What legal requirements do I have to follow regarding cookies in the UK?
The Cookie Law is a piece of privacy legislation that requires websites to get consent from visitors to store or retrieve any information on a computer, smartphone or tablet.
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.
Cookies are small files that are sent to your browser and stored on your device. They can be used by websites to store information about how you use the site, and they can also be used to track your internet browsing activity.
The privacy implications of the EU Cookie law.
EU cookie law is a law that requires websites to get consent from their users before storing certain types of data.
The EU cookie law does not apply to every website in Europe, only those who are based in the European Union or offer goods or services there.
Go to this link read more on how to comply with the registration at the ICO website
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