Cookies, depending on the time they remain activated, can be divided into session or permanent cookies:
Session and persistent cookies:
Session cookies are designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that only interests to preserve for the provision of the service requested by the user in a single occasion. In the case of persistent data remains stored in the device for a period of time, thus facilitating the control of the preferences chosen without returning to repeat certain parameters each time you visit the website. Additionally, depending on the entity that manages them, cookies can be classified as own or third party:
Own or third party cookies:
Own cookies are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided. In contrast, third-party cookies are those that are sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies. As for this, the cookies can be:
Technical cookies / personalization / analysis / advertising:
The technical cookies would be those that allow controlling traffic and data communication; those of personalization, those that leave the users access according to some own characteristics that are collected (browser, language, etc.). The analysis ones are those that allow the person responsible for them, the tracking and the size of the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked, collect data on the behavior of the users and allow the development of a user profile. Finally, advertising companies collect data on the management of advertising spaces.