Two types of cookies
There are two types of cookies:
- persistent cookies, which remain on your computer for a specified time.
- session cookies, which are temporarily stored in your computer’s memory while you are browsing the website. Session cookies disappear when you close your browser.
We use both types of cookies
Permanent cookies, we use among other things, to obtain statistics on how the site is used. We use Google Analytics as statistics tool. Session cookies, we use to be able to use some of the services available on the site.
If you do not want cookies stored on your computer, you can turn off the feature in your browser settings. This means that certain functions on our website will not work for you.
New rules from 1 July 2011
Parliament has approved an amendment which means that cookies may only be stored on the visitor’s computer if the visitor is informed about the purpose of them and consent. The amendment is based on an EU directive and will apply from 1 July 2011.
The Swedish Post and Telecom Agency, PTS, has developed information about the new cookie rules for website visitors. PTS is the authority that monitors the electronic communications sector in Sweden.