The Cookie Collective was formed in 2011 in response to the
market demand for new services and expertise to help businesses
understand and comply with the new EU privacy legislation that has
since become known as The Cookie Law.
We we were the first people to start talking about the
forthcoming Cookie Crunch (our Twitter handle is still @TheCookieCrunch)
- a term that was later picked up and used by the BBC, The Guardian and others in the UK and
The Cookie Collective is a subsidiary of Governor Technology, a
leading London-based web-development company. We currently provide
commercial cookie law compliance services and tools under the Optanon brand
name. We also provide free information about all things to do
with cookies via the Cookiepedia website.
We believe online privacy is going to become an ever more
important part of the web's ecosystem. There is already an
inherent tension between the rights of consumers, and the
commercial interests of businesses which invest billions in
creating the services we have all come to rely upon.
Potential new regulations are currently being discussed in both
the USA an EU that could re-shape not just online privacy, but the
whole web experience, for many years to come. If only some of
these regulations come into being, the impact will be
We intend to continue to invest in new products and services, as
well as enhancing our existing offerings, so that we can help
clients prepare for this future.
We believe privacy is important. It is just as important
to businesses as the customers they serve. A business that
respects the privacy rights and preferences of its customers wins
their trust. This trust is vital to the future of the
web. Without it businesses cannot develop sustainable growth,
and consumers won't get the products and services they want.
Our commitment for 2013 is to continue to help our customers to
build that trust. If you'd like to talk to us about how we
can help you, please get in touch.
The Cookie Collective is a Limited Liability Partnership.
Registered in England, under company no. OC366296
Cookie Collective LLP
1 St Andrews Hill