EU / UK Cookie law for websites
If you own a website, you will need to make sure it complies with the law, and this usually means making some changes.
If you don’t comply you risk enforcement action from regulators, which in the UK means The Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO). In exceptional cases this can mean a fine.
Compliance with the cookie law comes down to three basic steps:
- Work out what cookies your site sets, and what they are used for, with a cookie audit
- Obtain their consent, such as by using plugins