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Passive Consent

Passive consent definition (noun)

Passive consent is when a user gives agreement (most likely to a website’s use of cookies) without performing a unique action, like clicking a button. Passive consent is often collected through means such as site banners, where a user’s continued use of the site constitutes consent.

Appears in: Cookie Policies, Privacy Policies, GDPR, and CalOPPA

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