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Q: My question is regarding EU Cookie Law compliance for a business located in the United States that only does business US

The thought here was to ONLY local Analytics and Conversion tracking systems in the United States only using a geo-targeting system. This would assure that no one outside the US had any kind of tracking or cookies at all (other than necessary). The question is, if a European user were to access... View More

Alan Harrison
Alan Harrison
answered on Mar 12, 2024

Following on from my previous thought - your customer's obligations under EU law are not onerous. See this link from the UK Information Commissioner's Office for information on valid consent to tracking under GDPR:... View More

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3 Answers | Asked in Internet Law, Business Law and International Law for Connecticut on
Q: My question is regarding EU Cookie Law compliance for a business located in the United States that only does business US

The thought here was to ONLY local Analytics and Conversion tracking systems in the United States only using a geo-targeting system. This would assure that no one outside the US had any kind of tracking or cookies at all (other than necessary). The question is, if a European user were to access... View More

Alan Harrison
Alan Harrison
answered on Mar 12, 2024

The basic answer is "yes" - if a European visitor uses your customer's site and is tracked in violation of European law, your customer could theoretically be subject to EU penalties. The visitor's use of a VPN does not affect your customer's obligations.

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Q: My question is regarding EU Cookie Law compliance for a business located in the United States that only does business US

The thought here was to ONLY local Analytics and Conversion tracking systems in the United States only using a geo-targeting system. This would assure that no one outside the US had any kind of tracking or cookies at all (other than necessary). The question is, if a European user were to access... View More

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answered on Mar 8, 2024

If a business based in the United States focuses exclusively on the US market and employs geo-targeting to restrict analytics and conversion tracking to US visitors only, the situation regarding EU users accessing the site via a VPN poses a nuanced challenge. The EU's General Data Protection... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Trademark for Connecticut on
Q: I am dealing with Design Dok in CA and they claim 100% money back guaranteed and they won’t give me my money back

I also filed a trademark with them and I don’t believe they ever filed for one and just took my money.

Bernard Samuel Klosowski
Bernard Samuel Klosowski
answered on Aug 22, 2020

It sounds like you might have a contract breach, but their fine print probably says that you have to arbitrate the dispute in California and that damages are limited to the price paid to them. You may have to consult with a California attorney to review your specific details in this regard.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Internet Law and Criminal Law for Connecticut on
Q: I am a professional female living in CT. my ex's current female friend stole a 5 yr old explicit video from his phone

she sent the video to me from his phone with the phrase "don't play with me" I am now fearful that she might post this explicit video online. I contacted my ex and he had no knowledge of the video being taken from his phone and swore he would never post or share it per our agreement... View More

Sally A. Roberts
Sally A. Roberts
answered on Aug 13, 2016

If it does become a court case, perhaps it would fall under Invasion of Privacy. You might let her know that there would be legal consequences to her if she were to post this video and that you would have no hesitation in taking legal action.

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