Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Cookies and not the eating kind

New regulations on how websites use cookies have come into play and this is what you need to do.

Advise your users what type of cookies you store, if this is just for google analytics, let them know.

Each page of your website needs to show you plan to use cookies that you store. For the governments full rules and regulations in pdf form find it here.

Check out my disclaimer here.

For the computer user


Browser

Where to find information about controlling cookies

Internet Explorer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835

Chrome

https://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en-GB/more/privacy.html

Firefox

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Clear%20Recent%20History

Safari

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html

Opera

http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/