What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a small text file containing information which is stored on your computer. Cookies are only used for technical reasons and to facilitate your use of a website. One type of cookie will save a file permanently on your computer. It can thereafter be used to customize this website based on the user’s choices and interests. Another common type of cookie is the “session cookie”. When you visit a website, session cookies are sent between your computer and the server to collect information. Session cookies are not saved once you close your web browser.
Why do we collect cookies?
We collect cookies on our websites to learn more about our visitors and how our content and services are used. In this way, we can improve and develop the website. We also provide location services where visitors can choose to save their location data.
Features and content
We use Google Analytics to collect information about our visitors, which is done through saved cookies. We get information about how visitors use the website, which pages they visit, which websites the visitors come from, the number of visits and the type of devices used during the visits. The purpose of collecting this information is to improve and develop the website.
Cookies can be used when a visitor wants to customize websites according to their own wishes. This could be, for example, requests regarding the appearance of a website that is frequently visited, custom contrast or font size for ergonomic reasons, custom sorting or custom selections.
The browser can also be configured so that the visitor decides whether he / she wants to accept each cookie file that a website sends to the computer. With such a setting, the visitor is informed of the cookie file before it is saved and can choose to accept it or not.
- GDPR (https://europa.eu/youreurope/business/dealing-with-customers/data-protection/data-protection-gdpr/index_en.htm)