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Published on April 28, 2021 AUTHOR PRIVACY RESEARCH TEAM
In today’s privacy-aware world, an individual’s consent has become an integral part of any organization dealing with customer data. It refers to the authorization of the individual to allow the processing of his or her personal data. Most companies leverage consent as a lawful basis of data processing for marketing purposes including direct marketing and marketing via cookies.
To fulfill this legal obligation, organizations must display cookie consent banners to obtain users’ consent. This article sheds light on what a cookie consent banner is, the types of a cookie consent banner, and how organizations can deploy a cookie consent banner on their websites as per the applicable law.
Here is an example of what a cookie consent banner looks like:
There are several types of cookie consent banners that can be integrated into your website and here are some examples of different types of cookie banners:
A cookie banner should be customized to fit your brand. Here are some examples of different banner layouts that you can incorporate into your website.
There are two main types of cookie consent banners that can be integrated into an organization's website.
An implicit cookie consent banner must include the following:
An explicit cookie consent banner must include the following:
The following table explains the requirement for a cookie consent banner in different jurisdictions:
|Country/Jurisdiction||Cookie Banner Type||Key Requirements|
|European Union||Explicit|| |
|United States (CCPA)||Implicit|| |
|United Kingdom||Explicit|| |
|Country/Jurisdiction European Union||Cookie Banner Type Explicit|| Key Requirements |
|Country/Jurisdiction United States (CCPA)||Cookie Banner Type Implicit|| Key Requirements |
|Country/Jurisdiction United Kingdom||Cookie Banner Type Explicit|| Key Requirements |
|Country/Jurisdiction France||Cookie Banner Type Explicit|| Key Requirements |
|Country/Jurisdiction Spain||Cookie Banner Type Explicit|| Key Requirements |
|Country/Jurisdiction Ireland||Cookie Banner Type Explicit|| Key Requirements |
A cookie banner is merely a script that you can embed on to your website and it shows up as a banner when a user visits your website. Securiti is offering organizations a free cookie banner script that they can integrate into their website in mere seconds. This cookie banner has benefits such as:
Securiti’s PrivacyOps platform enables organizations to build cookie consent banners by:
Visit our website and get your free, ready to use cookie banner script today!
Securiti has created a free service that will enable organizations to simplify their cookie consent process and take a step in the right direction towards complying with privacy regulations all over the world.