Whitepaper: Complying with the cookie law

The Information Commissioner’s Office recently warned that businesses must wake up to new European legislation which comes into effect as of May 2012, concerning the use of cookies.

A new whitepaper by Precedent explores the issues surrounding the EU’s Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive, looking at what it means, how the legislation will affect the industry and what steps can be taken to prepare for it.The paper advises businesses to undertake the following steps to prepare for the cookie law in May:
  1. Audit your cookies
  2. Assess cookie intrusiveness
  3. Decide which cookies to keep
  4. Decide on consent types
  5. Check if you operate across EU
  6. How to deal with cookie changes
  7. Design the consent mechanism
  8. Design ‘un-consent’ mechanism
  9. Throughout, check with legal
  10. Update your privacy policy
The paper also covers mobile/tablet compliance, intranets and extranets, subscribers’ compliance and Google Analytics.To full whitepaper, Complying with the cookie law: EU Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive, is available to download below.

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