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Last month, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office released a comprehensive Age Appropriate Design Code that seeks to protect children within the digital world.

The code sets out 15 flexible standards of age appropriate design for online services. These standards focus on providing “high privacy” default settings, transparency to children with regard to active location tracking

Since the GDPR went into effect in May 2018, there’s been a noticeable surge in the display of cookie consent notices (or cookie banners), with large variations in text, the choices presented to users, and even the position of the notice on the webpage.

But how are users actually interacting with these cookie banners, if