What are cookies?
Typology, purpose and operation of Cookies in General.
1. Types of cookies according to the period of time they remain activated.
Depending on the length of time that they remain activated in the terminal equipment, we can distinguish: Session cookies: They are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that only interests to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (eg a list of products purchased). Persistent cookies: They are a type of cookies in which the data they are stored in the terminal and can be accessed and treated for a period defined by the person in charge of the cookie, and that can go from a few minutes to several years.
2. Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them.
Depending on the entity that manages the equipment or domain from which they are sent cookies and treat the data obtained, we can distinguish: Own cookies: Son those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or managed domain by the editor himself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.