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They're discarded on a per-session basis. Using the 'New Tor Circuit for this Site' will only cause Tor Browser to use a new circuit for the site, it will not clear any other information. That is what the 'New Identity' option is for, see the Tor Browser Design and Implementation. N.B. On Firefox's Private Browsing windows, cookies and other tracking data ...


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Entry nodes generally know your IP address, the IP address of the next hop and and they can see traffic patterns. Tor sends so called cells, they have all the same size and are padded if necessary. This helps to avoid traffic correlation and figuring out the exact amount of traffic sent. This provides some protection but a sophisticated adversary might still ...


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