Cookies are a common tool used online to learn about and respond to user website activities. They are stored on your device’s web browser by the websites you visit. Most websites, web applications and mobile applications use cookies to improve your user experience and deliver relevant ads to you.

If your website uses cookies, which is very likely, you must disclose this.

In this article, we’ll explore Cookies Policies in more detail.

We’ll also look at the important details you should include in your Cookies Policy, as well as some examples of websites with Cookies Policies.

What are Cookies?

In the context of computers, cookies are small files that contain information about browsing activity.

Whenever you visit a website, the website sends a cookie to the device you’re using to access the website. Your device automatically stores the cookie in a file that’s located within your web browser.

When you revisit a site, the website will respond in a more personalized way, remembering your preferences, providing faster page load times and so forth.

What are cookies used for?