How to Add a Cookie Policy in Shopify?

This step-by-step guide will walk you through how you can create and add a personalized cookie policy for your Shopify store in minutes.

To begin with, sign up on WebsitePolicies or login if you already have an account.

Create a Cookie Policy For Your Shopify Store

Step 1: From your dashboard, click on the “Create new policy” button and choose “Cookie Policy.”

policy generator dashboard with create new policy button in green

Step 2: Start filling out the questionnaire and click “Next” to continue to the next set of questions to complete creating your cookie policy.

create cookie policy questionnaire with next button in green

Step 3: Once the cookie policy is generated, click on the “Add to my website” button. You may also customize the policy’s appearance and add custom clauses if you prefer before adding it to your site.

completed cookie policy with different options such as add to my website button in green, re-run questionnaire button, customize style button, custom clauses button and delete policy

Step 4: Choose from the available options to add the policy to your Shopify store.

four different options on how to add your privacy policy

Embed a Cookie Policy on Your Shopify Store

Step 1: Log in to your Shopify admin panel. Go to the “Online Store” section and select “Pages.” Click on the “Add page” button.

Shopify admin page with highlighted sections such as online store, pages and add page button in black

Step 2: In the “Title” field, enter “Cookie Policy.”

Shopify add page section with highlighted title box named cookie policy

Step 3: Retrieve your cookie policy and copy the code under “1. Embed policy on a page” by clicking “Copy to clipboard.”

embed policy on a page (recommended) option with codes and a copy to clipboard button in green

Step 4: Return to your Shopify store. While on the “Cookie Policy” page, toggle “Show HTML” then paste the code into the box. Save the changes.

cookie policy section with codes on the textbox and highlighted buttons such as show html and save

Link to a Cookie Policy From Your Shopify Store

Step 1: In your Shopify admin panel, go to the “Online Store” section. Select “Navigation,” then click on the “Footer menu.”

shopify admin page with highlighted sections such as online store, navigation and footer menu

Step 2: Once you’re on the “Footer menu”, click “Add menu item” then enter “Cookie Policy” in the “Name” field.

footer menu page with highlighted sections such as add menu item and a textbox named cookie policy

Step 3: Retrieve your cookie policy and copy the code under “3. Link to policy” by clicking “Copy to clipboard.”

link to policy option with codes and a copy to clipboard button in green

Step 4: Return to your Shopify store. Paste the code under the newly added “Cookie Policy” text box and click on the link that will appear. Click “Add” once done.

footer menu page with a code inside the highlighted textbox and an add button in black

Copy & Paste a Cookie Policy to Your Shopify Store

Step 1: In your Shopify admin panel, go to the “Online Store” section. Select “Pages,” then click “Add page.”

shopify admin page with highlighted sections such as online store, pages and add page button in black

Step 2: In the “Title” field, enter “Cookie Policy.”

shopify add page section with highlighted title box named cookie policy

Step 3: Retrieve your cookie policy and copy the code under “4. Copy & paste policy” by clicking “Copy to clipboard.” You can choose from either “HTML format” or “Plain text format.”

copy & paste policy option with codes and a copy to clipboard button in green

Step 4: Return to your Shopify store. On the “Cookie Policy” page, paste the copied policy text into the “Content” box. Use the editor tools to format the text if needed, then click “Save” once done.

cookie policy page with codes inside the textbox and a save button in white