ePrivacy

Cookie enforcement can make tracking more acceptable for users

New data shows that in the UK, increased awareness of and engagement with robust privacy controls on websites have resulted in lower opt-out rates.

Four months after the UK ‘cookie law‘ deadline, data suggests that the enforcement process, accompanied by a burst of compliance by businesses, as well as a high degree of media attention, is yielding positive results.

In short, it seems that the more people understand how they’re being tracked on websites, and the more control they’re given, the more comfortable they are with tracking.