Cookies after accepting cookies?

This is probably a simple question, but still…
Here in Europe, because of the GDPR, all websites are obliged to show a banner where you have to give your consent for the site to track you using cookies.
If I have Block all cookies enabled and I do give my consent, does the site store my behavior in cookies on my device?
I suspect not because Brave blocks cookies no matter what, but I just want to be sure.

Thanks for building a great browser.

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Yeah known issue,

https://github.com/brave/brave-browser/issues/5318 Just working through it :slight_smile:

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I think this is not what i am asking. In the current setup, cookies blocked, when i accept the “We will follow you forever using our illegal and privacy invading cookies” consent, with Block All Cookies set in Brave, does Brave still store the cookies? Or are they blocked at the browser level no matter what the website tries to do?
Ah, and yes, https://github.com/brave/brave-browser/issues/5318 is a good enhancement as well.

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The downside if you block all cookies via shields on a specific site, the message could keep showing up (because the cookie message can’t be set correctly). This will depend on the cookie message javascript.
When sites display cookie messages, the site may use first-party cookies when displaying/actioning the cookie message, most of this will be resolved in https://github.com/brave/brave-browser/issues/5318 (because it’ll stop most of the cookie scripts from executing).

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And i think you are building a great and much needed enhancement. But at the moment, if i block cookies in the browser, will my cookie consent agreement still drop cookies on my device? Or can i say Agree knowing that Brave will block the cookies anyway?

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So from my understanding, it’s also depends on the cookies setting on your Shield. If it’s set to block 3rd party cookies, then 1st party cookies may still saved. :point_up:

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If you block ALL cookies both globally and per-site specific setting then no cookies should get past the browser.