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ECJ Rules that Pre-Ticked Cookie Checkbox Does Not Count as Consent under GDPR

  • 03/10/2019
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On 1 October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the ECJ) ruled on how cookie consent should be obtained on a website. In its judgment, the ECJ explains that only active (opt-in) consent is valid and it sets out which information must be given when obtaining consent. This decision will have important practical consequences for the use of cookies.

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