What is the european Cookie Law?

The EU Cookie Law protects the privacy of consumers and readers. A privacy legislation so to say.

1. It requires websites to get consent from their visitors to store/retrieve information on a device, whether it be pc, tablet or smartphone.

2. It is designed to protect your online privacy,

3. It informs consumers of how their private information is collected and used online.

4. It gives them a choice to leave or to opt-out.


The EU Directive was adopted by all EU countries in May 2011. And each country of the European Union adapted its own laws to comply with the new directive. It also means that each country has somewhat a different interpretation and legislation of the so called "cookie Law" due to languages in the first place.

The link: http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm



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XavierPerez1 Premium
Oops that's right just remembered our other members. Brain cloud! Need to relax a while. Please excuse my faux paut.
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Fleeky Premium
No worries
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XavierPerez1 Premium
Very interesting. And thank you. I was not really aware that WA is global; but that pretty much answers that. Great info.
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Fleeky Premium
Yep.
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drjec Premium
Thanks for this training. I had not thought about an unsubscribe button which is a good idea for any audience.
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Fleeky Premium
Ty

Yes...
i am using the hustle plugin which is quite complete and let you manage your mail systems like mailchimp (which allows 2000 free subscribers before pricing up) . The mailchimp does it all for you... no hassle
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drjec Premium
Thanks.
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Fleeky Premium
Will explain in next training
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JeanLouis87 Premium
On your Lesson 2, did you really mean "usubscribe" or should it have been "unsubscribe"?? I am NOT trying to play silly buggers,
I am so new to all this the question is legitimate...."usubscribe" could perhaps be short for "you subscribe"....since everyone now wants to abbreviate or initialize the English language!!
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Fleeky Premium
Bonsoir!

Eagle eyes you have!
It must be 'unsubscribe' indeed or 'manage your subscriptions'...
Corrected. Thank you

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Shine-Evzie Premium
Great and informative post - many thanks for sharing this! So, would it be ok if I just included a disclaimer page on my website, or would I need to disclose this on every single web page? Thanks! :)
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Fleeky Premium
Mmm... what does your research tell?

I make disclaimer and disclosure pages and add them to menu.
Some add the refs in footer, which is ok

Certainly add eu cookie
Look here, it resumes quite well, but again, do your own research
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Fleeky Premium
Not forget to tell us what you did
;-)
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Shine-Evzie Premium
Hi Fleeky,
To be consistent with EU law, I think that simply adding a 'privacy policy' page to your menu as you've described above is enough. I don't think it's necessary to include it on every single page. In addition to your post, I would also strongly suggest that all affiliate marketers should pay close attention to the FDA Act. A blogger who is an affiliate must disclose that she/he is an affiliate. More on this here:

https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/ftcs-endorsement-guides-what-people-are-asking

Regards
Pete
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Fleeky Premium
Hi Pete

Great share!
TY
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MozMary Premium
these cookie plugins drive me nuts when I visit a site, they are pop ups that I have to click, one more annoying pop up...I'd go for an option that did not require it...
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Fleeky Premium
So Right Moz!

The cookie, i used has no popup, yuk
It just adds down your screen and once clicked dissapears (for the time set in your settings).
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