New guidelines to using tracking cookies in Ireland
The guidance is the result of a sweep on 38 household websites in Ireland which showed that users of Irish websites “are being tracked by third parties to a significant degree across their browsing habits and daily online activities”.
Data controllers and website operators are allowed a six-month grace period to comply with the requirements before enforcements are commenced.
Six key takeaways from new guidelines to cookies and consent
Bottomline is: All cookies require consent except strictly necessary cookies and cookies used for communication.
Analytics cookies always require consent.
Here are the takeaways:
6 key takeaways
Start collecting valid consent today
It is not difficult to collect valid consent to cookies and thereby comply with the guideline put forward by the Irish DPC.