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Cookies and technology

Diakonia's websites use cookies. The information that the cookies gather is very general. If you visit Diakonia´s websites we presume that you accept cookies. You can disable the cookies function in your browser to make sure your visit is not registered.

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 they contain information about your settings on the website. The files are limited to the size of 4 kB.

How are cookies used on the Diakonia website?

Our websites use cookies to keep track of your visiting time (session) on our sites. When you visit and read a page on our site your computer automatically sends its ID to our web server. This number is automatically registered the first time you visit the website. With this ID, the programme that creates the website can save settings that you made during earlier visits. However, the information we gather will never be used to track you as a web visitor on an individual level.

What does Diakonia use cookies for?

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 also give insight into 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 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 any third parties.

How do I turn off cookies?

You can choose how to handle cookies in the software you are using to browse the Internet. In most browsers, you can decide which sites you want to accept cookies from. Normally, you can also choose to disable cookies from all sites. Read how to do it in the help section of your browser.

What happens if I turn off cookies?

If you choose not to accept cookies while visiting Diakonia's website you will not be able to use services that demand a log in. Of course you can still read all other information and visit the site.

Swedish law about information about cookies: According to the Swedish law on electronic communication everyone visiting a website using cookies should be able to get information about this and how the cookies are used, and how they can be avoided.

Read more at The Swedish Post and Telecom Authorithy´s (PTS) website.

Technical information: Diakonia's sites are administered through the content management system (CMS) EPiServer.