What is a cookie?
Hk.se uses so-called cookies on our website https://hk.se/. A cookie is a small text file that contains information about websites you have visited, how long you have visited them, or settings you have made on the website. The file is saved on your computer, tablet, or phone and is then used by your browser.
Different types of cookies
There are several different types of cookies with different purposes and storage durations. First, there are session cookies that are only stored in the computer’s memory as long as you use the website but disappear when you close the browser or switch to another website. There are also cookies that are stored for a longer period, even when you are not using the website.
Primarily, there are first-party cookies, which are cookies placed by the own website. This type of cookie does not send data to any other party. However, there are also third-party cookies placed on the website by us to use services from an external provider that is needed to operate other content and functionality on the website, such as Facebook’s “like” button or the Google Analytics analysis tool.
Storage time: session cookie (deleted when you leave the page)
Within Google Analytics, we use three cookies:
- A cookie that distinguishes unique users and tracks how they use the website.
- Storage time: 24 months
- A cookie that limits the number of requests to Google Analytics when the website is under high load.
- Storage time: session cookie (until you close the website)
- Also used to distinguish unique users.
- Storage time: 24 hours
Example: With the help of Google Analytics, we can follow how a typical user uses our website. This way, we can ensure that information and functionality are in the right place, making it easy for you to find what you are looking for.
Storage time: Up to 24 months
Example: By using Facebook’s services, we can have a “like” button on our website.
The pixel makes it possible to track who visits a specific page on the website and how long they stay.
A pixel that tracks various types of events that occur on the website, such as when you submit a form.
Our starting point is to obtain your consent before we retrieve or store cookies. However, when it comes to cookies that are intended to keep track of data you have entered in online forms or when we measure web traffic on our website using our own tools, we do not obtain your consent.
If you choose not to give your consent to cookies on www.hk.se, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that the website will work for you as intended. Several of our functions depend on the presence of cookies; for example, purchasing products will not work.
Preventing HK from storing cookies
You have the right to prevent HK.se from storing cookies on your computer, phone, or tablet.
The method for preventing cookies varies depending on which web browser you use. Below is a list of links to the help pages for the most common web browsers. Please note that the process descriptions of the browsers may change, and the links below and/or the content they link to may not always
Cookie Management Instructions