How To: Test Consent for CCPA's Data Sales

Now that you have set up Consent for CCPA's "Do Not Sell", we want to verify that consent is being enforced for that user, on that device. To verify this is set up properly, please follow the instructions below:

End to end testing for consent pixels

Step 1: Go to your custom-branded Ethyca Privacy Center on your company's website and click on the "Consent" option. https://privacy.<yourcompany>.com

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Step 2: You will the be shown a popup message that prompts you to provide your email address to verify your identity

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Step 3: Once your email address has been submitted, you will be emailed a verification code to confirm your identity

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Step 4: From the Consent Management page, you can choose whether or not you want to consent to having your data sold.

Toggle YES to opt-into data sales and NO to opt-out of data sales

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Step 5: Click "Confirm" to submit your request

Step 6: Go to your website domain (https://<yourcompany>.com) in the same browser, and using your browser tools,

  • For Chrome: select Inspect Element with Development Tools --> Application --> Cookies
  • For Firefox: select Tools --> Web Developer --> Storage Inspector
  • For Safari: select Develop --> Show Web Inspector --> Storage --> Cookies
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Step 7: Under "Cookies", look for the the contents of the "value" column for the row item "eth_cmp" (that's our cookie!)

You will see the below response for DATA_SALES":false,"GROUP4":false if you opted-out:

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You will see DATA_SALES":true,"GROUP4":true if you have opted-in:

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End to end testing for Facebook Limited Data Use

Pro tip:When testing Facebook, we recommend using the Facebook pixel helper widget.

Step 1: Go to your custom-branded Ethyca Privacy Center on your company's website and click on the "Consent" option. https://<yourcompany>.ethyca.com

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Step 2: You will the be shown a popup message that prompts you to provide your email address to verify your identity

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Step 3: Once your email address has been submitted, you will be sent a verification code to confirm your identity

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Step 4: From the Consent Management page, you can choose whether or not you want to consent to having your data sold.

Toggle YES to opt-into Data Sales and NO to opt-out of Data Sales

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Step 5: Click "Confirm" to submit your request

Step 6: Go to your website domain (https://<yourcompany>.com) and open the Facebook widget

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If dpo: shows inside your pageview event, then your shopify-emp.js tag is correctly configured.

If you OPT-IN, you should see the following dpo set in your Facebook widget:

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If you OPT-OUT, on your website you should see the following dpo set in the Facebook widget:

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Support

Throughout the process, we are available to help with QA and validation. Please contact [email protected] or your dedicated Customer Success Manager if you require any technical assistance.