What is a cookie?
As many other sites, Diakonia's websites use so called cookies. These are small files stored on your computer, as the result of an automatic request from our website. In most cases the cookie contains information about your settings on the web site. The files are limited to the size of 4 kB.
How are cookies used on the Diakonia web site?
Thanks to the ID left by each visitor in the cookie, Diakonia can collect statistics on for example the amount of visitors. This is very important to us, since it gives us the possibility to evaluate and improve our online communication.
The statistics are also an input on how interesting and relevant each web page within the site is to our visitors. We only analyse data from the cookies on a very general and overall level.
Can anyone else see my cookie?
No. No one else has access to the information stored in cookies from our website. We do not share information from the cookies with anyone else.
How do I turn off cookies?
In the software you are using to browse the internet, you can choose how to handle cookies. In most browsers you can decide from which sites you want to accept cookies. Normally, you can also choose to disable cookies from all sites. Read how to do in the help section of your browser software.
What happens if I turn off cookies from the Diakonia web site?