Cookies

ABOUT COOKIES
A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer (or mobile telephone/tablet computer) in order to improve your use and experience of a website. Swedish law requires that we inform users about what cookies we use, the purpose they serve and how cookies can be avoided. The law also stipulates that you as a visitor must give your consent to using cookies.

HOW WE USE COOKIES
This website contains four types of cookies. Permanent cookies save the settings that you as a visitor make when visiting. This allows the website to recognise you and allows you to recognise yourself upon each visit. These cookies are erased on a pre-established date. Session cookies are used to maintain a log-in when you go from one page to another. These cookies are erased when you close down the web browser. Cookies for statistics tell us how the web site is used, which pages are popular or less frequently visited. This information helps us to develop the website. These statistics are not connected with your personal information. Third-party cookies are cookies that come from third parties and are used on our home page. They are used, for example, for interaction with YouTube, Facebook and other social media. These also give us statistical tools, such as Google Analytics, which helps us to understand how the website is used in relation to other pages on the internet.

Read more about cookies on the National Post and Telecom Agency’s home page https://pts.se/en/

HOW CAN I REFUSE HAVING COOKIES SAVED?
If you do not want your computer to receive and save cookies, you can set it to refuse storing cookies automatically, or inform you each time a website requests to store a cookie. Through your web browser, you can also erase previously saved cookies.

If your web browser can support what is known as a “incognito mode”, or a “private mode”, you can activate it in order automatically erase all cookies each time you turn off your web browser.

Each kind of web browser provides these functions in different ways. Refer to your web browser’s help pages for more information.

Please note - if you choose to refuse cookies, the web site will have poorer functionality and user experience.

PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
For information about STF’s and the Turist newspaper’s handling of personal information for you as a member and/or visitor to our web sites, please see https://www.swedishtouristassociation.com/dataprotection