This stems from yet another EC Directive (read the nerdy details here) and, in the immediate future at least, will make no difference to the way most of us experience the web. Website owners however need to start fiddling, perhaps making use of this PDF guidance.
Cookies are pieces of data which websites use for many purposes, some "good" such as allowing you to build a shopping basket before completing a purchase, some "bad" such as those allowing marketeers to track your web usage.
This shows a selection of websites local to Kingsley together with a summary of their cookie usage split between cookies lasting only for the session and those with a longer, in some cases permanent, lifespan.
|5 Churchfields B&B||1||none|
|Spring Cottage B&B||none||none|
|Damian Hinds MP||none||none|
|Dean Farm Golf||none||none|
|The Binsted Pages||none||none|
|Neville Fine Art||none||none|
|Kingsley Cricket Club||3||none|