I will test website for compliance with the EU Cookie Law for $5

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test website for compliance with the EU Cookie Law
test website for compliance with the EU Cookie Law

About This Gig

Tests whether the website is in possible violation of the so-called Cookie Law (more formally, the “EU ePrivacy Law”) which came into effect from May 26th 2011. It also detects many common cookie law solutions and helps create a draft cookie policy  based on what is found.

Note that this test and the law is not limited to just ‘traditional’ web cookies – it also identifies Flash Cookies and may be extended eventually to detect HTML5 Local Storage too.

From May 2011 a new privacy law came into effect across the EU. The law requires to ask visitors for consent to use most web cookies.

Nearly all sites use cookies, which are an extremely common technology for remembering anything about a visitor between webpages. Cookies are commonly used for login, remembering preferences, tracking visitors and more.

The new law is intended to regulate the use of cookies to protect user’s privacy.

How is it measured?

By recording all of the cookies encountered when exploring your website, and detecting cookies that could potentially be saved by other means. These are categorised wherever possible by the purpose that they serve.