What is a cookie?
Normally, it’s a sweet biscuit – in this context however, it’s small text files stored in your browser. Could be of products in your cart, your preferred language setting and like.
The information is passed between the browser and the webserver which makes it possible for the website to recognize your settings when you return to the site, for a seamless user-experience.
Law of the cookie
The Cookie Law is a piece of privacy legislation that requires websites to get consent from visitors to store or retrieve any information on a computer, smartphone or tablet.
It was designed to protect online privacy, by making consumers aware of how information about them is collected and used online, and give them a choice to allow it or not.
Accept or decline?
When the cookie window pop-up, you get the option to either “Accept” or “Decline” the cookies.
Accepting makes the website experience smoother in the future, while declining gives you absolute privacy.