As visitors to this blog will have seen, the greeting message is all about cookies. Not very inspiring, was it? Most website owners would prefer to greet visitors in another way, but some may have to put a similar cookie notice up front because of the EU Directive 2009/136/EC, being implemented across Europe right now and also known as the ”EU cookie law”.
The eVisit analyst promises a modern analytics solution without cookies! From what I understand, they use a combination of client IP number and browser specifics to keep track of sessions. It is possible that the solution thus bypasses the cookie law, which is applicable when the website stores or fetches (”lagrar i eller hämtar från” in the swedish cookielaw wording) information on the user terminal.
I will be trying out the product, and ask some lawyers what they say about its consequences. Come back here in a few weeks for a report!