Cookies are small text files, which contain data stored on the visitor’s computer and created by the websites that are visited. The purpose is to give visitors access to different functions.
There are two types of cookies:
- A session cookie is stored temporarily in the computer’s memory while a visitor is on a web page. The session cookie disappears when you close the browser.
- A lasting cookie is left on the visitor’s computer until it is deleted or until its set lifetime is ended.
You can change your browser’s security settings so that you either do not receive any cookies at all or that you receive a query every time a site tries to place a cookie on your computer. You can also delete previously stored cookies, see your browser’s help pages for more information.
COOKIES On KUNSKAPSFÖRMEDLINGEN
Kunskapsförmedlingen uses Google Analytics to get information about how visitors use the site. Google Analytics uses three cookies: a session cookie deleted when the session ends, a cookie saved for thirty minutes, and a cookie saved for two years.
The information created by these cookies through your use of the site (including your IP address) is forwarded to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The purpose of this for Kunskapsförmedlingen is to gather data on how the site is used to be able to improve content, navigation and structure. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or in cases where a third party treats the information on behalf of Google.