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Cookie opt-out #29
There has been a request for a cookie opt-out. I did some research a while ago and I thought I was OK with having just a notification banner, but perhaps that's not enough.
Do some more research and figure out what exactly is required by law.
How about cookies placed by Google Ads? I can see why people want to opt out of Analytics, but then I'd also see the same person not wanting any ad cookies. As much as I dislike ads too, they're needed to pay for bills on my side. I can build an analytics opt-out easily, so now I'm just left with the ads question. I don't want to make it too easy for people to opt out of ads. I feel like people with ad-blockers generally would not be open to clicking on ads anyways, perhaps people who opt out of ads are people who fall in the same category.
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Oct 28, 2018
I feel this makes the site a bit more compliant and offers the user a choice. For anything else, I think it's up to the user to educate themselves and setup their browser properly for their wishes. If the law agrees with this I don't know.
This ticket will remain open as I want to keep an open dialogue about this issue. Perhaps I'll have to make it more 'in your face' about the cookie options, such as changing the prompt that new users get when they visit the site.