The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) strengthens and unifies data protection for all EU citizens.
Non-compliant organizations risk fines of up to €20 million, or 4% of the organization’s global yearly turnover, whichever is higher.
When EU citizens visit their governments online, or when they access public health service resources about sensitive issues such as pregnancy, sexual health, cancer or mental illness, more than 100 commercial companies are systemically and invisibly tracking them. Once collected, this data can be resold via data brokers to organizations both in- and outside the advertising industry.
The United Kingdom is protected by several data privacy laws that dictate how UK companies and websites are able to handle user data and personal information. One of them, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, the UK is leaving the EU. What does this mean for UK data laws? What does it mean for UK websites and their requirements to obtain prior consent before processing or collecting user data?
Who needs a cookie consent banner? What are the requirements? How can you get a proper cookie warning for your website?