2 days on from the beginning of the enforcement of the EU cookie law, and 4 days on from them being ‘watered down‘ (to include implied consent as a valid form of consent in some limited circumstances), how are some popular websites looking in terms of complying? (after all there is the small issue of a […]
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With just over a day to go until the ICO (the UK cookie police) begin to enforce the Cookie Directive, I remain confused, despite having carefully studied the initial guidelines and the updated version, as to whether our proposed solution of a warning triangle on every page of our site goes far enough or not. What about when you’re using banner ads, remarketing cookies, or share buttons?
What we do know though is that it is going further than many well-known brands, even if any lawyer would be likely to say that our solution does not go far enough…so what consent mechanisms are you adopting?
The entered a new period of farce last week. One day before we were all supposed to have our websites under control, the Information Commissioner’s Office has decided to give website owners 12 months to get their house in order and government minister Ed Vaizey has challenged some of the key guidance previously given out by […]
With just a day to go until the cookie law “enforcement day”, the new version of our cookie audit tool is now live. Please take it for a spin! The tool now: recognises more cookies automatically creates a custom “Cookie Information Page” for your site (see our one for an example) saves reports for future […]
(Update 27th May 2011 – The ICO are giving a 12 months grace period. Various comments seem to confirm the views I set out below – I’ll blog about it in due course) (Update 22 May 2012 – As the 12 month’s grace period comes to an end I am increasingly concerned that the view […]
Are you working to get your website compliant for the new ? Or just thinking about it? Find out what cookies your site is using The first step in achieving compliance with the new directive is to audit your cookies – find out what cookies you are using, and what they are doing. 5 mins […]