According to the Electronic Communications Act, which came into force on 25 July 2003 and amended July 1, 2011, all visitors to the sites using cookies must be informed about this. A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer each time you connect to a website that uses detta.Om you do not want sites to save cookies on your computer, you can change the settings in your browser. See your browser's help pages for more information on how to block cookies. However, this means that this and many other sites do not work as intended.
Different kinds of kookies
Permanent cookies are saved as small text files in the computer and then deleted on a preset date. They are used, for example, for storing settings that the user makes between visits on the website.
Session cookies are stored in the browser's memory (for example, Internet Explorer) and erased when the browser is closed. They can for example be used to maintain a login when the user goes from one side to another.
Cookies for statistics
There are also cookies that collect data via eg Google-Analytics. It is, among other things, to measure the number of visitors on the website.