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Cookie Banner - Example 1
This banner is NOT Compliant. Because it does NOT give a user the “free choice” to Reject unnecessary cookies, which is a legal requirement under GDPR
Cookie Banner - Example 2
Here the users have NO choice, they are “forced“ to accept cookies. Rejecting may be possible, but it is hidden away under settings. This is neither easy nor transparent. This is unlawful and non Compliant with GDPR
Finally, here are some additional things that may not be obvious in the graphical examples, but are required for GDPR Cookie compliance.
- Prior Consent must be obtained before any Cookies are installed.
Under the law, there are several things to
consider to ensure that you are Cookie compliant:
GDPR - Article 12
GDPR Article. 12-Disclosure Information should be provided at the “first opportunity” to the user, explaining the purpose of the cookies & the rights of the user under GDPR.
This information should be in a form that is easy to understand and clear
“This information should be obvious, transparent & easy to understand. Plus you need to show a installed Cookies list - ideally in a Cookie Table” "
Cookie Law (GDPR & PECR) continued...
GDPR - Article 7
Art. 7- Consent Where consent is required for the use of personal data, it shall be informed and “freely” given through an affirmative action. This will require there to be a clear “choice” and it should be given upon arrival on the website.
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“IMPORTANT: They must legally have an opportunity to REJECT cookies” "
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Cookie Banner - Example 4
Yes! Here the user has the choice to either Accept OR Reject. Even better, they also have the ability to choose which Cookies under their preference settings. However choosing the individual preferences above is not as “transparent” as they could be under GDPR.
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