French DPA Issues New Cookie Compliance FAQs

By: Richard Beaumont | Wednesday, January 8, 2014 | Tagged: Cookie Law, CNIL, French Cookie Compliance | 1 Comment

The French Data Protection Authority the CNIL has recently issued guidance and FAQs for website operators on how to comply with the French implementation of the cookie law. Details can be found here: http://www.cnil.fr/vos-obligations/sites-web-cookies-et-autres-traceurs/

These are only available in French but basic summary of the requirements are:

All of which means that in effect, French websites should be operating on an opt-in model and therefore need a product like Optanon to be fully compliant with these guidelines.

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