UK Cookie compliance check list by Mind Your Privacy

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Article 6 of the UK’s Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations of 2003 makes it compulsory to comply with 2 essential requirements in order to install cookies on user ́s devices:
1) Clear and comprenhensive info about the purpose of cookie storage on the device;
2) Consent must be given by the user.
Are you ready to risk 2% of your companies’ global turnover?
Check your level of compliance of your Internet channels by answering our questions.
Learn how to avoid fines and build customer trust. Contact us today for a free document: rene@mindyourprivacy.com

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UK Cookie compliance check list by Mind Your Privacy

  1. 1. UK Cookie compliance check-list As Internet user’s understanding regarding cookies is in dire Article 6 of the UK’s Privacy and Electronic Communications need for education, the new European Regulation aims to Regulations of 2003 makes it compulsory to comply with 2 increase the information available to users in order to build a essential requirements in order to install cookies on user´s more open and honest Internet. devices: 1 2 Clear & comprehensive Consent must be information about the purpose given by the user. of cookie storage on the device; Yes No Has your organisation audited the cookies used on your Internet channels? Has your organisation classified the cookies used? (Session vs. persistent/ 1st vs. 3rd party cookies) Does your Privacy Policy provide accurate and clear information about each cookie type used? Is your organisation clear about which cookies require “prior” consent? Have you implemented any solution in order to obtain user´s consent? If yes, In order to design the way to obtain this prior consent, have you: Considered the nature of the intended audience of the site? Considered the way in which users expect to receive information? Adapted the language used in order to make it appropriate for the intended audience? Complying with the (UK) regulation regarding cookies is compulsory and the Information Commissioner has a range of options available to take formal action such as: an information notice, undertaking, enforcement notices (where failure of compliance can be a criminal offence) or monetary penalty notices, amongst others. Are you By 2015, the European Economic Area will be subject to a stricter data protection regime.ready to risk This will require companies to be more accountable, to have in place usable written procedures and processes, and to be able to 2% of your prove that they comply with the applicable legal requirements. Companies that do business in or with the European Economic companies’ Area need to prepare now for this dramatic change in the data protection landscape: develop written policies and procedures, global documentation and applications in order to comply. turnover? Learn how to avoid fines and build customer trust, contact us* today for a free document: rene@mindyourprivacy.com * We value your Privacy and will only send you the requested document. Check-list provided in collaboration with www.MindYourPrivacy.com Mind Your Privacy is a global Privacy and data protection consultancy specialised in New Technologies and Digital Analytics.
  2. 2. About Mind Your Privacy Mind Your Privacy is a global Privacy and Data Protection consultancy, specialised in new & emerging technologies and digital analytics, focused on implementing solutions that will allow companies to regain their customers’ trust, supporting their common growth path. MYP is lead by María Gómez Moriano, one of Spain’s leading legal councils specialised in new and emerging technologies. Additional founders are Internet and Analytics veterans Aurélie Pols, René Dechamps Otamendi and Gemma Muñoz. Jim Sterne, Bryan Eisenberg, Jeffrey Eisenberg and René Dechamps Azanza advise MYP. www.MindYourPrivacy.com Worried about the Mind Your Privacy provides practical, flexible and innovative solutions to help you achieve compliance,increasing complexity managing your legal risks and allowing you to achieve of privacy and data your business objectives. Contact us today: rene@mindyourprivacy.com • www.mindyourprivacy.com protection laws?

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