A cookies warning pop up notification which explains how the website uses personal information should be part of the website. These are small files which are retained on computers when a site is accessed.
The rules specify visitors now are:
(a) Provided with clear and comprehensive information and purposes of the storage or, or access to, that information; and
(b) Given the opportunity to refuse the storage of or access to that information.
Â· Check what type of cookies and similar technologies you use and how you use them.
Â· Decide what solution to obtain consent will be best in your circumstances.
A handy and free online resource which may help provide more background and context can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public/topic_specific_guides/online/cookies