Online Privacy News and Views
The UK’s most used cookie law compliance model is not compliant if Do Not Track requests are ignored by websites setting tracking cookies, according to the UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) case work team.
Last week the ICO gave us advance notice that they were going to change their website to an implied consent model of cookie law compliance.
The ICO released updated guidelines to websites looking to comply with the cookie law on Friday 25 May – the last working day of their one year grace period for enforcement.
It has been a busy last few weeks at Cooke Collective Central. With the imminent end of the ICO’s enforcement grace period, the online world has woken up to the requirements of the cookie law – and our phones have barely stopped ringing.
Since the latest guidance on complying with the cookie law in the UK was published by the ICO in December there has been a lot of talk about ‘implied consent’.