How to add a cookies notification to my legacy landing page?

1. Go to Create and click Create landing page
2. Choose a template.
3. Click the Settings icon in the top right and set your cookies notification to ON.

SEO settings.

4. The cookies bar appears on your landing page. You can edit each element to match your landing page and the legal requirements of the target reader’s country and the requirements of the country where your business is located. Double click the cookies bar to place the notification at the top of your landing page or the bottom. Please note that the position of your cookie notification should comply with the legislation of the target country of your landing page and the country where your business is located.

Cookies bar position.

5. To add a link to your cookie policy, highlight the text you want to hyperlink (such as “More info”), choose Hyperlink, paste the link to your cookie policy, and click OK.

6. After you publish the landing page, visitors will see the cookies notification on your landing page.

What should I include in my cookie policy?

Detailed information about cookies may take the form of a cookie policy, which usually includes:

  • Why you use cookies (such as to record user actions, identify users, collect traffic information, etc.);
  • Whether cookies are essential for the website or a given functionality to work;
  • Whether the purpose of the cookies is to enhance the performance of the website;
  • The types of cookies in use (for example, session or permanent, first-party or third‑party);
  • Who controls and has access to cookie‑related information (website owner or a third party);
  • A statement that you will not use the cookies for any purpose other than those stated;
  • How users can withdraw consent.

Below is an example showing how you could place a cookie policy on a landing page.

Example of a cookies bar.

We provide this guide for general information only. We do not guarantee that following our tips will assure your compliance with laws that apply to your use of cookies on landing pages. We recommend that you seek legal advice on the exact legal requirements for the use of cookies. You should take into account not only the laws that apply to you as an owner of the landing page but also to domestic laws of visitors to whom your landing page is targeted.

We are not responsible for the suitability of information in this guide and cannot be held responsible for any decision you make based on the use of the information.

Why do I need to add cookies notification on my landing page?

In many countries, the use of website cookies entails an obligation to comply with certain legal requirements. Some laws require that you provide detailed information about how you use website cookies and obtain the website visitor’s clear prior consent to use cookies.

This guide is intended to help you comply with legal obligations arising from cookie laws.

According to EU cookie legislation (considered among the strictest) a website owner must obtain prior informed consent to access or store information on the user’s computer, phone, tablet, or other device. This means you must ask landing page visitors whether they agree to allow you to use cookies (and similar technologies) before they browse the landing page.

To comply with cookie laws, you are usually required to:

  1. determine what kind of cookies the landing page will set and how you will use them;
  2. inform visitors that you set cookies, why you set them, and what they do, and then obtain their consent for such use.

Regarding (a) above: The cookies GetResponse places on your landing page include, for example, first-party cookies, third-party cookies, session cookies, and permanent cookies. We analyze cookies to improve the user’s website experience. Please take this into account when creating your cookie policy.

Regarding (b) above: Before visitors start browsing the landing page, you must provide clear Information on the use of cookies and get each visitor’s consent. Under many laws, consent may be implied but must be given knowingly. This means that if you rely on implied consent, be sure your visitors fully understand that their actions will result in cookies being set.

Below is a cookies notification message that might be appropriate for your website if you use an analytics tool such as Google Analytics. Your cookies notification should also include a link to your Cookie Policy and a confirmation button such as, “Got it!”. Your Cookie Policy should include information about which cookies your website uses and how you use them. Remember that you’ll need to adjust this message to match your specific uses of cookies and other information.


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