I wonder if we need a pattern for this, given that there's guidance in the service manual?
In December 2019 the Government Digital Service (GDS) will run a discovery with organisations across government to explore how opt-in consent to cookies on GOV.UK would impact analytics.
After the discovery, GDS will update the Service Manual and GOV.UK Design System with relevant guidance or patterns.
For general guidance on cookies you can read:
Blog: Cookies – what does ‘good’ look like? (https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2019/07/blog-cookies-what-does-good-look-like)
We didn't have a pattern so just put something together using the relevant parts from the design system. Whilst a patter might seem like a bit of overkill, I think anything we can do to make pages like this less painful is a good thing.
We could take this as an opportunity to include some same text, or provide some best practice in terms of what content could be included.
On a side note, I think this should be renamed to
GOV.UK Design System working group review: Cookie page component
Representatives from the GOV.UK Design System working group reviewed this contribution in December 2020.
Based on a majority vote, the group decided that:
They also made the following recommendations.
Based on this feedback, the GOV.UK Design System team have agreed to:
Release of cookie page
The cookie page pattern has been published in the Design System.
The cookie page pattern tells users about the cookies you’re setting on their device and lets them accept or reject different types of non-essential cookies.
This was developed together with the cookie banner component.
Problems to solve
We looked to:
What we decided and what has changed
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