who helped shaping this project.

Simon Vanherweghe

Stefan Tertan

Osvaldas Valutis

Théo

Paul Brickles

Ferran Buireu

Daniel Spaude

Hahlh B

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