Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications

Bug #1258130 reported by Gregor Anželj on 2013-12-05
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Gregor Anželj

Bug Description

European Mahara sites must comply with EU "Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications" a.k.a. The EU Cookie Law.

We should implement this for Mahara by using/integrating open source solution Cookie Consent (

Changed in mahara:
assignee: nobody → Gregor Anželj (gregor-anzelj)
Changed in mahara:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Robert Lyon (robertl-9) wrote :

Here is an example of how to test by setting the additionalhtmlhead to add code that sets cookies:

$cfg->additionalhtmlhead = '<script type="text/plain" class="cc-onconsent-social">
                            $j(function() {
                                document.cookie = "cookiesocial=testing; path=/";
                            <script type="text/plain" class="cc-onconsent-analytics">
                            $j(function() {
                                document.cookie = "cookieanalytics=testing; path=/";
                            <script type="text/plain" class="cc-onconsent-advertising">
                            $j(function() {
                                document.cookie = "cookieadvertising=testing; path=/";

Submitter: Robert Lyon (<email address hidden>)
Branch: master

commit f00c7778ace9d1638103c76c2faaddd4ae6fb8ac
Author: Gregor Anzelj <email address hidden>
Date: Mon Dec 9 12:29:09 2013 +0100

Integration of Cookie Consent solution (Bug #1258130)

Change-Id: I4bd3680e9866a3371b46de807e34712fa1029472
Signed-off-by: Gregor Anzelj <email address hidden>

Robert Lyon (robertl-9) on 2013-12-16
Changed in mahara:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
tags: added: nominatedfeature
Changed in mahara:
milestone: none → 1.9.0
Aaron Wells (u-aaronw) on 2014-01-10
tags: added: cookieconsent
Robert Lyon (robertl-9) on 2014-04-22
Changed in mahara:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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