The Cookiebot compliance test is found on the frontpage of www.cookiebot.com:
How can I take the test?
All you need to do is enter the domain name of your website and click the 'Check my website' button. You will then be asked to enter your email address, so we can send the results to you. If you would like, a quote for your website can be included with the test results.
Please note that a confirmation email will be sent to you - make sure to confirm this email, otherwise the test will not be performed.
The test is available in 6 languages:
- English (from www.cookiebot.com)
- Danish (from www.cookiebot.com/da)
- German (from www.cookiebot.com/de)
- Italian (from www.cookiebot.com/it)
- French (from www.cookiebot.com/fr)
- Spanish (from www.cookiebot.com/es)
What does the compliance test do?
The Cookiebot compliance test is a free test available to everyone.
The test analyzes a website to give an indication of whether or not the website is compliant with the rules relating to online tracking set out in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in the EU ePrivacy Directive 2009/136/EC (ePR).
You will receive an email report indicating whether the website is non-compliant, partially compliant or compliant. In the email will be listed some of the parameters that have been tested as well as a list of other requirements that you as a website owner should keep in mind. Attached to the email is a scan report listing the cookies and online trackers identified during the test.
The compliance test is based on some basic requirements in the GDPR and ePR and analyzes up to 5 subpages of a website - it is therefore not a complete analysis. A positive test response must not be taken as a guarantee that the website fulfills all requirements set out in the GDPR and ePR (please see our Terms of Service section 2.1 for details).
Do I need to sign up for a Cookiebot account or a subscription to be able to do the test?
No, you do not. The compliance test is a free service we offer. We need your email address so we can send you the test result with the compliance report. In the email there is a link for signing up for a Cookiebot account in case you would like to make use of the Cookiebot solution. However, there are no requirements to purchase or sign up for anything and no hidden charges.
Why does the test not take into consideration that I have manually classified the 'unclassified cookies' your scanner found?
The public compliance test you are using from the front page of our website, does not consider your actual configuration in Cookiebot. This is because we do not provide your settings to the public and therefore the compliance test scanner will not be informed that you have made these manual classifications.
If you have made the necessary changes in your Cookiebot configuration, those will apply to your website, no matter what the public test states.
Please also see Unclassified cookies - how do I classify them manually?