What exactly is a cookie?

A cookie is a short text file, which the website you visit saves on your computer.

There are two types of cookies. One type stores a file on your computer for an extended period of time and is, for instance, used for functions such as informing the user of what is new since they last visited the website. The other type of cookie is a so-called session cookie. While you are surfing the internet and visiting a site, this cookie is temporarily saved in your computer memory for functions such as keeping track of which language you have chosen. Session cookies are not stored on your computer as such and disappear as soon as you shut down your computer.

Avoiding cookies

Should you want to avoid cookies altogether, you can adjust your computer settings to this effect. The computer will then automatically deny cookie storage or inform you every time a website requests for cookies to be saved/stored. You can also use your web browser to erase cookies that have been stored on your computer during previous internet sessions. To find out more, please take a look at the help and support pages on your specific web browser.

More information about cookies and electronic communication can also be found on the ‘Post- och Telestyrelsen’ website (

Google Analytics

If the use of cookies on this website is accepted by the visitor/you, the statistics tool Google Analytics will automatically be activated. The website uses Google Analytics in order to ascertain how a visitor uses this website, where the purpose is to improve the website and its content. Google Analytics is a third-party service administered and supplied by Google.

The data generated through your use of the website will be stored by Google on one of their servers, but not linked to a specific individual. Google could, in accordance with their general terms & conditions, transmit information to a third party if this is required by law or if a third party is processing the data on behalf of Google.

Cookies used for Google Analytics:

_ga, _ga*  Distinguishes different visitors and gathers statistics for the usage of this website. Lifespan: 2 years. .

These cookies are used to:

  • Indicate which domain is being tracked
  • Identify the number of unique users
  • Limit the number of enquiries from clients/users to the server
  • Save data relating to the number and times/periods of the user’s/users’ previous visits to the website
  • Save information on how the user arrived at the website
  • Save information relating to the start and end of a session

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