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Dutch Data Protection Agency says cookie walls violate GDPR

Friday 8 March 2019 | 14:38 CET | News
Websites must also provide access to all visitors, even those who do not want to accept tracking cookies. Refusing access is in violation of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) said.The regulator made the statement in response to "dozens of complaints" from website visitors. These say they were refused access to websites or specific web pages after refusing to accept tracking cookies. The AP wants to sharpen GDPR compliance on this point. A number of parties have already received a letter, according to the regulator.

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