Google Analytics, EU Cookie Law and GDPR

Key question: do I need to ask permission from website visitors before using Google Analytics? This is a web developer's guide, describing what GA is, how it relates to the law, and suggests some potential implementations. How Google Analytics works GA can be installed on a website in one of two ways – either by … Continue reading Google Analytics, EU Cookie Law and GDPR

The new face of Gmail

The other day I logged into my old Gmail account and discovered a pleasant surprise - Google has updated their webmail system.  The changes are subtle, but are still significant improvements.  So significant, in fact, that I'm moving all my personal mail to Gmail. (Curiously, it doesn't appear to be a global upgrade - I … Continue reading The new face of Gmail