Understanding Cookies: What Every Business Should Know [Infographic]
- Einat Etzioni
- January 15, 2020
- 3 min read
While the technology behind cookies is not new, the extent to which they’re regulated is.
Cookies were first developed in the 1990s as a way of enabling websites to store important details about each user without relying exclusively on server-side storage. Today, they are used nearly universally on major websites, and it is common for a single website to use dozens or hundreds of them. So, while much of the technology driving websites has changed in the past 25 years, chances are that your website relies heavily on cookies.
To ensure that your company is using cookies legally, it’s important to understand what cookies are, what they do, what the key risk factors are, and how they’re regulated. For a quick overview of the basic factors all businesses should keep in mind when using cookies, check out our latest (downloadable) infographic:
Ready for a closer look at cookies, the risk factors to keep in mind, and the steps your company should take to stay on the right side of the law? Download our eBook The Essential Guide to Cookie Compliance: What Every Business Should Know About Cookies to learn more.