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Act-On Beacon cookie question

  • 1.  Act-On Beacon cookie question

    Posted 05-16-2018 09:52
    We've chosen not to use the Act-On cookie privacy pop-up because we have 3rd party cookies that need blocking (& also because it's ugly!).

    I'm using Cookie-Script, which seems quite good for everything but Act-On. If a visitor opts out of cookies on the home page, the A-O beacon cookie is deleted. But as soon as the user navigates to another page, the cookie is re-placed.

    If I could wave my magic wad to fix this, I'd wish for a way to drop the equivalent of an ao_optout cookie so this doesn't happen. Has anyone explored this as an option? Is there any way to do this? Thanks.

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    Kim Leonard
    Marketing Manager, Cutter Consortium
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  • 2.  RE: Act-On Beacon cookie question

    Posted 6 days ago
    I'm happy to say that we have recently released an enhancement and associated How-To guide in the community which should satisfy your need. The guide will walk you through the process of setting up a cookie consent message which matches your desired branding and experience and ​using Google Tag Manager to selectively place cookies and track user behaviors on Act-On assets like landing pages and your other web properties. Better yet, this solution makes it easy to tie all of your other tracking and cookie-placing tags to a single preference selection.

    https://university.act-on.com/How-to_Guides/Privacy_and_Compliance/Integrating_a_Tag_Manager_and_Cookie_Consent_Provider

    I hope you find this solution helpful and I look forward to your feedback.

    Thanks,

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    Max Spector
    Sr. Product Manager, Act-On Software
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