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CM Download (CMDM) - Downloads - Asking for Email to Access a Download


Downloads - Asking for Email to Access a Download

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The CM Download Manager supports the option to ask users who are not logged in to provide an email address before they can download a file. 

If this feature is enabled, the visitor will have to input a name, last name and a valid email address. Once these fields are filled, the download button will be enabled.

Configuring the Download

The admin and download authors can choose to require the email for non-logged in users when they create a Download using the "New Download" form. 

Admin - Turning the Feature On

In the plugin setting under the Upload Page tab and the Features subsection, the admin can set this option as default:


Admin Email Notification Settings

Meanwhile, in the Logs section of the Download page tab under the plugin settings, the admin can set the email that will receive a notification email when a new user has specified his email address when downloading a file. If the user is logged in, their email will be automatically recorded from their user profile information.

Please read the page about privacy and GDPR in relations to logs: User Data Privacy and GDPR Compliance


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