UK regulator fires warning shot on cookie compliance

Letter sent to 53 major sites

John Leonard
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UK regulator fires warning shot on cookie consent
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UK regulator fires warning shot on cookie consent

Data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ordered organisations failing to comply with cookie rules to clean up their act or face enforcement action.

The ICO assessed the top 100 UK sites and found that 53 appeared to be non-compliant with the cookie rules set out in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and the UK GDPR. I...

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