Privacy and data storage
Storage and logging of data
By visiting this website, you store some technical data about your internet connection and browser. This data can be categorized as follows:
- Cookies (“cookies”) in your browser
- Technical info on servers
- User information in databases
A cookie is a mechanism where your browser can store information it receives from web pages, and then send these back to the web pages again later. This is done automatically without the user having to think about it.
Cookies can have several functions, such as keeping track of settings, which user you are logged in to, what you have access to, help to ensure that you receive the correct content, tracking ad impressions and more.
Cookies make it possible to keep track of such settings and other things over time, so that the information is more easily accessible by repeated visits to the website. The cookies are also used for temporary handling of user-specific information when visiting different parts of the same website.
Cookies are automatically saved by your browser as small text files on your computer. You can change settings for how cookies are handled in your browser.
Cookies can be provided by all types of content on the website, both text pages, images and more. The cookies only send back to the website you got them from, not to other websites.
This website stores cookies to handle three levels of functionality:
- Critical cookies are used to keep track of user information, access, some personal settings and more. Without these, the site will not function properly.
- Analytics cookies are used to keep track of website traffic, which parts of it are most popular, which parts are used the most and more. Some of these are additional cookies provided by external service providers. Analytical function cookies are used to improve the website (which is constantly evolving), but these are not critical to the website’s functionality.
- Ad cookies are used by internal and third-party ad systems to keep track of and track ad impressions.
There is a legal requirement that this information be made available to you as a user of websites that use such cookies.
When you visit a website, the web server will log some technical info such as your IP address, which browser you use and the time each time you request data from the server, ie when you click on an internal link and load a new website or associated data as fonts . , images, various scripts required for the website to work.
This data only saves a certain period of time to be able to perform troubleshooting and error correction in systems, and never shares with the newspaper’s employees or third parties.
We store some information about you as a user. No sensitive information is stored on this website, but simple contact information that you provide when you create a user account or buyer services in the online newspaper will be stored in our databases. This is necessary in order to deliver the services to you. This data is deleted when you delete your user account.
Who do we store data about?
Regular visitors / readers:
If you visit this site without registering a user account or subscription, the following data about you will be stored:
- No technical information such as IP address and browser are stored in the web server’s logs. This technical information saves 180 days and is necessary for the service to work and to ensure security. This data is never disclosed to either the newspaper’s employees or third parties.
- Google Analytics counts pageviews to use visitor statistics. This information is anonymous and can not be used to track you.
- Some third-party services such as downloaded fonts and scripts may log in to IP addresses and others on remote servers.
- A cookie sets to identify you as a user while browsing the web pages. This will be deleted when you close your browser, or at the latest after 360 minutes of inactivity.
Logged in users and subscribers:
If you choose to create a user account and / or subscription to the online newspaper, the following information will also be stored about you:
- Name, address and other contact information you provide in the registration process. This data is stored until you delete your user account.
- Information about your subscription, e.g. when it was purchased, how it was paid, a few digits from your credit card, the duration of the subscription and what subscription you have. This data is stored until the user account is deleted.
- Simple data about which articles you have read and how much of the articles you read. This is used to improve our content and will be deleted if you delete your user account.
NB: After the data is deleted, it will still be possible to save it for up to 180 days in backups. Backups are stored with high security and limited access, and are necessary to be able to troubleshoot and ensure the security of users and computer systems.
As a user of this website, you can contact the newspaper to have your data handed out and / or deleted.
If you have a user account / subscription, you can log in to your user profile and download stored data, as well as delete your user account and associated data at any time.
You can also delete all local data in your browser. The procedure for this varies between different browsers and devices.
Recommended: By using the EU service YourOnlineChoices.com, you can to a certain extent control how different ad providers track you, as well as read many good tips on how to customize which ads are displayed. Open YourOnlineChoices.com in a new window.
NB: Some system-critical data contained in, for example, the web server’s logs will not be able to be deleted on request, but these will be deleted automatically after a short time in the information above.
If you press REFUSE, no cookies will be stored in your browser and no data about you will be logged in our databases. It also means we can not know if you have approved or not, so you will see this warning on every page you visit. Technical information (web server logs) will still store your IP address and browser information, but these will be deleted continuously as described above.