UK’s ICO admits its own cookie policy is non-compliant with GDPR

ITPro:

The organisation in charge of regulating UK data laws has confirmed it will be making changes to its cookie policy following complaints that its site was storing data without user consent.

The Information Commissioners Office has admitted that its current consent notice relating to the use of cookies on devices failed "to meet the required GDPR standard".

No, this is not from The Onion. GDPR’s regulations are so burdensome and complex that even the regulatory agency charged with providing public guidance on compliance failed to comply.

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