The web analysis software always generate two type of cookies for every visitors visiting your website. They might be returning as either new or returning visitor.
I am now going to talk about the two type of it that can be generated for your website.
How to use Transient cookies to measure website statistics
In addition, when a visitor visits a website, it stores on visitors computer. They are always deleted whenever the visitors are leaving the website. This is been referred to as transient cookies. They are not permanent in nature. Transient cookies can be used as well to measure website statistics.
Use of Persistent cookies to measure website statistics
Whenever a visitor visit your website, there is a permanent one that are stored on their browser. This used to monitor their subsequent visit to your website. This type of cookies will remain there until the time that it is been removed by such individual.
There are other types of cookies such as:
Use of First party cookies to measure website statistics
Furthermore, When a visitor visit a website for the very first time, first party cookies are loaded to their browser. It is used to indicate their visit to your website. This help you to have accurate statistics for your website. This type of cookie are only specific to your website.
Using Third party cookies to measure website statistics
Some of the information provided by the user are now used in order to display targeted ads for that particular website. The cookie can help to know which type of ads always catch the attention of your audience.
Most website at times make use of first party cookies instead of third party own. This is largely due to laws that protect the privacy of users on that website.