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session cookie

Also called a transient cookie, a cookie that is erased when the user closes the Web browser. The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from the user��s computer. They typically will store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

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