Web browser cookies
Classification and types of cookies used
The different types of cookies used can be classified according to various criteria: uptime, managing organization and purpose.
According uptime of cookies on the user’s browser, we can differentiate between session cookies and persistent cookies. Session Cookies are those used while the user browses the website and are retained for the time of shipping. They are used to store information on access and use of the site itself. Meanwhile, Persistent Cookies are those which are stored for a limited time the user’s browser, even when it has finished browsing the page.
According to the entity that manages and sets the cookies, we find the Own Cookies and Third Party Cookies. The Treasury Cookies are those set by the domain of the website visited by the user and only accesses the domain itself. They are typically used, among others, to remind the user in their successive visits to the website. Meanwhile, Third Party Cookies are those established and operated by domains other than the website itself accessed. They are generally used for tracking users in different sites with the aim to send users customized to your tastes and interests advertising.
As a last type of classification, we find different types of cookies depending on their purpose: Technical Cookies, Cookies Analysis, the Rack Cookies Cookies and customization.
Techniques Cookies are those considered necessary for the proper functioning of the Website and the services offered therein. Some uses of these cookies could be remind users when browsing and remember the set selected by each user for further payment and purchase products. Analysis Cookies are used to study and learn anonymously on user behavior while surfing the web page. Some applications of the information collected by these cookies are used to explore aspects concerning the total visitors users and the products that generate attraction between users within the website. The Rack Cookies allow adapting the web advertising space to interest visitors effective users. And finally, Personalization Cookies allow the web site to use for each user a general set of predefined as may be the language or the type of browser used features.