iubenda has built a solution for this European law, which has been tested in Italy, one of the countries with the strictest implementations of the Cookie Law.
Who is subject to the Cookie Law?
The implementation of the Cookie Law depends on the legislation under which the website operates. In general, websites that use third-party cookies as well as their own cookies for tracking and analytics must comply with the law and to do so are required to obtain the user’s express consent.
Further information about Cookie Law
For further details on the Cookie law, we invite you to read our documentation and the official statements from the country you might be affiliated with or targeting. Great guidance can be accessed through the Article 29 Working Party (which is a group comprised of various data protection regulators that aim to simplify Europe’s diversity):
The iubenda Cookie Solution allows you to manage all aspects of the Cookie Law, in particular:
obtain and save cookie consent settings;
preventively block scripts prior to consent; and
keep track of consent and save consent settings for each user for up to 12 months from the last site visit.
You can collect consent via multiple mechanisms including continued browsing, scrolling, and/ or specific clicking actions. Keep in mind though thatallowed consenting actionsmay differ depending on the Member State law.
Below you will find all necessary steps to use iubenda to make sure you comply with the Cookie Law.
How to add the consent banner
The installation of the cookie banner is very easy. You need to insert the following code snippet before the end of the HEAD tag:
How and when to preemptively block codes/cookies
According to the Data Protection Working Party, a European think tank and advisory body on data protection and privacy, few categories of cookies are exempt from the consent requirement. Therefore, all other codes that install or can install cookies must be preemptively blocked before consent is obtained.