Consent Mode Step 1: Enable Shopify Source & Configure Pre-Built Tag

In order to setup Consent Mode, we'll need to start by enabling Consent Mode in our Shopify source and then configuring the pre-built consent tag.


Cookies are unquestionably the past, the present, and the future of online data privacy.

Elevar's Consent Mode in compatible with CookieBot, OneTrust, Pandectes, and Consentmo. This setup allows you to add your Consent Banner onto your website + provides a building block for your server-side tracking to listen for a shopper's consent. After importing them, you'll be able to customize your consent rules per marketing destination


Warning: Do not use OneTrust's auto-blocking with Elevar's Consent Mode. If you enable auto-blocking, Google Tag Manager will be blocked from loading unless a shopper has accepted all cookies. Therefore any logic you setup with Elevar's Consent Mode will not work if the shopper accepts some cookies or no cookies.


You'll need to install the Shopify source within the Elevar App to use the consent mode feature.

If you haven't installed our Shopify source yet, follow this guides: How to Implement the Shopify Source on Your Shopify Store

If you haven't already signed up for a consent provider please do so now:

Enable Consent Mode in the Shopify Source

Step 1: Navigate to My Tracking > Select Shopify Source

Step 2: Enable Consent Mode

Navigate to Consent Mode and select Yes to enable Consent Mode.


Consent Mode can block all data from being sent to your marketing destinations if set up incorrectly.

This setup requires advanced knowledge of Google Tag Manager consent and how your CMP integrations with your website.

If you accept the risk, you can proceed by clicking the I accept the risk button, if you are not advanced we are happy to help with our Done-For-You Consent Install and take the stress out of understanding GTM consent off you. If this is you, click the Purchase our Done-For-You Consent Install link and let us take the lead.

Once accepted follow the guides linked below or in app for your specific consent integration.

Follow the guides specific to your consent Integration

Once you've completed any steps specific to your consent provider, select Mark as Complete

Step 3: Select Fallback Consent Options

When no consent is provided you may wish to provide default consent selections for your server-side events to fallback on. If no selections are made here, server-side events will be ignored when no consent is provider. If selections are made here, we will assume that the selected options have been provided when consent has been captured.


Legal requirements will vary by regions and if you have opt-in or opt-out requirements. Elevar does not offer legal advice regarding GDPR or any consent compliance. Please consult your legal team if unsure if you should make fallback selections

Next Up: Assign Consent Requirements for your Browser Tags


Do not skip this step - your Web Tags won't adhere to your consent rules without this.

Please follow step 2 in our setup guide:

Assign Consent Requirements for Browser Tags