Under the new European Union (EU) legislation on cookies, all information gathered from users will be used to offer an improved user experience. Article 5(3) of the ePrivacy directive stipulates that all users will be asked for prior consent before accessing their personal data. In order to conform to this stipulation, we will always ask users if they agree to our cookies and other tracking technologies. To make your consent valid, we will make sure that it is first and foremost specific and freely given. Notice that some cookies don’t comply with the above requirement. Consent shall not be asked in the following scenarios:
Cookies that used only to carry out transmission of a communication
Cookies that are absolutely necessary for the service provider to carry out requests from users
As per the law, the following types of cookies are exempt from consent:
User- input cookies used to keep track of users’ data when filling out forms, shopping carts, etc.
Third-party cookies used for sharing content on social media
Authentication cookies in order to identify users once they log in and the duration of the session.
User-based security cookies as a means of preventing authentication abuse.
Multimedia content player cookies that store data while a video or audio content plays on a specific website.
When obtaining consent from users, we will use the following two methods:
Affirmative and explicit consent