Firstly what are cookies?Wednesday, 8 August 12
Cookies is the term used to refer to information a website may store about you during your visit to that website.Wednesday, 8 August 12
Why do Websites track cookies?Wednesday, 8 August 12
There are a number of reasons - they can allow you to autofill username and password boxes on return visits or can track where you are clicking on the site for market research.Wednesday, 8 August 12
So whats changed In the law?Wednesday, 8 August 12
Websites must now inform visitors that they track cookies so if a visitor is not happy for that to happen they can leave the site.Wednesday, 8 August 12
Do I need to get consent from customers/visitors to my site?Wednesday, 8 August 12
No, despite the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) originally wanting websites to obtain consent, they have deemed that implied consent is satisfactoryWednesday, 8 August 12
How do I change my website to include the new information?Wednesday, 8 August 12
Unfortunately you will have to contact your web designer/developer and ask them to add a small pop up to each page covering the cookies information.Wednesday, 8 August 12
For more help on running an online business visit the Ecommerce section of Legal Centres website: http://www.legalcentre.co.uk/ecommerce/ Visit SiteWednesday, 8 August 12
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