Web Cookie Regulation for Bike Europe Visitors
AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – In 2013 the Dutch Telecommunication’s authorities OPTA are starting strict checks on the compliance of websites with the latest ‘cookie regulations’. What does that mean for you when browsing www.bike-eu.com?
Cookie regulations require publishers and website owners to ask visitors for authorization to store a cookie in your browser. Cookies are safe for your computer, they cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on your computer. Tracking cookies and especially third-party tracking cookies are commonly used as ways to compile long-term records of individuals’ browsing histories.
We need your authorization!
To maintain access to news items, market reports, international trade and safety regulations on bicycles, product news and all other information on www.bike-eu.com you need to authorize us to store a cookie in your browser when asked to do so. When applicable, the question will pop up next January when browsing www.bike-eu.com.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser while a you are browsing a website. When you in future browse the same website, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of your previous activity. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember the state of the website or activity you had taken in the past. This can include clicking particular buttons, logging in, or a record of which pages were visited by you.