04 February 2013,
Updated 24 October 2014
A cookie is a file which is downloaded onto your PC or other device when you visit a website. It makes it possible for the site to remember your computer and collect information about the sites and services you have visited with the browser on your computer.
Cookies cannot see who you are, what your name is, where you live or whether just one person or more use the computer. Nor can it spread computer viruses or other malware.
The information they are required to provide is regulated in the following Danish executive order:
Executive order no. 1148 of 9 December 2011 on the requirements for information and consent in connection with the storing of and access to information on the end user's terminal device (Danish title: 'Bekendtgørelse nr. 1148 af 9. december 2011 om krav til information og samtykke ved lagring af og adgang til oplysninger i slutbrugeres terminaludstyr')
The executive order is part of an EU directive concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in electronic communication.
Cookies for web analysis purposes
Cookies are placed to detect and troubleshoot problems at the website, such as dead links and access errors as well as to analyse website user behaviour. We track the number of users, the most popular pages and services visited and the browsers used etc. The statistical information is anonymised and cannot be traced back to specific users.
We collect anonymised statistics to continually improve the content, self-service solutions and to enhance the overall experience you get when you visit our site.
Our Google Analytics web analysis cookies are used to measure how you use our website. We use them to generate statistics on the use of our website, as well as to spot irregularities on our website so that we may improve the user experience.
For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see:
Cookies & Google Analytics
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
Cookies for sharing content with social networks
You can share content from the website with your social network. We use a component from the company AddThis to enable you to do so. AddThis will set a cookie that collects data about which sites you share with which social networks.
You should also expect the social network to be setting cookies. Which ones do so and why will depend on the network. The network supplier is responsible for informing and obtaining consent regarding these cookies.
Browers and cookies
When you visit our website, you are to decide whether you accept cookies or not.
Furthermore, you can always accept or reject cookies on your computer by using your browser settings. Where to adjust these settings will depend on the browser you use. But be aware that if you decide to reject cookies, you will not get full functionality from our website because a lot of functionality and services can only work if the website can remember the choices you make.
All browsers will allow you to delete cookies one-by-one or all at the same time. How to do it will depend on the browser you use. Click the links below for guidance specific to your browser. If you use more than one browser, you will have to delete cookies for all of them.
flash cookies (applies to all browsers)
iPhone, iPad and other Apple devices
Telephones with Android operational system
Telephones with Windows 7
Subscribe to news items
If you subscribe to our news items, we can see your email address. We use this information in compliance with the Danish Act on Processing of Personal Data and otherwise only for user support and supervision to ensure that user accounts are not being hacked. Data about the users of our websites are not disclosed/sold to third parties.