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Jun 01

EU Cookie Law

New EU cookie law (e-Privacy Directive)

The Information Commissioner’s Office has released this guide to the new EU cookie law.

Cookie Law Explained

On May 26th 2011 a new EU originated law came into effect that requires website owners to make significant changes to their sites and may fundamentally change the whole web browsing and shopping experience for everybody.This Cookie Law is amended privacy legislation that requires websites to obtain informed consent from visitors before they can store or retrieve any information on a computer or any other web connected device.

Cookie Compliance

Cookies are used by almost all websites, for a variety of purposes:- Analysis of visitor behaviour (known as ‘analytics’)
– To personalise pages and remember visitor preferences.
– To manage shopping carts in online stores
– To track people across websites and deliver targeted advertising

OurPractice Cookies

Ourpractice is observing the requirements of the EU cookie law and has implemented a mechanism to enable your website to comply with UK and EU law on cookies.

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