Cookies

Last updated: 24 10 2022

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file containing information that the website saves on your computer.

If you don't want to use cookies you can set your web browser not to accept them. Doing so will mean that you cannot use all the functions available on this website.

How we use cookies

Informationsverige.se uses cookies to improve the visitor's experience of the website. This includes collecting anonymous statistics. No personal information about the visitor, such as email addresses or names, is saved.

The Act on Electronic Communication entered into force on 25 July 2003. Under this act we have to inform the visitor:

  • that the website contains cookies,
  • what these cookies are used for, and
  • how cookies can be avoided.

There are two types of cookies

A permanent cookie remains on your computer for a determined period of time. This is used e g for functions that tell you what has changed since you last visited the website. It can also be used to remember adaptations that you made to the website, such as what language you chose.

A session cookie is saved temporarily in your computer's memory while you are on a website. Session cookies are removed when you quit your web browser.

Turning off the cookie function

If you don't accept the use of cookies, you can turn off cookies in your web browser's preferences.

Cookies and media players

There are videos on the website which are owned by Informationsverige.se, and these are set not to use cookies. There are also videos from other agencies and organisations, and these may have cookies activated. 

Cookies are used for various purposes in media players. They may be functional cookies, cookies for increased security, cookies for analysing use and cookies for advertising and for personalising the user’s experience. Examples of information that cookies may collect include: 

  • your IP address 
  • what type of device you are using
  • what web browser you are using
  • your language settings
  • what website you were visiting when you opened the video.

When you open a YouTube or Vimeo video, you simultaneously approve the use of cookies. You can also set your web browser to allow or not allow the use of cookies. Several web browsers also offer you the option to use incognito browsing. This means that all cookies are removed from your browsing history as soon as you close the browser window.