It is possible to divide cookies into different categories depending on their use and on who sends (sets) the cookie
Technical cookies are cookies necessary for website navigation or to provide the services offered by the website. They are not used for ulterior purposes.
Profiling cookies are cookies used to track user navigation and create a profile of their habits which can then be used to send advertising messages to the user’s device.
Cookies can also be categorized into first party and third party cookies depending on who sets the cookie.
First party cookies
These are set directly by the website that you are visiting and can only be accessed by that site.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting. For example, the website might use a third party analytics company who will set their own cookie to perform this service. The website you are visiting may also contain content embedded from, for example YouTube or Flickr, and these sites may set their own cookies.
Cookies used by this website
How to manage cookies
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