Using VOSA cookies
A cookie is a small piece of text that is sent to your browser from a Web site you visit. It helps the site remember information about your visit, such as. your preferred language and other settings. This makes your next visit easier and the site more usable. Cookies plays an important role. Without them it would be much more frustrating to use it.
ABOUT EU-LAW USING COOKIES ON EUROPE (ePrivacy Directive)
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on a user’s computer or mobile device when visiting certain websites.
A cookie is a text file no bigger than 4k that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. This allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time.
Most browsers support cookies however users can set their browsers to decline them and can also delete them whenever they like.
Cookies can also be used for online behavioral target advertising and show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past.
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
It is important that EUROPA follows the Commission’s guidelines on privacy and data protection and informs users that cookies are not being used in an intrusive way.
The ePrivacy directive and more specifically Article 5(3) requires prior informed consent for storage or access to information stored on a user’s terminal equipment. In other words, you must ask users if they agree to most cookies and similar technologies (e.g. web beacons, Flash cookies, etc.) before the site starts to use them.
For consent to be valid, it must be informed, specific, freely given and must constitute a real indication of the individual’s wishes.
However, some cookies are exempt from this requirement and so you don’t have to ask for consent if the cookie:
Cookies clearly exempt from consent according to the EU advisory body on data protection- WP29(698 kB)opinion:
A standard template to create your own cookie notice page(236 kB) is available. If a site does not use any cookies, the dedicated “cookie notice” page should use the template and just mention this. If your site uses the same cookies as the Commission homepage, you can link to the top level cookie notice.
This solution provides the following functionalities:
Read the full documentation to implement the Cookie Consent Kit.
Download the template to create your own cookie notice page(236 kB).
Directive 2009/136/EC (ePrivacy Directive)
Regulation (EC) 45/2001 (Data protection)
EU advisory body on data protection – Working Party 29:
Kilde. European Commission
Cookie-indstillingerne på dette websted er angivet til "Tillad Cookies" for, at give dig den bedst gennemgang og oplevelse af siderne. Hvis du fortsætter med at bruge webstedet uden at ændre dine Cookie indstillinger eller du klikker på "Accepter" nedenfor så samtykke du til dette.