EU cookie law: 4 examples of sites already implementing it
Worried that implementing the EU cookie directive is like telling your website viewers to sod off? Here are some examples of sites who have implemented it.
Delia's got a pop-up box to tell you what she's up to ...
Information Commissioner's Office
They had to do it, right? Here's how (at the top of their site).
All Things D
Here's the initial warning on AllthingsD (top of page again, after a short wait).
It reads: "Some of the advertisers and Web analytics firms used on this site may place “tracking cookies” on your computer. We are telling you about them right upfront, and we want you to know how to get rid of these tracking cookies if you like. Read more »
This notice is intended to appear only the first time you visit the site on any computer."
It only appears on your first visit to the site (I presume they use a cookie to do that!). Here's what you see (full text) when you click to see more.
The Radio Times used to have a pop up box, but it has removed it now. Here's a screenshot.
Company on the Isle of Man
Here is a blog post from a company that looked into implementing it- but is no longer doing so, presumably because of the year's grace we've been given (PDF) now to put it into practice (they also tell me they aren't sure if it applies in the Isle of Man). Here is how it would have worked (small bar along bottom that expands).