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Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies in order to make sure that brottsoffermyndigheten.se is secure and easy to use.

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies in order to make sure that brottsoffermyndigheten.se is secure and easy to use.

 

Most commercial and government websites use cookies so that visitors can get access to a number of functions. In accordance with Electronic Communications Act that came into effect on the 1th of July 2011, websites must inform their visitors that cookies are in use.

There are two common types of cookies. Session cookies are created temporarily in your browser while you are visiting a website. Once you leave the website, the session cookie is deleted. On the other hand, persistent cookies remain valid in your browser until its set expiry date. Persistent cookies are re-activated when you revisit the website that created that particular cookie. Persistent cookies enable features that can track what is new on the website since the last time you visited it. 

If you wish to turn cookies off, you can adjust your browser preferences to refuse cookies.

Why does brottsoffermyndigheten.se use cookies?

·         We use cookies to collect statistics with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager in order to see how our visitors use the website. The statistics help us make the content of the website better.

·         We use a tool called Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reports to analyse the website traffic. The tool collects the data anonymously and individual users cannot be identified. You can use Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on if you do not want to the tool to collect data about you.

·         On some of the webpages of the website, it is possible to share links and send tips about the website via social media. To make sure that this feature works we use addthis. You can read more about how the data is used at Addthis Privacy Policy (the information is in English).

·         When you make an order at the website, the information about your order is stored in a cookie until you have completed the order. That way we know what you have ordered and where to send it.

·         At brottsoffermyndigheten.se, we use cookies to store your consent to having cookies stored. That means that you do not have to consent to cookies every time you visit the website if you have consented to having cookies stored on your computer on your first visit.  

If you have any further questions or comments about our website, you are welcome to contact our web editors. Please use this contact form.

You can find more information about cookies and electronic communications at The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS).

Last Updated: 2018-09-05