Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Magento Standard Cookies
|Cookie Name||Cookie Description|
|external_no_cache||A flag that indicates if caching is disabled.|
|persistent_shopping_cart||The session key.|
|Stf||If product links were sent to friends, stores the timestamps in the format: $timeStamp1, $timestamp2, …, $timestampN.|
|pollN||A poll ID that indicates if a vote has occurred.|
|guest-view||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
Google Analytics Cookies
|_utma||Distinguishes users and sessions.|
|_utmb||Determines new sessions/visits.|
|_utmc||Determines if the user was in a new session/visit.|
|_utmz||Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.|
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
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