Managing the privacy alert banner and statement

If you would like to alert your users to how their information is used. You can enable a privacy alert banner that will display on a schedule's public calendar page and on any calendar widgets that have been embedded. 

The default language for this dismissible banner alerts visitors that cookies are used and their IP address is stored. The banner also links to a longer privacy statement (that is also customizable) that details cookies and how Springshare uses that information to collect statistics. 


To manage the Privacy Settings:

  1. Go to Admin > System Settings.
  2. Click on the Privacy Settings tab. From here admins can manage settings relating to the privacy notification that shows on public pages.
  3. In the Privacy Notification panel you can:
    1. Enable or disable the banner from displaying with the Display Privacy Notification on public pages field.
    2. Toggle the position of the banner -- Top or Bottom of the page -- with the Privacy Notification position.
  4. Customize the text that appears in the banner when the notification is enabled in the Customize Banner Text panel. 
    1. Click Save after any changes have been made to the text.
    2. Click Restore Default Template if you would like to revert back to the default text for the banner.
  5. Customize the text that appears when a patron clicks the link to "Read More" on the banner, in the Customize Privacy Statement panel.
    1. Click Save after any changes have been made to the text.
    2. Click Restore Default Template if you would like to revert back to the default text for the privacy statement.

mananging the privacy settings, part 1

mananging the privacy settings, part 2


Public view of the privacy alert banner and statement

Privacy alert banner example:

privacy alert banner example

Note: The banner can be dismissed by clicking the OK button.

Privacy statement example:

privacy statement example

Note: The full privacy statement can be accessed by clicking the Read More link.

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