The website www.ifau.se uses so-called ‘sessions cookies’ to collect statistics of visitors to the website and to deal with subscriptions. According to the Electronic Communication Act, everyone who visits a website that has cookies must be informed that the site contains cookies, what these cookies are used for, and how they can be avoided.
A cookie is a small text file that is saved on the visitor’s computer and contains information that is normally used in order to improve a website for the user. There are two types of cookies: One type saves a file onto the visitor’s computer where it remains. It adjusts a website to the visitor’s wishes, choices and interests every time it is visited.