What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data file which is sent from a website and stored in your computer, smartphone, or other unit, when you use the website. A cookie can help the website to recognise your unit next time you visit the website and provide you with special functions. It can also track your visit.
- statistical reasons, to learn how the website is used. The aim is to improve the website.
- to shorten the response time and give you a better surf experience.
- marketing reasons, to make it possible to show you relevant advertisements when you are surfing on other websites.
You may, at any time, choose to block all, or just third party, cookies. Most browsers give you the possibility to set your own preferences for cookies. You may block cookies of a certain kind or delete cookies you have earlier accepted. However, you should be aware that if you block all, or just third-party cookies, there may be functions and services that you will be unable to use on the website (because these depend on cookies).