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session, distinguishing your visit from any other visitors that may be using the website at the same time. This cookie expires at the end
of the user session.
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of the user session.


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Essential Cookie firebugRedirect Shows a popup to users who have been redirected from old domain. This cookie will expire after 60 days. Click here for more information about Firebug
Essential Cookie consortium Shows a popup to users who have been redirected from old domain. This cookie will expire after 60 days.
Essential Cookie eMagHostID This cookie is used to maintain the position within the online catalogue. This cookie will expire after 1 year.
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HTTP Session Cookie X-Mapping This cookie is essential to keep your browser sessions intact. It is created by the load balancer, used to maintain the user on to a front end node and will expire when you close the browser window. This cookie expires at the end of the user session.

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Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform CART The association with your shopping cart.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform CURRENCY Your preferred currency
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform STORE The store view or language you have selected.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
Essential Cookie For Magento Web Platform WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.