User consent does not allow blocking of "Unclassified" cookies.
I am visiting a website, https://www.sqlsaturday.com/
It has your Cookiebot script on it.
I can deny the 4 preference cookies
I can deny the 13 statistics cookies
I can deny the bloody 162 marketing cookies.
But why are the 72 unclassified ones simply IMPOSSIBLE TO TOGGLE?!
There isn't even the feigned "eh, its an option but you cant select it" of a greyed-out checkbox like there is on "Necessary".
THERE IS JUST NO CHECKBOX AT ALL, and it would appear NO way to just say "Get rid of them too".
They aren't "required" and they arent anything else, so they just by default IMPLY "not required but you can't block them either" which I believe goes against what you are trying to do.
Your software is supposed to ALLOW USER CONSENT.
But if SO MANY cookies are NOT CLASSIFIED, and I DO NOT CONSENT...Then what? The hard place without a rock to throw at it = I still get cookies I don't want?!
ESPECIALLY WHEN A _LOT_ OF THEM ARE CLEARLY ADS
How is your software supposed to be working correctly? This is a BUG because I cannot block all non-required cookies, and having an Unclassified category does EVERYONE a disservice.
The reason why your could not deny the unclassified cookies is because they are not specified to a specific category e.g. necessary, marketing, preferences or statistic. When Cookiebot is implemented into the website it returns a scan results with all cookies on the website and try to automatically separate them into those four categories.
The fifth category (unclassified) is for those cookies which could not be automatically assigned into one of the above mentioned categories. In this case it is a responsibility of the admin of the website to assign the cookies from the "unclassified" category into other categories so they could be accepted or denied by the user.
Here you could find more information about the unclassified cookies and how they could be classified: https://support.cookiebot.com/hc/en-us/articles/360003735214-Unclassified-cookies-how-do-I-classify-them-manually-
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