What is a browser cookie?
Today most websites make use of browser cookies. In many cases browser cookies are necessary in order to provide for a service on the website.
A browser cookie is a small data file sending information to the user's browser for authentication or identification of a user. Among others browser cookies can be used to create statistics about visitors’ use of the website.
A browser cookie cannot be programmed, cannot collect information from the users’ computers, cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on the host computer.
Browser cookies on evm.dk
Ministry of Business and Growth will not save cookies on your computer unless you have accepted them. If cookies are accepted we use them to collect information about how the website is used, enabling us to continuously improve the user-friendliness. Information in statistics is anonymous and cannot be traced back to specific users.
We make us of the following browser cookies:
· Sitecore Analytics
Sitecore Analytics contains a randomly generated ID used for identification of your browser. The browser cookie is only available to the web editors and used for analyses of visitors’ use of evm.dk only.
EVMAllowCookies registers that the visitor has accepted browser cookies and uses this as default on all sites on evm.dk.
What happens if I decide not to accept browser cookies from evm.dk?
Ministry of Business and Growth will not save cookies on your computer unless you have accepted them. You can still make use of evm.dk without accepting browser cookies. However, the web editors urge everybody to accept browser cookies enabling us to produce statistics on the website and improve the user-friendliness.
How do I remove browser cookies?
If you have accepted browser cookies from evm.dk it is always possible to remove them again by entering this site. Alternatively you can remove unwanted browser cookies in the settings for your Internet browser.
Why do we inform about browser cookies?
All Danish websites are obligated by law to inform users about which browser cookies are left on the user’s equipment. The information must be in agreement with "Executive Order on Information and Consent Required in Case of Storing or Accessing Information in End-User Terminal Equipment”.
The regulation make demands for the website to obtain consent from the user when storing browser cookies on the user’s IT equipment.
Link to regulation (in danish)
Link to instructions (in danish)
Any further questions
Do not hesitate to contact the web editors on email@example.com if you have any further questions about browser cookies on evm.dk.