# Directive 2009/136/EC

# Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Initialisms

Short Form Full Form
EU European Union

# Overview

Directive 2009/136/EC, also known as the "Cookie Directive," regulates the use of cookies and trackers by requiring websites to obtain prior consent from users when employing cookies to process personal data from individuals inside the European Union (EU).

# Legislation

Amends Date of Amendment
Directive 2002/58/EC November 25, 2009

# Noteworthy

  • Directive 2009/136/EC is known as the "Cookie Directive."

# Sources