Cookies are small files that are installed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies mainly allow a website to store and access information about your browsing habits or computer. Cookies can recognise you depending on the information they contain, the way you use your computer, the type of cookie and the information they collect.
a) Based on the entity that manages the cookies:
b) Based on duration:
c) Based on purpose:
Company: Google Inc.
Name of cookie: _ga, _gat, _gid
Purpose and duration: Measure and analyse browsing on websites.
The cookies _gat and _gid are active until the end of the session and cookies _ga expire in 2 years.
Company: YouTube, Google Inc.
Name of cookie: PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC
Purpose and duration: They enable you to view Youtube videos.
The cookies PREF and VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE track your browsing habits and show you personalised adverts based on your interests.
Company: Facebook Inc.
Name of cookie: fr
Purpose and duration: Shows and indicates the Facebook “Like” button.
The cookie fr expires in 30 days.
Below you will find some links to information on how to set your preferences in most major web browsers:
Furthermore, you can visit the Your Online Choices website, where in addition to useful information you can set, on a provider-by-provider basis, your preferences regarding third-party advertising cookies.