Online Privacy News and Views

Ignoring Do Not Track Risks Cookie Law Compliance

By: Richard Beaumont | Thursday, December 4, 2014 | Tagged: Do Not Track, Cookie Law, ICO, Implied Consent | Leave Comment

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.

ICO Website Creates New Implied Consent Reference Model

By: Richard Beaumont | Friday, February 1, 2013 | Tagged: ICO, Implied Consent | 3 Comments

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.

New ICO Guidance Increases Support for Implied Consent

By: Richard Beaumont | Saturday, May 26, 2012 | Tagged: ICO, Implied Consent | 1 Comment

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.

Optanon Implied Consent Released

By: Richard Beaumont | Thursday, May 24, 2012 | Tagged: Implied Consent, Optanon | Leave Comment

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.

Implied Consent is Bad for Visitors

By: Richard Beaumont | Monday, January 30, 2012 | Tagged: Implied Consent | 1 Comment

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'.

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