Cookies are placed on the user’s computer by the websites visited and contain information such as the page settings or login status. Cookies are therefore small files created by the websites visited. They improve the user experience by saving browsing data. Cookies help the website remember your site settings and offer you locally relevant content. A small file (cookie) is sent by the provider’s website to the computer of the website visitor in order to establish the fact and time of the visit. The provider informs the website visitor of this.
- Mandatory session cookie: designed to support certain functions of the site related to the user session.
- Google Analytics cookie: Provides anonymous, aggregated information about the activities of a visitor to the website.
- Google Adwords cookie: A cookie used to measure the success of campaigns. No personally identifiable information is stored with this cookie either.
- Facebook pixel: used to optimise Facebook ads and track their effectiveness.
All About Cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/