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Everything you need to know about China’s Personal Information Protection Law

We look at data privacy in China with the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), the obligations it imposes on businesses operating within and…

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Understanding Spanish Cookie Laws: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Spanish cookie laws: A comprehensive guide

The Spanish data protection authority (AEPD) updated its guidelines on the use of cookies in Spain, requiring compliance from January 2024. We take a look at Spanish cookie laws to learn…

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Understanding Danish DPA cookie consent guidelines

If you offer goods and services to Danish users or track their website activity using cookies, you need their explicit consent to do so. But what does explicit consent mean, and how…

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Why a Google-certified Consent Management Platform (CMP) is crucial for digital advertising

As Google mandates the use of a certified Consent Management Platform for businesses serving ads in the EU,…

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Cookiebot CMP supports Google Consent Mode V2

As Google Consent Mode-certified Consent Management Platforms (CMP) partner, Cookiebot CMP now supports Google Consent Mode v2 signaling so our customers using Google products experience a seamless integration with…

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How do you make your WordPress website DMA-compliant? Learn about the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the new requirements for business websites in the EU

How to make your WordPress website ready for the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and Google Consent Mode v2

Do you have a WordPress website, but aren't sure if you're compliant with the latest privacy regulations or…

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How to make your Drupal website ready to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA)

How to make your Drupal website ready to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA)

Do you have a Drupal website and aren't sure if you're compliant with the latest privacy regulations? Are you thinking about using Drupal CMS…

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Unpacking the Digital Markets Act (DMA): How gatekeepers influence digital advertising services

The Digital Markets Act (DMA) is shaking up the online advertising world, imposing new rules on tech…

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How to make your Dorik website ready to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA)

How to make your Dorik website ready to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA)

Have a Dorik website and not sure what to do to comply with evolving data protection regulations? Or maybe you’re considering Dorik CMS for your…

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Digital Markets Act (DMA) compliance: what you need to know

Digital Markets Act (DMA) compliance: what you need to know

The European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) brings new requirements to digital companies and strengthens users’ rights. Get the information you need to be DMA-compliant.

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Digital Markets Act (DMA) for startups and SMEs: Opportunities and challenges ahead

What are the pros and cons of the Digital Markets Act (DMA) for startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)? In this article, we explore…

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Tennessee Information Protection Act (TIPA) – a comprehensive guide

The Tennessee Information Protection Act became the eighth data privacy law enacted at the state level in the United States. It was signed into law…

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Iowa Consumer Data Protection Act (ICDPA) – everything you should know

Similar to Utah's privacy law, the Iowa Consumer Data Protection Act is recognized as one of the more "business-friendly" data privacy laws…

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Digital Markets Act glossary: Legal definitions and DMA terms every business should know

In this comprehensive glossary, we’ll explore the DMA terms and provide clear explanations to help you…

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DMA: The European Digital Markets Act explained

The Digital Markets Act (DMA) in the European Union came into effect in November 2022, nominating influential “gatekeepers”. We look at the impact of the DMA privacy law on user privacy…

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Montana Consumer Data Privacy Act (MTCDPA): A comprehensive guide

The Montana Consumer Data Privacy Act was signed into law on the same day as Tennessee’s. It is the United States’ ninth state-level data privacy law.

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PDPL: Saudi Arabia’s Personal Data Protection Law

Saudi Arabia's Personal Data Protection Law was implemented in March 2022, with enforcement set to commence a year later. This regulation shares many similarities with the GDPR…

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Case Study: Up Blue achieves sky high consent rates for clients with Cookiebot CMP

Internet marketing specialists Up Blue are committed to the best tools, best practices, and ensuring their clients…

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Important privacy compliance rules for WordPress cookie banners

Is your WordPress cookie banner GDPR-compliant?

Wondering if your cookie banner is GDPR compliant? In this article, we've put together the most important privacy compliance rules for WordPress cookie banners. Learn how to determine if your WordPress cookie banner is…

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Common PII Questions

Personal information is what data privacy laws around the world are all about. They are concerned with defining it, how it’s used, and how it’s kept secure and confidential. There are some differences among the world’s data privacy laws, but overall…

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FADP – Switzerland’s Federal Act on Data Protection

In this article, learn more about how to make your use of cookies compliant with the Swiss Data Protection Act (FADP) and the EU’s GDPR with…

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Personal Data Breaches: What they are and how to prevent them

Personal data breaches can happen to organizations of any size and cause damage ranging from financial losses and other penalties to loss of reputation and customer trust.

