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Irish cookie deadline approaching – October 5th 2020

The new Irish Cookie Guidance is soon kicking in. Start your Cookie Consent Implementation today with Cookie Information to secure your cookie compliance when enforcements begin.
Get your Irish Cookie Consent Solution Implementation started today with Cookie Information.
Meet the October 5th deadline comfortably with all the tools and support provided by Cookie Information to make your business comply with the Irish DPC guidance on cookies.
We offer you full guidance and support to reach the necessary level of compliance on your website.

New Irish cookie guidance – how does it affect your website?

In April 2020, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) published new guidance for the use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

The 3 most essential parts of the guidance for websites are:

  • The use of cookies requires GDPR valid consent.
  • Pre-checked boxes for cookies or implied consent (continued use/scrolling) are no longer allowed.
  • The 3 most essential parts of the guidance for websites are: The use of cookies requires GDPR valid consent. Pre-checked boxes for cookies or implied consent (continued use/scrolling) are no longer allowed.
  • Cookie pop-ups must allow visitors to reject cookies directly in the banner.
What does all of this mean for you?
It probably means you have to either acquire a cookie banner or revise your existing one.
Why?
Because most cookie banners actually do not work.
They do not collect and store user consent.
They do not hold back cookies before users give consent.
They do not allow users to say: cookies, no thanks.
With the new guidance, the DPC also indicates that they will increase enforcement against non-compliant businesses after the grace period ends on October 5th, 2020.

Get ready before October 5th

Sounds like a lot of work? No need to worry.
With Cookie Information’s help, you can begin your journey towards cookie compliance before enforcements begin.
We will provide you with all the tools and knowledge necessary to comply with the DPC Cookie Guidance and thereby stay clear of GDPR fines.
Book an informal meeting with us, and we will guide you on how to reach your goals.

What’s in it for you?

  • Consumer trust (because you respect their privacy).
  • Compliance with new DPC cookie rules.
  • A cookie banner that looks good on your website and actually works!
More and more companies prioritize website compliance to build trust with their visitors, leads, and customers.
When kindly asking permission to use cookies, you not only comply with the new DPC Cookie Guidance, but you also respect your visitors’ online privacy.

How to implement your new cookie banner?

We provide an easy setup for those who prefer handling all technical aspects themselves, complete with tutorials and help center articles.

We also provide personalized support for those who want guidance, help with implementation, and a customized cookie banner design.

Get started today and get first in line to make the October 5th deadline.

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