Privacy Advisor

UK—ICO grace period for compliance with new cookie rules comes to an end

The new EU rules on cookies came into force in the UK on 26 May 2011, but the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) indicated that it would implement a grace period of one year to allow businesses to comply. The 12-month grace period will expire this month, and it seems likely that some businesses will still be caught out.

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