Those cookies are now subject to laws that require you to
disclose, and get consent for,
their continued use.
A cookie audit provides you with vital information about how
many cookies your website is setting on visitor's browsers and what
they do. It is an essential first step in making your website
compliant with online privacy regulations.
If you haven't taken that step, you cannot inform site visitors
or obtain their consent for cookies and other tracking
technologies. WIthout this, your website is breaking laws
design to protect all UK and EU citizens, and you are risking
enforcement action by regulators.
This could include fines of up to half a million
pounds for the most serious infringements of the law.
But even if you don't get fined, you risk enforcement action
from the regulators, and loss of trust from your visitors.
The free Optanon Cookie
Auditor is an extension for Google's Chrome browser
which tells you what cookies are being set by your site. It
helps you prepare for and maintain compliance with online privacy
regulations and cookie laws .
Key benefits of the Optanon Cookie
- Audit as you browse. Simply install and crawl
your site to accurately capture all the cookies your site might set
on users' machines.
- Continual cookie detection. The
Optanon Auditor captures new cookies whenever you
browse, vital for maintaining compliance over time.
- Supports team collaboration. Install the
auditor on several machines and the data on your site is collated
in our database, reducing individual effort. You can buy a
report for a one off fee, or get the data for free as part an
Optanon Compliance licence.
- Integration with the Optanon Privacy
Compliance service. The data captured by the
Cookie Auditor can easily be turned into a disclosure and
compliance notice on any website.
The Optanon Cookie Auditor enables you to
discover what cookies your site is using completely free of
However, if you have lots of sites, or lots of cookies on
your site that you don't recognise, then we have additional
services to help you:
Purchase an Audit Data Report
For a one off fee, we can send you additional information
about your site's cookies that can help you figure out what they
Your report will tell you what third party domains are
collecting information about your visitors; what pages your cookies
were found on; what data they contain; and more. Purchase your Report
Full Service Audit and Analysis
If you don't have the resources, time or expertise to
carry out your own audit, our team can provide a fully professional
- Scan your site to capture your cookies
- Provide you with an analysis of what those cookies are for,
including what third party companies they send data back to.
- Categorise the cookies to give your visitors clear information
about their purpose and use.
- Provide all this information in a comprehensive report.
For more information, get in touch today.