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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt
Pacharapol Withayasakpunt

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Is it OK to tell users to Accept Cookies, or leave?

i.e. one button, no link, no choice

Also, annoying pop-up position, especially on mobile browsers.

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Stephanie Morillo

It's not quite that simple if you want to be GDPR compliant. :) You have to give users the right to accept cookie settings and make changes to their cookie settings at any time.

The workaround is to disable cookies on your site. I recommend looking into privacy-focused web analytics platforms to best understand this (I like this article from Matomo Analytics which explains cookie compliance very well.)

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Kasey Speakman

GDPR rules require explicit consent when there is no other good reason to have your data. So any site I visit that has one of these notices I assume is opportunistically trying to collect my data to sell. Like passing a person on the street who asks me for my ID. I ignore it and/or block it with my ad/tracking blocker.

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wick3dr0se

I personally go back and forth between allowing cookies. It clears on domain change right now

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Andrei Dascalu

Sure, many US sites did just that for European visitors, before they updated to allow choices.

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D\sTro

yeah if your website hits EU users

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Leon Zapke

Yea

What image format should you use in your next project? πŸ€”