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Case Study: SoBold’s success with the Cookiebot™ WordPress Plugin

Discover how SoBold leveraged the Cookiebot WordPress Plugin to offer innovative GDPR compliance solutions to their clients.

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News from the IAB: Major changes in the new TCF v2.2

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) has recently unveiled TCF v2.2, introducing significant modifications that will have a profound impact on the dynamics of online advertising for…

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5 best GDPR WordPress plugins to use in 2023

Are you looking for the best WordPress plugins for privacy compliance? Our list of the 5 best GDPR WordPress plugins of 2023 will help you achieve compliance with the GDPR regulation and legally collect user consent. From…

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The Colorado Privacy Act (CPA)

The Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) is a state-wide law that empower users in the centennial state with key data privacy rights. Businesses who deliver services to Colorado users must rethink their data strategies to…

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What is server-side tagging?

What is server-side tagging?

Learn what server-side tagging is, how it works, and why it may be a key tool for future-proofing your company’s data strategy and developing a consent-centric digital ecosystem.

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Apps GDPR Compliance Report

A special report by Usercentrics uncovers pervasive privacy noncompliance across the mobile application market in the European Union. It shows how apps are in limbo, while websites and web-based ecommerce…

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Usercentrics leadership changes

Munich, 06.10.2022 – Usercentrics, leading provider of consent management solutions, today announced leadership changes to accelerate the company’s innovation in consent management and data privacy. Since the…

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Certified Partner of Google Consent Mode

Google has announced that Cookiebot consent management platform (CMP) is officially a certified partner of Google Consent Mode! Cookiebot CMP has worked seamlessly with Google Consent Mode since its launch in 2020,…

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Google Consent Mode and Cookiebot CMP

Google Consent Mode and Cookiebot CMP

Google Consent Mode is a way for your website to measure conversions and get analytics insights while being fully GDPR compliant when using services like Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager (GTM) and Google Ads. Google…

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Cookie banner: legal requirement or best practice?

Think back to the last time you visited a new website. Do you remember seeing a popup message about the site’s use of cookies? That's a cookie banner.

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Cookiebot CMP statement on preliminary ruling from Wiesbaden

The Wiesbaden preliminary ruling has been overturned. Following the preliminary ruling of the Wiesbaden Administrative Court of December 1, 2021, the appeals court Hessischer…

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Cookiebot CMP uncovers pharmacy GDPR violations

89% of the 150 most popular pharmacy webshops in the EU fail GDPR compliance by allowing sensitive personal data to be tracked by third parties without end-user consent, when customers browse and buy…

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Usercentrics and Cookiebot join forces

The two European companies align to scale data consent management globally, addressing consumers’ demand for greater insight and control into how companies track and use their personal information.

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EU Cookie Law

We live in changing times, when it comes to the Internet. These are times of conflict and unpleasant truths about privacy and democracy. The bright-eyed optimism of the late 90s tech boom has dispersed into alert disbelief at the misuse of private…

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Cookiebot CMP Privacy Trigger | Faster and easier cookie consent for your website

Cookiebot consent management platform (CMP) comes with a Privacy Trigger for your website that makes the end-user consent interaction faster and more…

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What are tracking cookies and how do they work?

Does your website use cookies? The answer is probably yes. Learn more about how to find and control the tracking cookies on your website using Cookiebot CMP to enable compliance…

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Cookie Consent

Cookie consent is crucial to get right on your website – strict data laws apply to the use of website cookies and consumer demand for online privacy is increasing. Building trust with your website’s visitors is crucial for brand reputation. Cookiebot consent…

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Third-party cookies phase out

Ebiquity and Cookiebot consent management platform (CMP) jointly analyzed the state of third-party marketing cookies (3PMCs) on large ad-funded domains to see what difficulties face media advertisers…

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GDPR compliance software

The GDPR is literally changing the make-up of the commercial Internet. In this article, we look at GDPR software solutions – comparing different GDPR compliance software and holding them up against the self-defense technologies that…

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CookieInfo and Cookiebot CMP

As a partner of Cookiebot consent management platform (CMP), CookieInfo – a scale-up located in the Netherlands – provides clients with highly customizable cookie banners designed to fit each specific website…

