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Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation

Please don't call this streamlining In an effort to provide a uniform and compliant solution, as well as to streamline the data privacy experience, ... Before: click a link, download data. After: ...
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Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation

A clarification question. The first point you are planning to remove states that "Stack Overflow never sells or shares your activity data with third parties." Some time ago ColleenV pointed ...
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Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation

For the second section, these preferences are managed via the cookie consent preference center which can be accessed by selecting “Cookie Settings” in the site footer. Are they? Cookie Settings lets ...
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Include a "reject all" button in the cookies banner

I would rather see something like this banner: We don't need "cookies" in the button text. There is a bunch of text already explaining that this is about consenting to cookies. I think &...
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Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation

I'm assuming the privacy policy will be updated as part of this change to remove references to controlling privacy settings in the user's Account Settings, so here are a few places I found some ...
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Include a "reject all" button in the cookies banner

It took a while (and some wrestling), but we've finally released a "Strictly necessary only" button in the Consent Banner. You can find more info in the official meta post. Thank you for ...
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Include a "reject all" button in the cookies banner

"Reject all cookies" means rejecting all cookies, including the strictly necessary cookies. The only thing that button will do is close the website from your browser tab because you disagree ...
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Update to cookie consent modal for EEA/UK users

An FYI to anyone using some form of ad/thing-blocking (Ex. StevenBlack/hosts): As confirmed in this staff comment, the new dialog uses web resources from OneTrust (see cookielaw.org) regardless of ...
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Cookie consent going down hill

Since people continue to argue that that consent window can't be from Stack Exchange, I wanted to post this answer to provide some insight (I am not feeling at ease with replacing the question ...
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Cookie notice popup is in Russian even for English sites

Thanks for the report. You should see the correct language now. [UPDATE Mar 11] Changed this back to status-review. Will update once resolved. [UPDATE Mar 12] Issue confirmed resolved.
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Overlapped items on cookie customization popup

[UPDATE] Issue resolved. Thanks for the report. The team is aware and working on the issue. I'll update this answer when this has been resolved. Thanks!
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Cookie pop-ups are repeatedly displayed on international sites & translations are not reflected and displayed in English

[UPDATE 1] The repeatedly displayed issue should now be resolved. The team is still workin on the translations issue. I'll update the thread again and tag as status-completed once that has been fixed. ...
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Upcoming privacy updates: removal of the Activity data section and Google conversion pixel deprecation

Your two stated reasons only motivate removing the "Download Activity Data" button and the "Use my on-site activity" toggle. Therefore, surely, you should keep the statement: ...
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Unable to customize cookie settings on stackoverflow.co

This appears to have been fixed. I don't know if it was fixed by fixing other problems but the Cookie Settings modal now appears correctly, with the all the buttons working properly. Checked on both ...
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