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CookieHub Joins Google's CMP Partner Program

CookieHub Becomes Google CMP Partner

In recent years, numerous data protection laws have been enacted in a bid to enhance data privacy for internet users worldwide. Stringent laws, like the..

The EU Digital Markets Act

The EU Digital Markets Act

Everything You Need to Know to Achieve (And Maintain) Compliance The Digital Markets Act (DMA) is at the center of a transformative era in the..

A Complete Guide to Quebec Law 25

A Complete Guide to Quebec Law 25

Quebec’s Law 25, formerly known as Bill 64, marks a significant change in the province’s approach to data privacy. Enacted by the Quebec National Assembly..

Google's Upcoming CMP Requirements in Switzerland

Google’s Upcoming CMP Requirements in Switzerland

With Google expanding its compliance mandates in Switzerland, websites that cater to Swiss users will soon need to engage a certified Consent Management Platform (CMP)..

The Argentina Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL)

The Argentina Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL)

Argentina’s Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) is the cornerstone of digital legislation in the region. Comparable in its importance and scope to the European Union’s..

The Australia Privacy Act

The Australia Privacy Act

Insights, Impacts, and Next Actions Digital data protection in Australia is centered on the Privacy Act of 1988. This legal framework was designed to address..

An Easy Guide to Google Consent Mode V2

An Easy Guide to Google Consent Mode V2

The launch of Google Consent Mode v2 signifies a major step in Google’s attempts to balance the needs of advertisers to collect user data with..

Global Privacy Control

Global Privacy Control

Empowering user privacy in a connected world It should come as no surprise at this point – digital footprints are being scrutinized more than ever,..

The India Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Act, 2023

The India Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Act, 2023

Data protection rules and regulations are critical in determining the safe storage and processing of personal data. In acknowledgment of this, India has taken a..

Google certified CMP

Cookiehub CMP Is Now a Certified Google Partner

Digital privacy has been a hot topic over the last few years, as consumers worldwide are becoming increasingly aware of their rights regarding data protection…

TCF v2.2 and What You Need to Know

TCF v2.2 and What You Need to Know

Advertising is a different beast today than it was even just a handful of years ago. The digital-first consumer environment means that there are both..

The Lone Star Data Safeguard: A Look into the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act

The Lone Star Data Safeguard: A Look into the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act

On June 18, a new star emerged in the American data privacy constellation: Texas proudly took its place as the eleventh state to champion consumer..

The Florida Digital Bill of Rights: Navigating the New Frontier of Data Privacy

The Florida Digital Bill of Rights: Navigating the New Frontier of Data Privacy

The Florida Digital Bill of Rights (FDBR), also known as SB 262, has emerged as a significant piece of legislation for companies doing business within..

Switzerland's Data Protection Evolution: A Comprehensive Look at the New FADP

Switzerland’s Data Protection Evolution: A Comprehensive Look at the New FADP

Switzerland stands at the forefront of several nations endorsing and bolstering data protection. While the digital era has drastically transformed the way data is collected..

CCPA vs GDPR: Key Similarities & Differences Businesses Must Understand

CCPA vs GDPR: Key Similarities & Differences Businesses Must Understand

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) have many similarities: they were introduced around the same..

What are the Penalties for Violating CCPA

What are the Penalties for Violating CCPA

In September 2022, online retailer Sephora agreed to pay $1.2 million for breaching the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – the first time public enforcement action was..

Do I need a Cookie Policy on my Website?

Do I need a Cookie Policy on my Website?

Many regions around the world require a cookie policy as part of data protection laws – for example, California’s California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) or..

What Rights Does the CCPA Provide to Consumers?

What Rights Does the CCPA Provide to Consumers?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a landmark in consumer rights regulation, the first of its kind in the USA. It aims to give consumers greater..

Guide to the CCPA Opt-Out Requirements

Guide to the CCPA Opt-Out Requirements

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is focused on giving consumers greater control over the personal information collected about them. An important part of this is being..

Guide to CCPA Cookie Banners

Guide to CCPA Cookie Banners

Cookie banners help your site to comply with the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that gives California residents the right to have a say..

CCPA Compliance Checklist

CCPA Compliance Checklist

Meeting the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) can be daunting. It’s easy to understand the overall purpose, but the fiddly details of exactly what..

Who Does the CCPA Apply to?

Who Does the CCPA Apply to?

The California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 (CCPA) has impacts far beyond the boundaries of California. The US state has a $4 trillion economy; if California..

Guide to the UK’s Data Protection and Digital Information Bill

Guide to the UK’s Data Protection and Digital Information Bill

The UK government wants to reform data protection laws, removing administrative burden and helping to promote innovation. The challenge is to achieve this without causing..

How to Comply with CCPA

How to Comply with CCPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) applies to for-profit businesses collecting or processing the data of California residents – even if they’re out of state…

How to check your website’s compliance quickly & easily

How to check your website’s compliance quickly & easily

CookieHub’s free compliance checker helps keep you GDRP and CCPA compliant In the battle to remain compliant with the constantly shifting global data privacy landscape,..

Implementing cookie consent doesn’t get much easier

Implementing cookie consent doesn’t get much easier

If you’re like most people, the idea of adding code to your website is an uncomfortable idea at the best of times, and borderline terrifying..

