The European Union, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) and the requirements for the collection of cookies on the website
Those who regularly surf the internet are probably familiar with the term Cookies. There are many benefits of it, such as helping us not have to log in to websites that have previously been viewed. Or just fill out a form that has already been filled out. And very clear is the ability to make websites display information that we like or care about, which may be considered a plus. But the danger is not small Whether it's spying on our personal information to send advertisements on our computers or sometimes even being hacked into a deposit account again.
What is Cookie?
2 types of Cookies
1. Cookies of websites that we visit personally created
2. Cookies or Third-Party Websites Which other websites That is the owner of certain content, such as an advertisement created by
As mentioned in the beginning, Cookies are useful, but not least. Because your personal information may be smuggled back to unwanted websites Leading to the hacking of account information Especially information regarding online transactions Who shopping online often Should be more careful
What is The European Union, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) requirements for requesting consent to collect cookies for website users?
GDRP specifies in the cookie consent request that this information is given to users.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rules that banners requesting consent to collect cookies do not allow a checkmark in the consent box. Causing banner to ask for the consent of many Websites that were created before the new law came out is considered unusable. For example, Pop up banners that use the term 'By using this site, you accept cookies' That doesn't apply to the new law. Or simply using the OK button to accept the collection of cookies does not apply to this law either.
Examples of banners asking for invalid consent in accordance with EU rules
This image is an example of a valid consent banner in the EU.
This banner is correct because
Organizations that do not comply with the law may be punished with a fine of up to € 20 million, or 4% of the company's budget in the past year, whichever is higher.
The laws of Europe are very strict, and the punishment measures are quite high.
For Thailand, it is likely to continue to be seen when the Office of the Personal Data Protection Commission under the Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 has been established and issued detailed rules regarding the collection of cookies by how will the Thai website be next?