Google will let you accept or reject all cookies with one click

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google changed notification of your preferences about ‘cookies’ across two services belonging to the platform, Youtube and its own search engine, so from This April users can choose whether to accept or reject all of them with one click.

Preference notice about ‘cake‘ have been in the eye of the storm because of their relationship with Privacy policy. As Google points out in a blog post, ‘cookies’ help web pages to remember and collect information about user visits.

Google announced that, throughout the month of April, The option that allows users to accept or reject ‘cookies’ in the block will be implemented on YouTube and its own browser. In addition, the technology clarifies that the option to configure it to your liking will continue to exist.

The company explained that anyone who visits their browser and YouTube in incognito mode or without logging in will see a notification of a new cookie preference. If logged in with an account, the notification will not appear because ‘cookies’ have been saved in the browser.

This update means that Google will have to redesign “how ‘cookies’ operate on company sites” to make “coordinated and profound changes” in its infrastructure. Tech companies recognize that this change will not only impact browsers and Youtubebut also to the sites and content creators who use it to grow their business and “make a living”.

Therefore, Google looks forward to responding with an update to this regulatory guide and believes that it is possible “protect people’s privacy online and provide companies and developers with tools to build thriving digital businesses“.

The company acknowledges that this redesign of ‘cookie’ notices comes after the French National Commission on Informatics and Freedom (CNIL), which regulates privacy and data protection in the country, fined the company 150 million euros for complicating the ‘cookies’ rejection process on its website, which took several clicks to do.

Based on those guidelinesGoogle hopes that the changes will meet the standards of authorities in European countries such as Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the UK.who recently updated their compliance guidelines on data protection.


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