How data privacy laws will change in 2023

How data privacy laws will change in 2023

A Quick and Easy Guide to the New Privacy Laws and How to Stay On Top of Them If there’s one characteristic that defines the..

Hong Kong’s Personal Data Protection Ordinance

Hong Kong’s Personal Data Protection Ordinance (PDPO)

Passed in 1995, Hong Kong’s Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) is one of Asia’s most established data protection laws. Created in response to a 1994..

CPRA vs. CCPA: What’s the Difference?

CPRA vs. CCPA: What’s the Difference?

These Two California Laws Are Shaping the American Privacy and Data Security Environment – Here Is What You Should Know About Them The California Consumer..

What is PDPA - Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act?

Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act – There’s a New Privacy Law You Need to Know About

Similar to GDPR, Enforcement of This Law Began on June 1 There’s a new privacy law that marketers and website owners need to be aware..

Cookie Checker: Does My Website Use Cookies?

Cookie Checker: Does My Website Use Cookies?

Data Privacy Laws Mean You Need to Know Which Cookies You Use Cookies are vital to your online marketing strategies, but it is getting harder..

Italy’s New Privacy Guidelines: Here Is What You Need to Know

Italy’s New Privacy Guidelines: Here Is What You Need to Know

Cookies Are Impacted by this New Rule – Make Sure Your Operations Comply New guidelines from the Italian data protection authority went into effect on..

You Can Do It! Become a Reseller for CookieHub and Join Our Partner Program

You Can Do It! Become a Reseller for CookieHub and Join Our Partner Program

Ready to Grow Something Big? Increasing Your Monthly Income Is Simple CookieHub makes creating a consent management platform easy and has everything you need to..

What is the CPPA - Canada's Consumer Privacy Protection Act?

What is the CPPA – Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act?

Following other legislators’ footsteps, in November 2020, the Canadian House of Commons introduced the Digital Charter Implementation Act (DCIA), also known as Bill C-11. Like..

What is the APPI - Japan's Data Protection Law?

What is the APPI – Japan’s Data Protection Law?

In June 2020, the Japanese government enacted an amendment to the APPI. The new amended APPI will come into effect on April 1, 2022. Like..

What is POPIA - South Africa's Data Privacy Law?

What is POPIA – South Africa’s Data Privacy Law?

In July 2020, the South African Parliament enacted POPIA. It is the nation’s latest and most prominent data privacy law governing the personal data of..

What Is a Consent Management Platform?

What Is a Consent Management Platform?

A Consent Management Platform (CMP) is a solution used by websites and mobile applications to manage and store the consent of their users for collection..

What is the CNIL?

What is the CNIL?

Under the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, all member states were required to create a data protection authority. These agencies are tasked with protecting the..

What is the AEPD?

What is the AEPD?

Across the world, businesses and individuals are now commonly aware of the GDPR. That is a legislative framework governing the collection and use of EU..

What is PDPA - Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act?

What is PDPA – Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act?

As the internet has become increasingly globalized, national authorities have taken steps to protect citizens’ personal data. That comes after numerous major data breaches from..

What is LGPD - Brazil’s General Data Protection Law ?

What is LGPD – Brazil’s General Data Protection Law?

The LGPD is the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais). It was passed into law by the National Congress..

What is CCPA? (And How to Become Compliant)

What is CCPA? (And How to Become Compliant)

While most people working in data protection have heard of the GDPR, the CCPA receives much less attention. Passed by the California State Legislature, the..

Brexit and the GDPR: What You Need to Know?

Brexit and the GDPR: What You Need to Know?

When the GDPR came into full effect in May 2018, the United Kingdom (UK) was still a member state of the EU. Though negotiations for..

Does the GDPR Apply to Companies Outside of the EU?

Does the GDPR Apply to Companies Outside of the EU?

Does the GDPR Apply to Companies Outside of the EU? In 2018, the European Union (EU) launched the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It governs..

What Does the GDPR Mean for Business and Consumer Technology Users?

What Does the GDPR Mean for Business and Consumer Technology Users?

If you’re a business handling personal data, you’ll know: GDPR has changed everything. No longer can organizations freely collect data on people around the world…

What is Considered Personal Data Under the GDPR?

What is Considered Personal Data Under the GDPR?

Under the GDPR, personal data is defined as any identifiable information about a person. This can include information such as a person’s name, address, email..

How to be GDPR Compliant?

How to be GDPR Compliant?

Following years of data breaches and tech companies’ secretive use of personal data, the EU responded with the GDPR. It governs and regulates the collection..

What are the GDPR consent requirements?

What are the GDPR consent requirements?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now the foundation of online data protection legislation. As it governs all EU citizen personal data, the Regulation..

What is GDPR?

What is GDPR?

If you work in data protection or are just active online, you’ll likely have heard of GDPR. Drafted and passed by the EU, it is..

Cookie Law Definitions

Cookie Law Definitions

When browsing the internet, it’s highly likely that you’ve encountered countless pop-up windows or banners that state the use of cookies and a request for..

What is a Tracking Cookie

What is a Tracking Cookie?

Most everyone is familiar with the term “cookie” when it comes to browsing the web, but if you’d like to learn more about the true..