Typically, websites incorporate some combination of six main cookie types. These are:
- Essential: regarding the functions of a website, including but not limited to your login information or the loading of a page.
- Analytical: Analytical cookies often track the pages clicked on by a user, how long they remain on a page, how often they visit, and if they receive errors. These cookies are anonymous and used predominantly for website quality and management.
- Functional: These cookies are authorized for expanding the user experience, for example, keeping a chat screen opens if you navigate to a different page or changing the language.
- Targeting: targeting cookies are used for advertising. Targeting cookies are remembered after you leave a website and used to promote products and services that may interest you.
- Persistent: Persistent cookies remain even as you leave a website, and can be deleted manually or automatically depending on your computer/device settings.
- Session: Session cookies are removed when you close a browser and are usually relegated for function and performance
Right of Refusal
www.allaboutcookies.org offers an instructive guide if you need further details.