EU Cookie Law


Law


A new law on cookies states that you, as a website user, are given the opportunity to understand how cookies are used on any website you visit and to consent to cookies being stored on your computer, laptop, mobile and/or tablet.


What are cookies?


A cookie is a small text file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded to your computer when you access websites. Typically, they contain the following information: a site name and unique user ID, the duration of the cookie's abilities and effects, and a random number. As a rule, cookies cannot be used to reveal your identity or personally identifying information. Generally, the role of cookies is beneficial, making your interaction with frequently-visited sites smoother with no extra effort on your part.


Further Information


http://www.ico.gov.uk and http://www.allaboutcookies.org/