- Uses website analytics or tracking software. For example, if you use Google Analytics, Clicky or another tool to view website usage statistics.
- Stores cookies on visitors' computers. These can be used for many things, like advertising or remembering preferences. (There are specific cookie rules, too.)
- Collects personal data from visitors. For instance, by asking them to sign up to an email newsletter or entering their details to make a purchase.
- Allows people to register and sign in. It's important visitors can understand how their registration details will be used.
- Includes third-party advertising or tracking code. Embedding ads, videos or content from other services may add their code and cookies to your website.
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