A cookie is piece of information sent by a web server to a web
browser. If accepted, the browser software will save it and send
it back to the server whenever the browser makes additional requests
from the server.
Cookies for the basis for monitoring the activity of visitors to
a website, and can show which pages have been visited, for how
long and how frequently. They also are an integral part of more
Spyware and Adware.
Web Analytics for Small Businesses.
HitBox Professional delivers nearly instant insight into online visitor
behaviour. The cookie is used to sell more products and services,
improve online lead generation and increase advertising revenue.
Atwola – this one seems to be rather sinister – not much
listed as a cookie, until otherwise notified we assume it to be related
to commercial spyware
A Tracking Cookie. ie a cookie that is shared among two or more unrelated
sites for the purpose of tracking a user's browsing and/or gathering
and/or sharing information which users may regard as private.
Advertisers, marketers, and website publishers use Mediaplex products – MOJO
Adserver, MOJO Mail, and MOJO Publisher – to deliver and track
advertisements and marketing messages over the Internet.
DoubleClick is top Web marketing company registered on the New
York Stock Exchange. This company uses internet activity spyware
to gain general information about the types of sites you visit
and other non-personally identifiable information about you in
order to deliver advertisements about goods and services that may
be of interest to you. In the process of serving advertisements
or providing other marketing services, DoubleClick may place or
recognize a unique, non-personally identifiable cookie in your
browser. In providing these services, they do not link personally
identifiable information (such as your name, land address or telephone
number) to your Web site visits. If you would like more information
about DoubleClick, its business practices, and its privacy policies,
visit the Doubleclick
You will find information on Opting Out from DoubleClick at Adware
For information on detecting Cookies, controlling cookies, managing
Cookies, and how to block cookies visit Cookie