A cookie is a small text file that the website sends to your computer and store there. Cookies are used on many websites to give visitors access to various functions. The information contained in the cookie can be used to track a visitor's surfing.
There are two types of cookies. The first saves a file for a long time on your computer. It is used for functions that tell you what is new since you last visited the site.
The second type of cookie is called a session cookie. While you are surfing on a page, the cookie is stored temporarily in your computer's memory to keep track of what language you have chosen. Session cookies are not stored for a long time on your computer, they disappear when you close your browser.
DataPolarnas website uses session cookies to save language settings while you're browsing the site. Session cookies are also used when the user logs on our support pages. These session cookies are deleted when the browser is closed.
In the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), you can read more about what the new rules mean for you to visit websites. There you can also read more about cookies, how they are used and how to find them on your computer.