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EU ePrivacy Directive

The EU’s ePrivacy Regulation to repeal and replace the 2002 ePrivacy Directive has been a long time coming. Originally scheduled to be finalized on the GDPR’s enforcement date in May 2018, it instead dragged on for years. On February 10, 2021, a…

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A website cookie policy is at the heart of compliance with most major data privacy laws

How to create an effective cookie policy for your website

Information and choice about data privacy are among the fastest growing consumer demands. Consumers want transparency into and control of how their data is handled when visiting…

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Hong Kong PDPO

Hong Kong’s Personal Data Privacy Ordinance was enacted in 1996 and amended in 2012. As is the case with many other data privacy laws, it prescribes measures for how to handle individuals’ personal data safely, thus protecting their privacy rights.

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Hinto Cookie Compliance

As a partner of Cookiebot consent management platform (CMP), Hinto – a leading software integrator and designer of open-source applications – provides a bullet-proof cookie scanning technology and compliance solution as the engine of their Hinto…

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US Data Privacy Laws

A data privacy wave is making its way across the US, washing over state legislatures and challenging the adtech industry’s mass-collection of personal data for profit. In the absence of a federal law, a state-by-state patchwork of data…

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Kenya Data Protection Act

Kenya’s Data Protection Act came into effect on November 25, 2019, and is now the primary law on data protection in the country. It gives effect to article 31 in the constitution of Kenya that stipulates privacy as a…

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APPI Japan

Japan’s wide-ranging Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) was passed in 2003 and amended in 2015 and again in 2020. Not unlike many other data privacy laws, its purpose is to protect an individual’s rights and interests…

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Shopify Cookie Consent

There is no two ways around it: cookies are the past, the present and the future of online data privacy. The first thing we are faced with when visiting a website is the cookie banner, suggesting cookies are used. Some people hardly notice it any…

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PIPA – South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Act

South Korea’s wide-ranging Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) was passed on September 30, 2011, making the country one the world’s strictest…

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Canada’s PIPEDA

Canada’s PIPEDA is a federal data privacy law governing the gathering, use and disclosure of personal information for commercial use in the country. PIPEDA compliance requires you to obtain meaningful consent from users in order to collect and use…

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Is Google Analytics 4 GDPR compliant?

Is Google Analytics 4 GDPR compliant?

Find out if Google Analytics 4 is GDPR compliant and what steps you can take to ensure that your website analytics are in line with data protection regulations.

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PDPA Thailand

Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) regulates the processing of personal data for commercial use. It applies to any company, organization or website located inside Thailand and for businesses with users in Thailand. The PDPA Thailand…

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UK GDPR after Brexit

The United Kingdom left the EU on January 1, 2021. When the UK was still a part of the European Union, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applied domestically. However, since the country has left the bloc, how the…

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New Zealand’s Privacy Act 2020 and the NZ Privacy Principles

New Zealand’s Privacy Act 2020

New Zealand’s Privacy Act 2020 and the NZ Privacy Principles require you to inform users located inside New Zealand about your website’s use of cookies and trackers, as well as how you are processing their personal…

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Data Protection Act Malaysia (PDPA)

Malaysia’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) regulates the processing of personal data for commercial use inside the country. It applies to any website, company or organization located inside Malaysia. Malaysia’s…

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No more cookies? Google ending third-party cookies in Chrome

Google is ending third-party cookies for all Chrome users in 2024, but advertisers and publishers will still need to obtain consent to process user data. Learn how to prepare for the end…

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PDPA – Personal Data Protection Act Singapore

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) took effect in 2014 but was amended in October 2020 to include, among other additions, changes to its consent framework. In this…

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What is website tracking and can it align with data privacy laws?

Website tracking offers valuable insights, but it raises concerns about user privacy and regulatory requirements. We explore how websites can implement tracking effectively…

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California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) is a state-wide data privacy bill passed into law in the General Election 2020 – breaking new waves in the Pacific frontier of US data protection. The California Privacy…

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Website analytics compliance

You need your website to be in compliance with the EU’s GDPR, but you’re afraid that this will result in a loss of website analytics on user behavior on your domain. You’re in a dilemma – how can you be compliant…

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EDPB Guidelines and Cookie Walls

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has adopted guidelines for GDPR compliance, clarifying what constitutes valid consent on websites and ruling the use of “cookie walls” illegal. EDPB is the highest…

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Schrems II and the Privacy Shield

In July 2020, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) struck down the Privacy Shield that secured unrestricted EU-US data flow. On June 4, 2021, the European Commission adopted two sets of standard contractual clauses (SCCs)…

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Google Consent Mode

Google Consent Mode is a ground-breaking new feature that makes consent the defining condition for how Google Analytics and Google Ads run. Cookiebot CMP is ready and fully integrated.

