Cookies

Updated: 2/19/2016

On this website, we use cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on the device you browse, for example, a computer or a mobile phone. The text file that is sent is not harmful and does not contain any program code.

A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer when you visit the website. The cookie contains no information that can be linked to you as an individual. This site uses cookies to improve the site and make it more user-friendly.

Learn more about cookies on the Post- och telestyrelsen's website.

We use these cookies on the website

Accept and close the question about cookies

Name: KovAcceptCookies
Purpose: A cookie is created when you accept the use of cookies on this site by clicking "I do" at the top of the page.
Benefit: The question will not be asked again on any visits on the site during a 12 month period.
Data stored by cookies: No personal information, only information about your computer and your browser.
Shelf life: Cookies are stored for one year.

Information about ongoing visit to the page

Name: APS.NET_Sessionsid
Purpose: Cookies registering choices you make or services you use during your visit.
Benefit: The storage in the cookie simplifies your use of the website and the services available on it.
Data stored by the cake: The choices you make during your visit. Cookies contains no information about you as a person.
Shelf life: The cookie is erased when you close your browser.

Statistics on use of the website

Name: _utma _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmv, _utmz .EPiTrace, siteimproveses and nmstat
Purpose: Cookies collect statistics on the number of visits over time on the site, how long your visits last, the pages you visit and the page that you as a visitor come from when logging onto the site.
Benefit: Cookies make it possible for us to improve the user experience for visitors.
Data stored by cookie: No personal information, only information about your computer and your browser.
Shelf life: _utma: deleted two years after your last visit to the site, _utmb and _utmt: deleted 30 minutes after your visit, or after you've been inactive for 30 minutes, _utmc, siteimproveses and EPiTrace: deleted when you close your browser and _utmz: deleted 6 months after it was placed on your computer and nmstat after 1000 days.

Faster presentation of the page content

Name: Arraffinity
Purpose: Hallakonsument.se uses Azure cloud service for storing content on the site. The service requires that the cookie is added.
Benefit: The cake is added in order to enhance the user experience by enabling faster presentation of the page content for users.
Data stored by cookies: No personal information, only information about your computer and your browser.
Shelf life: The cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Text-to-speech function

Name: ReadSpeakerHL, ReadSpeakerHLicon, ReadSpeakerHLspeed and ReadSpeaker Settings
Purpose: The cookies are added in order to supply a text-to-speech function on the site. The cookies are required based on the features we have chosen to provide the solution from the provider ReadSpeaker.
Benefits: We want to offer our users the ability to listen to the site. For many it is an appreciated service.
Data stored by cookies: No personal information, only information about your computer and your browser.
Storage duration: ReadSpeakerHL, ReadSpeakerHLicon and ReadSpeakerHLspeed deleted when you close your browser. ReadSpeaker Settings are stored in four days after your visit.

Monitoring of advertising

Name: doubleclick.net/id
Purpose: The cookie is meant recognize users who clicked on our ads on sites where we choose to advertise.
Benefit: By following the user who clicked on our ads, we can better evaluate your advertising effectiveness
Data stored by cookies: Information about your computer, your browser and where you have previously navigated. Can also store depersonalised information about age, gender and interests.
Storage duration: The cookie is stored for two years.

If you do not want to accept the storage of cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, your browser can be set to automatically refuse the storage of cookies, or to notify you each time a website asks to store cookies. Through your browser you can also delete previously stored cookies. Visit your browsers help pages for more information. If you choose not to accept cookies, the site features described above will be completely or partially disabled.

If you do not approve the use of collected data for ad- or web statistics purposes by Google services, you can use so-called opt-out additions to your web browser or a service from the industry organization EDAA:

Ad Settings for Google Analytics on the Google website

Opt-out extensions for Google Analytics on the Google website

Learn more about and activate the service on EDAAs website

SFS:You can read more about laws regarding electronic communication on the Swedish parliament's site (2003:389).