The CNIL announced today that it is conducting its Cookies Sweep today and tomorrow (September 18-19). The CNIL will review 100 French websites and will check the following:

  • the number and type of cookies set on the website users’ devices;
  • the way website users are informed about cookies;
  • the visibility and quality of such information;
  • how user consent is collected;
  • the consequences if the website user refuses to be tracked;
  • the cookies’ lifespan.