Revisions to the E-Privacy Framework

Where have the new cookie consent rules been implemented?

Click on the map to see how the directive is being implemented across our countries.

Click to see a PDF on how the directive is being implemented across our countries

Latest guidance



Date Article
20/12/2012 The UK's ICO releases a cookie enforcement report >
25/05/2012 The ICO's lead-in period for compliance with the new rules on cookies comes to an end on 26 May 2012. Bird & Bird has compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions about compliance with and enforcement of the new rules for your reference. Click here for the Cookies FAQs >
13/04/2012 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) released the ICC UK Cookie Guide. Our London Data Protection team contributed.
15/12/2011 See our summary of the Cookie guidelines published by the Information Commissioner’s Office.



Date Article
6/10/2016 Spanish ISP sanctioned after using browser fingerprinting technology without notice >
9/05/2013 The Spanish DPA endorses implied consent >
10/04/2012 Spain implements the EU regulation on cookies >



The Netherlands

Date Article


Legislative proposal to relax Dutch cookie rules sent to Parliament >
23/05/2013 Upcoming changes in the Dutch cookie law overview >
06/09/2012 Our Cookies FAQs in the Netherlands >
23/07/2012 Dutch regulator OPTA plans on cookie supervision by automated means >
23/05/2012 The new Dutch cookie regime >



Date Article
08/01/2013 New rules on cookies and data breach notification.


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