Why do I need to show a consent banner for movingimage videos?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires user consent for web tracking, player data will not be collected unless consent management has been enabled.
How can I activate a consent banner for my VideoManager Pro videos?
You have two options to enable the consent for tracking purposes on VideoManager Pro videos:
1. You can enable our standard consent through the embedded player(s) used for your videos: Tracking consent for the player is enabled in VMPro. (Recommended option)
2. You can insert the consent to movingimage services through your current consent banner through our API: Consent information is sent via API. (Fastest option to implement).
What happens if I do not show any consent banner or the user clicks on the "Reject" button?
The tracking for the analytics data will not start, and neither the information about the play will be collected. The video can be played as expected.
Is it possible to keep some basic statistical data (at least plays) even though the consent banner is not enabled?
No, if the end-user does not agree to the tracking, no tracking will be enabled, so even the "play" itself will not be counted.
Which language is supported by the standard consent banner for the player?
For the moment being, German and English are supported in movingimage the standard consent banner in the player. The Player Generator admin can choose between showing the consent banner always in English, always in German, or in the browser language; if the browser language is neither English nor German, it will fall back to English.
Does the user have to agree or disagree with the cookie consent dialog again for each video?
No, the consent (or rejection) of the cookies is valid for all VideoManager Pro videos. If the user has already accepted (or rejected) the tracking, the consent banner will be not shown in the player, even though it is activated.
How long is the consent (or rejection) of the tracking stored?
The consent (or rejection) of the tracking is stored in the local storage of the browser. The user’s consent to cookies/tracking is stored in the browser's "Local Storage" indefinitely. It will stay there until the user deletes the items in their "Local Storage". The banner does not reappear with each new web session.