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POPIA – South Africa Data Protection

South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) took effect on July 1, 2020 and enforcement began on July 1, 2021. In this blogpost, we break down South Africa’s POPIA – its key terms, rights, requirements and…

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GDPR Cookie Consent

Your website is required under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to let users from inside Europe control the activation of cookies and trackers that collect their personal data. This is the crux of GDPR cookie compliance – and the…

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CCPA Privacy Policy

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) carves out specific requirements for how businesses around the world are allowed to handle the personal information of California residents. Some of these requirements have to do specifically with a website’s privacy…

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Australia Privacy Policy and Cookies

Australia’s Privacy Act and its Australian Privacy Principles (APP) require a website to have an updated privacy policy (known as APP privacy policy) that informs users of how it collects and handles personal…

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

On August 14, 2020, the final CCPA regulations were approved and took effect immediately. This means that enforcement of the CCPA can now go ahead with the Attorney General’s Office as the lead supervisor. In…

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CCPA – California Consumer Privacy Act

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect on January 1, 2020. It empowers California residents with new rights over the data they generate every day, and forces companies who do business in the state to play by new…

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Automatic Cookie Consent

We have dramatically simplified the implementation of ‘prior consent’ on your website, so that the blocking of trackers right from the moment that the user lands on your website now has become automatic. This is a ground-breaking and unique improvement…

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Planet49 and EU GDPR

On October 1, 2019, the highest legal entity of the EU, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), ruled in the case of Planet49 that the only form of valid consent for processing user data in the EU is explicit consent, i.e. consent that is actively…

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

California was one of the first states in the US to enshrine privacy as an “inalienable right” of all people, when it amended its constitution in 1972. On January 1, 2020, California became the first state to enact a data…

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CCPA and Cookies

Cookies are mentioned only once in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), along with beacons, pixel tags, mobile ad identifiers and similar technology. But don’t be fooled – cookies are very important for CCPA compliance, since they are…

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EDPB and Cookie Walls

A cookie wall is a way for websites to deny users access if they don’t consent to all cookies and trackers present on that website. However, the European Data Protection Board’s (EDPB) Guidelines on consent from May 2020 rule out cookie walls as a valid…

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GDPR after Brexit

Brexit happened. The United Kingdom left the European Union on January 1, 2021. Post Brexit, the GDPR will come to mean several things in the UK, as new domestic data laws will take effect. In this blogpost, we give you an overview of what is changing…

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Google Analytics and CCPA

Google Analytics is the most widely used analytics tool, implemented on close to thirty million websites worldwide. Chances are you already use it. But is Google Analytics compliant with the California Consumer Privacy…

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CCPA vs GDPR

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are two major data protection laws. But what are the differences between the CCPA and GDPR? How do they overlap? And how do you make your website compliant with both?

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CCPA for Personal Information

In this blogpost, we dive into the specifics of the CCPA’s personal information provision. What’s the exact definition? What are some concrete examples of CCPA’s personal information? And what does the CCPA…

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GDPR USA

In this blogpost, we look at how the GDPR affects the USA and how US websites can enable compliance with the EU data law through consent management platforms like Cookiebot CMP. We also take a critical look at the tech industry’s narrative of…

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CCPA Rights

On January 1, 2020, California residents woke up empowered with the new CCPA rights that bring them ownership and control over their personal information, including much of the data they generate every day online. We look at what the CCPA…

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Nevada Privacy Law: Consumer Rights and Compliance

Consumer rights and compliance under Nevada privacy law

Nevada was one of the first states to enact privacy laws, though limited in scope, and to enable its residents to opt out of having their data sold. We look at the Nevada data privacy laws,…

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Consent Management Platform – CMP

A consent management platform (CMP) is a solution for websites to protect the data privacy of their users and be compliant with world’s major data privacy laws – the EU’s GDPR, UK-GDPR, California’s CCPA/CPRA and more.

