What are cookies?
Cookies are used to collect and store small chunks of data relating to your activity on a given website. For example, if you add items to your basket and leave the site, cookies will ensure that your basket is still full when you return.
Used correctly, they make browsing more convenient and save users time and effort.
Why are cookie policies required?
The European Union introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018, which made cookie policies a requirement for website owners.