The Public Health Agency of Sweden
Published 10 September 2018

Cookies

We use cookies on this website. Cookies are small text files created and stored on the unit you are using to visit our website, e.g. computer or mobile phone. The text file created is not harmful and does not contain any program code. We use cookies to improve our website and make things easier for our visitors.

We use the following cookies on our website

accept-cookies

A cookie is created when you accept that the website is using cookies (click on the "Jag förstår" [I understand] button at the bottom of the page). This cookie is stored for a month and therefore the question is not asked again the next time you visit the website within this period. The cookie does not contain any information about you as a person, only information about your computer and web browser.

aspen.NET_SessionId

This cookie registers choices you make while visiting the website. Information in the cookie simplifies your use of the website and the services available. The cookie does not contain any information about you as a person. This cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.

sitesterActiveUserId, sitesterNth, sitesterReferrer, siteSterExposedId, sitesterExposedDateTimeID, sitesterDelayID

We are currently conducting a website survey to find out what you as a user think about our website. This survey is voluntary. These cookies are used to ensure that the survey is only shown after the visitor has been on the website for a certain period and has managed to form a sufficiently good opinion. They are also used to prevent the survey from being displayed to visitors every time they visit the website. The cookie does not contain any information about you as a person.

_ga

This cookie is created for the Google Analytics analysis tool and is used to collect web statistics about the use of the website and also makes it possible to differentiate between new and regular visitors to the website. The cookie does not contain any information about you as a person. The cookie is saved for two years from when it is created.

_gat

This cookie is created for the Google Analytics analysis tool and is used to restrict the number of calls if the website is receiving a lot of traffic. The cookie does not contain any information about you as a person. It is deleted 30 minutes after your visit or after you have been inactive for 30 minutes.

_gid

This cookie is created for the Google Analytics analysis tool and is used to restrict the number of calls if the website is receiving a lot of traffic. The cookie does not contain any information about you as a person. It is deleted when the web browser is closed.

The web statistics analysis tool – Google Analytics

We use the Google Analytics analysis tool and its cookies to collect information about how visitors use the website, e.g. number of pages viewed and visits. This information is used to improve the website and optimise user experience. The cookies for this service are described further up this page (_ga, _gat, _gid) and do not contain any information that may be linked to you as an individual. You can use the 'opt-out' add-on for your web browser if you still do not want data about use to be collected for statistical purposes.

If you do not wish to accept storage of cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, your web browser can be set to automatically refuse the storage of cookies or for you to be informed every time a website asks to be allowed to store a cookie. You can also delete previously stored cookies through your web browser. See your web browser's help pages for further information. The functions we describe above will not function or will only partly function on the website if you choose not to accept cookies.

Please note that you must allow cookies to order publications via the website of the Public Health Agency of Sweden. Your shopping basket function will not work if you turn off cookies.