What kinds of cookies and tracking technologies does the Cookiebot scanner find?

When a website is being scanned, the Cookiebot scanner crawls it looking for all known types of cookies and tracking technology. This includes everything from the most common types of http cookies to much more advanced tracking technology such as ultrasound beacons.

The Cookiebot scanner will find the following types of cookies and tracking technology:

  • HTTP/Javascript – important: the scanner will also find the dynamic cookies being set during a user’s interaction with the website and not just the static cookies being set when the site is launched
  • HTML5 Local storage
  • Flash Local Shared Object
  • Silverlight Isolated Storage
  • IndexedDB
  • Pixel tags
  • Ultrasound beacons
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