Information about cookies

WHAT IS COOKIES?

Cookies are small files that can be stored when a visitor reaches a site. They are used to save information on the visitor’s computer, mobile phone or tablet to improve the user experience and to provide certain services.

Cookies are available on most websites and are used, among other things, to keep users logged in, remember settings that visitors have chosen or what has been added to the shopping cart. They can also be used to log in visitors automatically when they return to a page they previously logged on to.

HOW COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE?

This site uses cookies as follows:

  • To keep the visitor logged in when navigating the site’s various pages.
  • To save information about settings and choices made by users.
  • In order to not display the information text about cookies when the visitor clicked the button to hide this.
  • To check if visitors receive cookies.
  • To collect anonymous statistics about, for example, which pages are visited and how long each visit lasts.

WHICH COOKIES ARE USED BY THIS PAGE?

The types of cookies used by the site are:

Settings and login for the content management system
WordPress, which is the site’s content management system uses cookies to manage logins, ensure that logged in users are not logged out, check if cookies are received by the browser and to save settings that users choose to do.

The names of the cookies used are:

  • PHPSESSID [Uniquely sessions-ID]
  • wordpress_[Uniquely sessions-ID]
  • wordpress_logged_in_[Uniquely sessions-ID]
  • wordpress_sec_[Unikt sessions-ID]
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress-settings-[User-ID]
  • wordpress-settings-time-[User-ID]

Cookie notification handling
Used to remember if visitors have chosen to hide the message about cookies.

The names of the cookies used are:

  • ww_cookie_consent

Google Analytics (Statistic)
This is a statistical tool that collects anonymous information about how visitors use the site. It uses cookies to check how the site is usually navigated, which pages are visited and not to mix the site’s various visitors.

The names of the cookies used are:

  • __utma
  • __utmb
  • __utmc
  • __utmt
  • __utmz

Reference cookies Google
Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

The names of the cookies used are:

  • APISID
  • HSID
  • NID
  • OTZ
  • SAPISID
  • SID
  • SIDCC
  • SSID
  • 1P_JAR
  • CONSENT

Mailchimp
These cookies are necessary to provide you with services available through our websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure sites.

The names of the cookies used are:

  • _AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT
  • OptanonAlertBoxClosed
  • OptanonConsent
  • optimizelyEndUserId
  • _fbp
  • _ga
  • _gcl_au
  • _gid
  • _mcid

THIRD PARTIES

Information such as visitor statistics can also be shared with Google through the Google Analytics tool. It is possible to ask web pages not to collect that information using Google’s Google Analytics Opt-out browser extension. For more information, see Google’s Data Policy.

Information about settings made in Google Maps may also be shared with Google. For more information, see Google’s Data Policy.

BLOCK OR REMOVE COOKIES

In order for cookies not to be saved on your computer, in most browsers you can choose to block cookies. However, this can affect how websites work and in some cases they can not be used until you turn on cookies again.

If you have blocked cookies and want to delete those, you can do this in your browser settings. For more information on how to do this in different web browsers, you can read more about aboutcookies.org and allaboutcookies.org.