Cookies are nothing new, we all have a lot of cookies stored on our computers, tablets and cell phones from different websites. What is new is that with the new legislation (ZEKom-1), there is a change in the information or communication. visitors’ consent to their use.
What are cookies?
These are small text files that most websites store on devices that users access the Internet to identify the specific devices that users have used when accessing. Their storage is under the full control of the browser that the user has – this can be limited or disabled if the cookies are stored. Cookies are not harmful and are always limited in time.
Why are cookies needed?
They are fundamental to providing user-friendly online services. The interaction between the web user and the website is faster and easier with the help of cookies. With their help, the site remembers the individual’s preferences and experiences, saving time and making browsing the sites more efficient and friendly.
Here are some specific examples of cookies:
to improve the user experience of the website, we tailor the content to visitors based on past visits
to save your selection when creating shortlisted devices and offers and compare them
we keep you logged in on parts of sites where sign-in is required
to identify your device (computer, tablet, cellphone) that allows you to customize the content displayed on your device
to monitor your visit, allowing you to check the effectiveness of your content delivery and the relevance of your ads, and to continually improve your pages
certain services are indispensable (eg online banks, online shops and other forms of e-commerce,…)
You decide whether to allow cookies to be stored on your device. You can control and change your cookie settings in your web browser.