Without prejudice to the fact that the same cookie may be included in more than one category, in general, cookies can be classified into three large categories depending on:
– Its origin or the entity that manages it: Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data. This type of cookies can be subcategorized as own (sent from a computer or domain managed by the person responsible for the web) or third parties (sent from a computer or domain that is not managed by the person responsible, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies).
– The duration of the cookie: According to the period of time in which they remain active in the user’s terminal. These cookies can be subcategorized as session cookies, that is, those designed to collect and store data while the user accesses the website, or persistent, those in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period of time. definite time.
– Its purpose: Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained is processed, cookies can be subcategorized as:
- Strictly necessary cookies.
- Analytics cookies.
- Functionality cookies.
- Advertising Cookies