Cookies are small text files that record the online activity of Internet users. The use of “cookie walls” has been controversial and has drawn in-depth scrutiny, as a number of data protection authorities across Europe have published various guidelines on the subject, including in the UK. United and more recently in Ireland.
Binelli said that although the State Council approved most of the CNIL’s guidelines on cookies, there was another aspect of the guide that it had challenged.
“On this point, the Council of State specifies that this requirement implies that, when consent is given globally, it must be preceded by information specific to each of the purposes. The disputed passage of the guidelines only reiterates this requirement, without imposing on the CNIL indicated that it would address this point in a new recommendation to be issued after September of this year, the Council of State demanding that this recommendation not is only published after public consultation, “she said.