Online Privacy News and Views

Facebook Cookies Browser Settings and the CNIL

By: Richard Beaumont | Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | Tagged: Facebook, French Cookie Compliance, Cookie Law Enforcement | Leave Comment

France’s Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, has sent Facebook a formal notice that it is in breach of a number of provisions of French data protection law, and is facing significant fines if it does not make changes to its practice within three months. The ruling has a significant impact on the interpretation of cookie law provisions for browser settings.

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, which requires an opt-in model for consent.

French Authority CNIL Releases Cookie Compliance Guidance

By: Richard Beaumont | Monday, November 7, 2011 | Tagged: French Cookie Compliance | Leave Comment

France's data protection authority, CNIL has recently released guidance for complying with the French implementation of the cookie law.

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