Who needs a cookie consent banner? What are the requirements? How can you get a cookie consent banner for your website?
Is your use of Google Analytics GDPR compliant? Find out what Google has done to meet the requirements, and what YOU should do to ensure compliance.
The methods for tracking internet users and their digital habits are becoming ever more sophisticated. The purpose of website visitor tracking is for organizations, companies, websites etc. to gain insight into their users. This insight serves to optimise user-friendliness and user experience. It also serves statistical purposes, for customization, for commerce, and for profiling and targeted marketing.
HubSpot helps you manage your inbound marketing with a detailed insight into your existing and potential customers. This insight is brought about by means of tracking code embedded on your website and in your emails. How does this compute with EU legislations on data protection?
Cookies are small text files that are dropped on a user’s browser by a website when they visit the site. Many cookies, marketing cookies especially, notoriously track data about users, such as their IP addresses and their browsing activity. With the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), tracking cookies may only be set once the user has given their consent to it. Find out if your website sets cookies, and what you should do about it, in this article.
With the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation from May 2018, obtaining proper user consent before tracking any of their data is more important than ever. But what does it take for your consent management solution to be compliant with applicable legislations on data protection and privacy? What are the requirements, and how can you make sure that your management of consents is fully compliant?
What is the IAB Framework, and how does it meet the requirements of the GDPR? What should you do when it comes to consent management and cookie consent if you use the IAB Framework?
Is your website compliant with the laws concerning personal data and privacy? What about the cookies? How can you check your website, and how can you meet the requirements? What are the risks if you don’t comply?
Six months after the GDPR enforcement, various national data protection authorities and supervisory authorities as well as privacy activists and offended parties have taken action. Read about GDPR convictions, fines, investigations, complaints and warnings below. Find out what to be especially aware of and how to avoid trouble in our checklist at the end of the article.
Cookies are subject to the EU legislation on data protection and personal privacy, the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive, because they can be used to track personal data. Therefore, as a website owner, it is very important to check your cookies and make sure that the use of them is compliant and that you get proper consent for setting them. Learn how to do so, and get a general introduction to the different types of cookies on the internet.
If you think clearing your browser cookies is enough to prevent you from being monitored, think again. The tracking industry is always coming up with new methods, and now it’s even possible to recognise users via hidden ultrasound signals in ads and browser shadow data.
The Internet is flooded with free cookie scripts and plug-ins that claim to make your website compliant with the cookie law. Cookiebot is inexpensive, but not free - Here's the answer to why Cookiebot is a good investment anyway.
Cookiebot is marking a milestone of 5,000 websites and 100 million consents in connection with the launch of features that can help you comply with new data protection regulations in the EU.
Google now requires full cookie compliance of all ad partners and points at Cookiebot as a solution. Meanwhile, thousands of Italian websites has taken Cookiebot in use since June, when the authorities began to enforce the Cookie Law.