Does My Website App Need A Separate Cookie Policy, Too?

Does My Website App Need A Separate Cookie Policy, Too?

CCPA, Contracts, GDPR, Privacy, Terms of Service
Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies by Kimberly Vardeman Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (image cropped) I’m often asked by potential (and even existing) clients whether their company's website or app needs an actual, separate Cookie Policy, or whether it’s sufficient to address Cookies in their privacy policy or statement alone? In this post, we explore what the Cookie Policy is, the main laws that are currently applicable, and the legal and practical considerations of separating your Cookie Policy from your Privacy Policy (which you, of course, already have right?). What are Cookies anyway? [Experienced website owners and developers may want to skip ahead] To step back a bit, “cookies” are small text files that store data on your device your computer, smartphone, or other device, which are sent to a specific…
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