Cookie Scanner for Privacy Compliance

Check the cookies on your website with UniConsent Cookie Scanner and classifying cookies into categories to meet the cookie disclosure requirements by GDPR/CCPA.



UniConsent Cookie Scanner is a feature within the Consent Management Platform to automatically scan, analysis, classify and audit the cookies on your website. The cookies on your website could be placed by any trackers, advertising, social widgets, analysis tools etc tags to identify a user or track the user across the internet. For privacy reason, Data protection laws like GDPR/CCPA/LGPD require the website to disclose the cookies and the trackers. UniConsent Cookie Scanner simulates a real user and regularly visit a website to detect all the cookies to keep your website compliant with privacy laws.

cookies scanner

A Cookie Scanner is required if there are complex third party javascript tags especially for the websites running advertising. The cookies may change day by day.

If your website has no external javascript tags or you can easily list all the cookies, the cookie scanner may not be required.

How do I categorise the cookies on a website?

The UK International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has defined and developed the commonly used cookie categorises:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies
  • Performance Cookies
  • Functionality Cookies
  • Targeting or Advertising Cookies

UniConsent GDPR Cookie Scanner visiting your website once per day to detect the cookies. You can also manually trigger the cookie scanning at the UniConsent Cookies Management Console.

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By default, the Cookie Scanner only visit the homepage of your website, you can also add other pages which have different tags.

If a cookie can’t be detected automatically by the cookie scanner, you can add it on your website manually. You can also override the cookie info at the UniConsent Cookies Management Console.

You can see the details of all the cookies found on your website, the details will be listed within the UniConsent CMP widget on your website.

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