Cookies are small files sent from a server to an end user’s device (computer, laptop, smartphone).
Cookies in general are used e.g. to identify the user and his settings, customize site’s appearance, provide authorization services (login), show targeted ads, preserve the basket in online shopping and collect statistic.
Session cookies are stored temporarily until the browser is closed and are usually needed for a site to run properly.
Persistent cookies are cookies saved for a longer period (which period can be changed in browser settings), usually used for user’s preferences.
Third party cookies are persistent cookies, usually used to collect statistics and show targeted ads.
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