What are cookies?
A cookie is a text-file that is stored in your browser, and is used to recognise your computer on repeated visits. Cookies facilitate the recognition of your computer and gather information about which sites and functions your browser visits and uses. Cookies do not store your personal information like who you are, what your name is, where you live or if the computer is used by more than one person. A cookie is a passive file and does not contain viruses.
Different types of cookies
Some cookies like session cookies are only stored on your IT-equipment as long as your browser is open. Other cookies like persistent cookies are stored on your IT-equipment for a longer period. If you return to a website the cookie will normally be renewed automatically. A cookie is deleted after 2 years if it isn’t renewed. Often cookies from other parties than the owner of the website are stored (third-party cookies). These can be cookies with normal function but also with analysis tools and embedded comment fields.
What are cookies used for on our website?
How to reject and delete cookies
You can always decline cookies on your computer by changing the settings on your browser. Where the setting functions are located depends on the used browser. However, you need to be aware, that if you decline cookies, there will be many functions and services on the website that you will not be able to use, because they require that the website remembers the choices you make. Use the following links for guidance to your browser.
- Internet Explorer.
- Safari – Iphone, Ipad and other Apple products.
- Flash cookies (applies for all browsers).
- Mobile phones with Android operating system.
When you visit this website without declining or deleting cookies you have accepted their use.
Changes in the policy