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June 1, 2012 at 6:16 pm #61336

Charles

I notice there are two cookies sitting on our client's website.

_icl_visitor_lang
_icl_current_language

As you might be aware that the cookie laws in Europe have changed with effect from 26th May 2012, is there a way that we could disable cookies or have some sort of a 'cookie consent' message?

Many thanks in advance.

June 2, 2012 at 4:56 am #61363

Harshad
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Dear Charles,

Thanks for your information, I am afraid disabling the cookies might affect the functionality of your site.

You may give a try installing Cookie Control Plugin

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cookie-control/

Cookie Control is a simple mechanism to enable you to comply with UK and EU law on cookies, you need to determine which elements of your website are using cookies (this can be done via a Cookie Audit ), and ensure they are connected to Cookie Control.

June 2, 2012 at 6:49 am #61377

Amir
Forum moderator

Could you please paste a link to where I can read these European regulations?

These cookies are not against you. They are intended to allow WPML to do browser language detection and they only work when you enable that functionality in WPML.

We don't mind adding an explanation text about this, next to the checkbox. I'd just like to see that regulation to understand what we need to print.

June 6, 2012 at 9:43 am #62011

Charles

Sorry for the delay in my reply.

Thanks Harshad, I will try out the Cookie Control plugin.

Amir, below are a couple of links about the European regulations on cookies.

http://www.ico.gov.uk/for_organisations/privacy_and_electronic_communications/the_guide/cookies.aspx
http://www.cookielaw.org

June 6, 2012 at 12:03 pm #62039

Harshad
Forum moderator

Thanks for the links, I will forward this to Amir.

June 12, 2012 at 4:26 pm #62840

Charles

Any updates on this?

June 13, 2012 at 5:32 am #62915

Harshad
Forum moderator

I will contact Amir on this issue, and update you on the same.

Please standby for further updates.

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