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Loosing Cookie opt-in after logout (Visitor vs. Client vs. User)

Hey @josh and all the team, thanks for pushing GDPR so much (make you stand out from other no-code tools) :+1:

However, I have a problem with losing the cookie opt-in after logout. I wonder that nobody else had this issue before (or did I overlook a forum post?) as this seams to be the standard GDPR procedure:

  1. Show new clients the GDPR popover with a checkbox to opt-in to cookies. We also have a second checkbox for accepting the terms of our application. I store it under Current User's accepted_terms=yes. I also have Country and Language selection which I store in the Current Users object.
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  2. Now the user explores the application and then signs up. This turns the anonymous user (“Visitor”) into a permanent database entry (“User”) as far as I understood the object/database handling. Everything fine.
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  3. Some users log out after visiting (not everyone wants to stay logged in everywhere forever or they switch the user account). When a user logs out, the Current User gets reset to an empty object and not back to the anonymous user object (“Visitor”).
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So I lose everything: Cookie opt-in, Terms agreement, Language, Country selection which is very stupid … I understand that you have to clear the object after logout, but all this info (especially country/language, but also cookie opt-in) is Visitor/Client-related and not User-related. The user wants to log-out, but he does not want to start from zero.

If the Current User object is not made for storing session data, where can I save things like Language selection permanently and log-in-independent? Do you see a workaround? Maybe I can disable the Cookie opt-in in the settings and handle it somehow my own to avoid complete deletion? Maybe there is an interface for Cookies or Localstorage?

Thanks for help! Kind regards, Florian

Hello! Would you mind submitting a bug report so that our team could look into this behavior? Thanks in advance!

Hey, did this get anywhere?

I have the same issue. It’s not a big deal for me but it’s just annoying that the user is asked to accept cookies again just after logging out!

Thanks,
Carlo

Hello,
any news on this?

@110p @eve