What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small datafile, which is stored on a user’s computer after visiting a website. The cookie makes it possible for the website to recognize a user on further visits, and in this way to compile statistics on these visits. A cookie is a passive file and can not collect further information on the user's computer, nor can it spread computer viruses or other harmful programs.
Why we inform about cookies?
All Danish websites are obliged to inform about the cookies being placed on the user's equipment. The information must be in accordance with the Danish Executive Order "Bekendtgørelse om krav til information og samtykke ved lagring af eller adgang til oplysninger i slutbrugeres terminaludstyr".
The notice shall require the need to obtain informed consent from the user when websites want to store cookies on the user's computer equipment.
Link to Order (Danish)
Cookies on tbst.dk/EN
Cookies can help us to do statistics and evaluate how the site is being used in order to improve the usability and the experience of visiting tbst.dk/EN.
Note: There are none of the following cookies that keep track of or store private information about your person. It is your behaviour on tbst.dk/EN and your computer that the cookies can register.
Trafikstyrelsen.dk/EN uses the following cookies:
Cookie-acceptance Once you have accepted our cookie information-field at the top, a cookie will be activated to remember this acceptance and to stop the field from being activated every time visiting us. Your acceptance of this cookie is stored for 1 year, and will then automatically deleted.
Google Analytics This is a 3rd party web analytics tool. Here, data is collected on traffic of tbst.dk/EN such as traffic source for the visit and the user's behaviour. Additionally data about the used browser- and platform type, number of previous visits and length of visit is also collected.
All Google Analytics' cookies have a name containing 'UTM' and you can see the full description of Google Analytics cookies here - (in English). Trafik-, Bygge- og Boligstyrelsen (The Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority) can use such a statistical summary to optimize the usability for our visitors.
Asp.net Asp.net is the name of the programming language that is used to build Trafikstyrelsen.dk/EN. This programming language is the technology behind our Content Management System, Sitecore. Asp.net cookies are necessary for tbst.dk/EN to function. When visiting tbst.dk/EN it gives you an anonymous and random ID number, and then displays the pages and documents from tbst.dk/EN that you have clicked for.
We have specified our cookies further, albeit at a more technical language:
- ASP.NET_SessionId, from Sitecore Analytics. Automatically expired when you close your browser. This cookie is used to make to site function when you move around the site.
- SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE, from Sitecore Analytics. Automatically expired when you close your browser. This cookie is used to identify your HTTP requests.
Session cookies (3rd party):
- _utmc, From Google Analytics. Automatically expired when you close your browser. This cookie is used to track how long you are staying at home by detecting when your visit ends.
- _utmz, From Google Analytics. Automatically expired when you close your browser. This cookie is used for measuring traffic to the website, which equipment you use and how you found the site (search engine, search keyword, link).
- SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE, from Sitecore Analytics. Automatically expired after 10 years. The cookie are used to identify you as a unique user, even if you visit the site several times.
- Cookie-acceptance. Automatically expired after 1 year. This cookie is used to remember your acceptance of cookie use, as remembered by your future visits.
Persistent cookies (3.part):
- _utma, From Google Analytics. Automatically expired after 2 years. This cookie is used to keep track of how many times you have visited the website and when your first and last visit took place.
- _utmb, From Google Analytics. Automatically expired after 30 minutes. This cookie is used to track how long you visit the website by detecting when your visit starts.
How do I remove cookies?
Once you accept cookies from tbst.dk/EN, you can always remove them again. You do this by removing the unwanted cookies from your browser's Internet settings.
Follow the instructions to delete the cookies:
Instructions to remove cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer
Instructions to remove cookies in Safari browser
Instructions to remove cookies in Mozilla Firefox browser
Instructions to remove cookies on Google Chrome browser
Instructions to remove in Opera browser