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A small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while the user is browsing that website.

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How best to design a cookie banner for acceptance?

We have taken legal advice and we must now show three buttons on our cookie popup with 'equal' weight and color. We do not want to mislead anyone with dark patterns, but I do want to make sure that ...
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What are the best practices for cookie consent? [duplicate]

Recently I read a couple of articles' about cookies consent and made a conclusion that cookie consent is important product's part which might lead into bad user experience if it's designed poorly. My ...
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Can a mobile app save data about a user without a user giving the permission?

Is it allowed to store a user id to remember him, his settings, preferences and history, without asking for his permission? Is there anyknowledge about that how that goes with privacy laws like GDPR ...
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How to allow users to opt out from data tracking tools?

Our team is implementing Hotjar and Google analytics so we can start tracking data to help us improve the user experience but I was thinking it would be ethical to allow users to opt out if they don't ...
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Two modals at the entrance to the site

We design a global website, and it is important for us to inform the user which website he is on so that he can pick the country that suits him. As in the example of Apple: Although from a regulatory ...
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Could most cookie warnings be avoided entirely?

I often read articles by following links. The articles are often on major media sites, and I can understand if they want me to create a user account - I am free to say no, and they are free to limit ...
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Full screen cookie banner on mobile, is it a bad or good approach?

I am developing a cookie banner for a company. The designer presented all the mockups, but I am not convinced whether it should be full-screen on mobile. The advantage is that the user might be seeing ...
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Is there any research into the number of people that Accept cookies via a GDPR compliant banner?

Haven't been able to find much info so far and though this would be a good place to ask... Two aspects to this question: Is there any research into the rates of Accepting all cookies via a GDPR ...
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Different Homepage Interfaces for New Users versus Return Users

There is enthusiasm in my organization for non-retail webpages to have one interface when users visit the site for the first time, and a different interface for return visits. The interface would ...
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Best way to suggest enabling cross-site cookies with Brave

For technical reasons (OIDC library uses CORS requests to renew API access tokens), our application requires that when using the Brave browser, the security shields built into Brave be either disabled ...
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Cookie information sharing and management mechanism

I went on the Red Dot Design website and was greeted by this interesting pop-up: I really like how it has clarified the Cookie information, but it actually doesn't seem to allow any selection other ...
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GDPR banner accessibility - where should it be in the page tab order?

We're adding an 'accept cookies' GDPR banner across the bottom of our site. Should it be the first thing that gets focus when tabbing into the page?
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What is behind the sudden "Accept Cookies" notification on Web sites?

Cookies have been around for decades, and honestly, I think at least 90% of all people on the internet have no clue how they work. So why, just in the last few years, does almost every Web site I go ...
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Cookies - Should the toggles be on?

I'm not sure if the details of the cookies, GDPR policies, should be on by default or not? Is it bad or just convenient for the company? And should I have a Reject All and Accept All?
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How long do you keep your customers logged in? (sessions and authentication)

I was curious how long do you think we should keep users logged in before they're required to sign in with username and password again? I was wondering if there's any resources or studies done to ...
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Cookie banner/popup decline button

Bearing in mind that the cookie plays a lot of important roles in web experience and improvements, however, my question is why are the visitor/users of most websites with the cookie popup forced to "...
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"This website uses cookies" notices should be hardcoded on the browser instead of the website? [closed]

Everyone is annoyed by this virtually useless cookie notices scattered in majority of all websites. Should there be a new a standard that this notice be placed in the browser instead of the website? ...
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Disabled cookies - is it a viable use case to relate to?

Disabled cookies - is it a viable use case to relate to? i.e. users reaching a website with disabled cookies, should i tailor a code case for them? Notify them that they cannot use the site w/o ...
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Why do so many websites need to tell you about cookies?

So many websites have a banner that can be dismissed but otherwise act like a non-scrolling footer, that explains that cookies are a thing. Why is it necessary? Is there any reason why this "footer ...
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Which Remember-Me option is the best?

Basically, there seem to be three different behaviours of "Remember Me" authentication: Definite: After a successful login, a user doesn't have to provide their credentials during a time span with a ...
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disable ALL cookie warnings [closed]

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept all cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them? Eg. Does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist find and thwart ...
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Phrasing of persisted but tenuously editable data

Background Users can use a web app to submit content without having to create an account (similar to pastebin, imgur, and jsfiddle). If the site's cookie is cleared, they can no longer edit previously ...
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"We use cookies" notice on websites

Every website I visit now seems to display a warning such as "We use cookies to improve your experience. By your continued use of this site you accept such use. To change your settings please see ...
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What are best practices when setting session expiration for a site's login?

We recently did a survey for our website, and one of the main complaints we received is that our customers are getting logged out and need to log back in. We have a 15 minute expiration set currently ...
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Is it appropriate to rely on cookies for any non trivial site actions in practice?

Some approaches of creating a distributed fault tolerant site are much easier when relying on enabled cookies at the user side. How bad is in practice to rely on enabled cookies for user logging in ...
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What UX solutions are there for the EU cookie legislation?

The EU cookie legislation http://www.out-law.com/page-10510 is rightly or wrongly are being introduced, there has been much negative comment from both legal and technical commentators - that said it ...
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