What is a cookie?
Today, cookies are used by almost all websites. In many cases, cookies may be necessary to provide a service on the website.
A cookie is a small text file which is stored on the user’s IT equipment (PC, tablet, smartphone) to the effect that the equipment is recognisable. Cookies may for instance be used for the purpose of preparing statistics of the users’ website use and for optimisation of website contents. A cookie is a passive file which cannot collect information on the user’s computer, spread computer virus or other harmful programmes. Some cookies are placed by parties (so-called third parties) other than the one in the address line (the URL) in the browser. The contents of such cookies may be of a general nature, but they may also be for example analytical tools or embedded commentaries. This means that cookies are stored from parties other than the one owning the website.
Some cookies are only stored on your IT equipment as long as you have your browser open (session cookies). Other cookies are stored on your IT equipment for a longer period of time (persistent cookies). When you re-visit a website, the cookie is typically renewed.
Cookies at martec.nu
We use the following types of cookies at martec.nu:
- Session cookies
-is used on signup to differentiate users from each other.
- Persistente cookies
-is used when username is saved, for example on martec.nu/intranet.
How to delete/avoid cookies?
How to delete or avoid cookies depends on your browser.
If you use a PC, you may delete cookies by using the shortcut key [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[Delete].
If this does not work, or if you for example use a MAC computer, you must click on the link in the browser you use:
Why do we inform about cookies?
All Danish websites are under the obligation to inform users about the cookies placed on the IT equipment used. The information must be in accordance with "Executive Order on Information and Consent required in case of Storing or Accessing Information in End-user Terminal Equipment" (generally referred to as the "Executive Order on Cookies").
Link to Executive Order
Link to guidelines