Here's a list of the main types of cookies we use, and what we use them for. We've described them using the categories recommended by the International Chamber of Commerce in the ICC UK Cookie Guide.
(When we mention "cookies", we also mean web beacons and other technologies that collect information in a similar way to cookies on websites or emails. When we mention "websites", we also mean mobile applications and emails.)
Pearson's cookies typically contain:
- a unique name set by the site that generated it
- a value - the information within it that recalls your previous activities
- an expiration date, which determines how long the cookie will remain active in your browser before being automatically deleted.