Nov 262018
 
 November 26, 2018  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Online

Hunton writes:

On November 19, 2018, The Register reported that the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) issued a warning to the U.S.-based The Washington Post over its approach to obtaining consent for cookies to access the service.

The Washington Post presents readers with three options to access its service: (1) free access to a limited number of articles dependent on consent to the use of cookies and tracking for the delivery of personalized ads; (2) a basic subscription consisting of paid access to an unlimited number of articles that is also dependent on consent to the use of cookies and tracking; or (3) a premium subscription consisting of paid access to an unlimited number of articles with no on-site advertising or third party ad tracking for a higher fee.

Read more on the Privacy & Information Security Law Blog.

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