You’d think answering the question, “who owns my website?” would be a no-brainer. But, if you’re reading this, chances are you might be in a bit of a pickle.
Our lawyer friend Neil Howlett at Harris & Harris asked for clarification from the ICO of the stats of the International Chamber of Commerce Guidance. This is what he asked and this is what the ICO said in response. If you can identify an answer to the questions do let us know.
On 26 May 2011 the EU Cookie Directive came into law in the UK through Regulations and the ICO Guidance but after a last minute panic, enforcement was suspended for a year. On 26 May 2012 the ICO will start enforcing the law and imposing fines – are you prepared?
If you aren’t familiar with re-targeting, it works on the Google Display network - that's the text and banner ads, like this John Lewis ad, you see when you visit websites like The Guardian and YouTube - and targets particular audiences, including those that have visited your website before. If you have ever wondered why after visiting a website once you keep seeing ads for it everywhere you go on the web, then you have triggered a re-targeting campaign.