According to the Electronic Communications Act (SFS 2003:389) anyone visiting a website with cookies should get information that the website contains cookies, what these are used for and how they can be avoided.
A cookie is a very small text that is stored on the visitor’s computer and contains information.
Cookies are normally used to improve the site for the user. There are two types of cookies:
- One type saves a file that remains on the visitor’s computer. It is used for example for to be able to adapt a website according to the visitor’s wishes, choices and interests.
- The second type is called session cookie. While a visitor is on a web page, it is stored it temporarily in the visitor’s computer’s memory. Session cookies disappear when you close your browser. No personal information such as e-mail or name is saved about the visitor.
This site uses the first type to keep your settings until the next visit.