A cookie is a text file saved on your computer when you visit. Cookies are very commonly used on websites for many basic functions.
Two types of Cookies
There are two different types of cookies:
- The first type saves a file on your computer, this file is used for functions that for example informs you what’s new since you last visited the website.
- The second type are called a session cookie. This cookie is stored temporary in your computers memory while you’re surfing on a website. This cookie can be used to keep track of what language you’ve chosen or other basic interface options. Session cookies are not stored in your computer for long periods of time, they are removed when you close your web browser.
Are cookies harmful?
No, cookies are not harmful. Cookies are just normal text files and can not contain any viruses. The files are very small and most browsers only allow a certain amount of cookies to be saved on your memory. So there´s no risk of your hard drive filling up and there´s no risk of getting viruses through them.
Can I say no to cookies?
If you don’t want to allow storage of cookies on your computer you can choose to turn it off in your browsers settings. Then cookies will not be stored but you won’t be able to use certain parts of our website, and other parts of the website won’t work correctly.
What does the law say about cookies?
By the law of electronic communications everyone who visits a webpage must get access to information about the fact that the webpage contains cookies and the purpose of the usage of cookies. The visitor must also give their consent to cookies to be used in this way.
The purpose of the law is to protect the users integrity. Cookies are used at many websites to give you as a visitor access to certain functions. The information embedded in the cookie is also possible to use to track your surfing, especially if it’s in third part cookies which you’ll find on many websites. Cookies can therefore be used to compile and analyze the information you’ve left when you’ve been surfing online.
Our usage of cookies
We use permanent cookies to collect statistics about visitors on the website. They are saved when you leave the website, but don’t contain any personal information. The IP address isn’t saved either.
We also use session cookies. They do not contain any personal information such as e-post or names. A session cookie is removed when you leave the website.
Google Analytics (and webmaster tools)
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analytic service which is from Google, Inc. (“Google”) with the purpose of improving your website.
Google uses this information in the purpose of evaluating your usage of the website, compile reports of activities on the website for whoever has the website and provides other services together with the activity on the website and the usage of Internet. Google can also transfer this information to third parties if that’s required by law.
Google will not connect your IP to other data Google holds. You can deny the usage of cookies by choosing to use certain settings in your web browser, but please observe that if you do you won’t be able to use the websites full functionality.
By using this web site, you consent to Google processing your personal information in the manner and for the purposes described above.