This requirement is from Amazon’s Associates Program Operating Agreement and is related to transparency, and disclosing endorsements, a legal requirement under many countries’ laws :
You must clearly state the following, or any substantially similar statement previously allowed under this Agreement, on your Site or any other location where Amazon may authorize your display or other use of Program Content: “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.”
Privacy and Consent Requirements
You represent, warrant, and covenant that (a) you will participate in the Associates Program and create, maintain, and operate your Site in accordance with this Agreement, (b) neither your participation in the Associates Program nor your creation, maintenance, or operation of your Site will violate any applicable laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, orders, licenses, permits, guidelines, codes of practice, industry standards, self-regulatory rules, judgments, decisions, or other requirements of any governmental authority that has jurisdiction over you (including all such rules governing communications, data protection, advertising, and marketing)…
In addition we may (a) monitor, record, use, and disclose information about your Site and users of your Site that we obtain in connection with your display of Special Links and Program Content (for example, that a particular Amazon customer clicked through a Special Link from your Site before buying a product on the Amazon Site),(b) review, monitor, crawl, and otherwise investigate your Site to verify compliance with this Agreement…
You need to comply with applicable law, not just because it’s in your best interest to comply with the law, but also because to choose not to do so can be considered a breach of Amazon’s terms.
a mechanism to block scripts that may install cookies before consent is obtained; and
a means of registering/ collecting the consent to cookies.
How iubenda can help you to meet requirements
Once you’ve generated your policy, simply head to your dashboard and add our “Amazon Affiliation” service:
Customize as needed and embed the Cookie Solution code on your site. Depending on which platform your website uses, you can simply install one of our many plugins to make the set-up process even easier: