EU Cookie Legislation Ektron Sample

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This article demonstrates some sample code to implement towards a EU cookie standard which is a part of GDPR compliance.  There is no Ektron specific settings.

The law which applies to how you use cookies and similar technologies for storing information on a user's equipment such as their computer or mobile device changed on 26 May 2011. The Information Commissioner's Office guidance on the new cookies Regulations sets out the changes to the cookies law and explains what steps you need to take now to ensure you comply.

Four cookies are dropped into your browser by default. This can grow to 10+ depending on the functionality you use within the product.

Adding the EU cookie compliance functionality immediately blocks all cookies from the site being created and adds a confirmation message asking you to allow cookies. Ticking 'I accept cookies from this site.' allows the site to place cookies and also adds a further cookie called 'ecmCookiesAccepted' to stop the message returning.

This is a sample and may require an update for your solution.  

EU Cookie Compliance v 1.0 ZIP
EU Cookie Compliance Documentation