Cookies are usually classified into (i) Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies, and (ii) in First Party Cookies and Third Party Cookies, which will be explained in the following.
3.1 Session Cookies
Session Cookies ensure that a User can use functions and refer to information on the TMG-Website in an efficient way. For example, they ensure that a User is not required to enter the same information repeatedly while using the TMG-Website. They are stored in temporary memory and deleted when the web browser is closed.
3.2 Persistent Cookies
Persistent Cookies are stored on the hard disk of the User's device and are not deleted if the web browser is closed. For example, they are used to save a setting that ensures a User can use the same language when he/she visits next time and to record the number of visits. The period these Cookies are stored varies from Cookie to Cookie.
3.3 First Party and Third Party Cookies