Cookies are classified on the base of duration and the website that sets them:
- Session cookies: These end when the browser session ends.
- Persistent cookies. These end after a fixed time period.
- First-party cookies: Set by the websites, can be read only by those websites. These are usually used to save informations like preferences to be used on future visits.
- Third-party cookies: During the navigation, the user can receive on its terminal cookies from other web sources. These can come from links such as maps, images, sounds, or links to other websites that reside on a different server than the requested website.
How to control and delete cookies
If you are on a mobile device, follow the instructions provided with the device itself.
If you need additional information about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org