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On October 1, 2019 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a new judgment on the use of cookies which, under the EU E-Privacy Directive, requires users’ informed consent. The court decided that

  • the cookies consent cannot be obtained by using a pre-ticked consent checkbox; and
  • information must be provided to users which includes the duration of the operation of cookies and whether third parties may have access to the cookies.

To read the full GT Alert, “New CJEU Decision on Use of Cookies,” click here.