Online Privacy News and Views
Are you one of those people that ticked the cookie law box ages ago and not thought about it since? Well the game has changed and now is the time to re-visit your position. The ePrivacy Directive which gave us the cookie law is currently undergoing a revision, but the real issue now is the EU GDPR.
New features have been released to support a model for path based consent within a domain. Read on to find out more.
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.
The recent cookie sweep conducted by French regulator the CNIL has caused an upsurge in interest and articles about complying with the EU cookie laws. We decided it was time to do produce some more substantial updated guidance.
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 Article 29 Working Party (WP29) - an EU advisory body made up of the different national data protection regulators, has published an important new opinion this week on the definition of personal data - which could just reaslise the worst fears of the online advertising world.
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.