Under the Electronic Communications Act, of 1st July 2011, all visitors to a website with cookies must receive information stating
– That the website contains cookies
– For which purpose the cookies are used
– How to avoid cookies
What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a small file that a website asks to be saved on the visitor’s computer. Cookies does not contain any personal data. They help to make the website unique for the web browser.
There are two kinds of cookies. One kind saves a file for a long time on the visitor’s computer. This kind of cookie is used, for example, for functions that tell users about new features on the website in question. The second kind of cookie is called a ‘session cookie’. This cookie is not stored in the user’s computer for a long period of time, but disappear when the user shuts down their web browser.
If you do not wish to accept cookies, your web browser can be set to deny the storage of cookies or to inform you each time a website requests permission to store a cookie. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted via the web browser. Some functions on this website might not work without the consent of cookies
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