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Cookies used by Episerver

This repository contains a description of cookies that are used by the Episerver platform

Please feel free to send a pull request to add further cookies from other Episerver components

Cookie name Episerver component Category Lifetime Purpose / Description
ASP.NET_SessionId ASP.NET framework Strictly Necessary Session This cookie is required to identify requests from the same browser during a limited session time window when browsing the website. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
EPi:NumberOfVisits EPiServer.CMS.Core Functionality Persistant (1 year from creation) This cookie is only used when using the Visitor Group 'Number of Visits' criteria. It is used to store what the number of times you access pages on the site. It allows personalisation of content based on the frequency you have viewed content on the site.
.EPiServerLogin, EPiDPCKEY, .ASPXRoles EPiServer.CMS.UI Strictly Necessary Session These cookies are used to allow login / access and permissions when using the CMS interface
__epiXSRF EPiServer.CMS.UI Strictly Necessary Session This cookie is used to protect the user against cross-site request forgery (XSRF). It is used only by the CMS UI
.EPiForm_BID EPiServer.Forms Functionality Persistant (90 days from creation) This cookie is used when a visitor submits data to via an Episerver form. This cookie allows us to identification of the form submission made to the site.
.EPiForm_VisitorIdentifier EPiServer.Forms Functionality Persistant (90 days from creation) This cookie is used when a visitor submits data to via an Episerver form. This cookie allows us to identification of the form submission made to the site.
EPiForm_{xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx}:{xxxxx} EPiServer.Forms Functionality Persistant (90 days from creation) This cookie is used when a visitor submits data via an Episerver form. This cookie stores any partial form submissions so a user can continue with the submission on return. (The xxx refers to a unique identifier)
EPI-MAR-{xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxx:xx} EPiServer.Marketing.Testing Analytical/performance Persistant (variable according th the test) This cookie is used to record a visitors interaction with a website optimisation test that is running. The data used in this cookie ensures that a user has a consistent experience. The cookie is removed after the test has completed. Typically optimisation tests are short-lived (1 week)
ARRAffinity DXC (Azure) Strictly Necessary Session This cookie is used to route the request made through a web browser to the same machine in the DXC cloud environment. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
JSESSIONID DXC (New Relic) Analytical/performance Session This cookie is required to identify requests from the same browser during a limited session time window when browsing the website. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. We use this cookie to understand how well our website performs for visitors.
__cfuid DXC (CloudFlare) Strictly Necessary Persistant (1 year from creation) This cookie is used to speed up page loading times and override any security restrictions that may be applied to a browser based on the IP address it is coming from.