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UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA)

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA ACT) is a domestic law governing the use of personal data and the flow of information in the United Kingdom. The UK is no longer part of the EU and a new and amended Data…

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IAB Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF v2.2)

The IAB's Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF) v2.2 brings important changes to the digital advertising industry. The aim is to align the framework more closely with the…

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IAB CCPA Compliance Framework

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect on January 1, 2020. Compliance with the new California privacy law means that businesses must implement new procedures for how they collect and sell personal information.

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What is Google Tag Manager, and how does it work with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and cookie consent?

What is Google Tag Manager, and how does it work with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and cookie consent?

With Cookiebot CMP, you can easily make your use of Google Tag Manager…

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Cookie Notice

What is a cookie notice and why do you need one?

Transparency about data use builds trust between a website’s operator and its users, between the people and “the Internet”. The intersection of this manifests with the cookie notice, cookie banner, or cookie…

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CCPA Compliance – California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act took effect on January 1, 2020. It makes California the frontier of data privacy law in the United States. The CCPA empowers California residents…

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EU GDPR and Privacy Laws

The EU privacy laws consist of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Electronic Privacy Directive (ePD), also known as the ePrivacy Directive or simply the “EU cookie law”. They control the flow of data on the EU continent and form the…

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UK GDPR law after Brexit

The UK left the EU on December 31, 2021. After Brexit, the UK is no longer regulated domestically by the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which governs processing of personal data from inviduals inside the EU. Instead,…

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NOYB cookie banner complaints

On May 31 2021, privacy group NOYB led by Max Schrems filed over 500 draft complaints to websites in the EU for using unlawful cookie banners. Using a new tool that can determine the GDPR compliance of a…

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The 10 Best WordPress cookie consent plugins compared

WordPress is a hugely popular website management tool. You might yourself use WordPress as a tool for your website. But is your WordPress website compliant with the GDPR/ePR and CCPA?

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Cookie Consent Solution

A sense of dizziness might occur when the dimensions of online privacy issues are reflected on. It’s understandable to feel both disoriented and defenseless. A cookie solution is a vital, local tool to take back control of our online…

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Cookie Control

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…

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Why choose Cookiebot CMP?

Why choose Cookiebot CMP?

Cookiebot CMP launched out of Denmark in 2012 on a mission to protect privacy and make the Internet a safe and respectful environment based on transparency and consent. Today, Cookiebot CMP is the world’s leading…

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Privacy Policy Generator

The privacy policy is one of the most essential legal requirements for websites. Even if you just have a small business or a blog with no income at all, you might be surprised to discover that you still need a privacy policy.

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Hubspot GDPR and CCPA Compliance

HubSpot helps you manage your inbound marketing with a detailed insight into your existing and potential customers. With the Cookiebot CMP App in HubSpot, your website can become GDPR and CCPA compliant.

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Consent management

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…

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GDPR Compliance Checklist

In this article, we’ll map out the topic of GDPR compliance, provide you with several GDPR checklists, discuss the requirements for GDPR cookie compliance and enlighten you on your legal and ethical responsibilities as…

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GDPR fines and warnings

ONE YEAR has passed since the European GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect on May 25, 2018. A helicopter view of the situation a year later reveals both challenges and promises to its enforcement and effects. Here is a…

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Cookiebot GDPR compliance report

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…

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Cookie policy texts

Your website uses cookies and other tracking technologies. This is no secret; pretty much all websites do. But how you choose to communicate this fact to your users makes a world of difference.

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Cookie Scanner

The Internet has more dimensions than you can see. Even your own website has dimensions that are not immediately visible to you, and in these secret grey spaces hide trackers and intruders that see everything and remember all. Here, no privacy…

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Cookie Scripts

If you are not a developer, as I am not, the best way to understand this tech world is sometimes through metaphors. They risk simplifying things, sure, but they also lend us perspective on the rampant surveillance capitalism of the ad tech…

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Cookie disclaimers vs. cookie consent

Cookie disclaimers and cookie banners are not the same thing. Sure, you could use the words interchangeably, but there’s a big difference between the two when it comes to compliancy with the existing European data…

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Google sets industry standard on cookie consent

Google now requires full cookie compliance of all ad partners and points at Cookiebot CMP as a solution. Meanwhile, thousands of Italian websites has taken Cookiebot CMP in…

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Cookie Control

Efforts to regulate online surveillance and protect digital privacy has crystalized in the EU as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in the US as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). In this blogpost, we look at…

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