In May 2011, the EU Cookie Directive was released concerning all websites operating in the EU countries or targeting customers within the European Union. The new law obliged website owners to provide visitors with the information on cookies policy and the possibility to accept or decline it. On May 25, 2018, another EU regulation came out in regards to GDPR compliance that introduced new personal data collection rules. EU directives impose lots of requirements on ecommerce businesses, making it difficult to fully comply with the established data processing standards. Luckily, there are third-party extensions in the Magento ecosystem that help to implement new rules and meet the EU requirements.
Below, we describe the core features of the Amasty Cookie Consent extension for Magento 2. Continue Reading