Cookies at swerea.se

Swerea.se uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. Swerea marketing team use cookies to collect statistics in order to develop the website experience, for example by improving structure, content and navigation.

Do you wish to shut down cookies?

If you wish to avoid cookies you can delete them through the settings of your browser. You can also install a plug-in, which blocks all cookies used by Google Analytics. The plug-in is available for the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera.

Note that the shutdown of cookies might have a negative impact on the development of the Swerea website.

What cookies are used on Swerea.se?

Google analytics
Swerea uses Google Analytics to collect statistics of how the website is used. The statistics provide information used to develop and improve the website. Following cookies are used by Google Analytics:

  • _ga. The file is used to identify unique visitors. Information is saved for 2 years.
  • _gid. The file is used to identify unique visitors. Information is saved for 24 hours.
  • _gat. The file is used to limit the number of http requests, which may otherwise affect loading time negatively. Information is saved for 10 minutes. _gat does not store any data about you.

Information collected through these cookies (including your IP number) is sent to and stored by Google servers in the US. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties handle information on the behalf of Google. Google will not connect your IP number to other data possessed by Google.

For more detailed information, go to Google’s website specifying the use of cookies through Google Analytics on websites.

Hotjar
We use Hotjar to find out how visitors navigate on the website. The tool provide us with information of weather it is easy/difficult to find information, which is used to improve the website. The following data may be collected:

  • device's IP address (captured and stored in an anonymized format).
  • device screen resolution.
  • device type (unique device identifiers, operating system, and browser type).
  • geographic location (country only).
  • preferred language used to display the Hotjar Enabled Sit.
  • mouse events (movements, locations, clicks)
  • key presses

For more detailed information, read Hojtar privacy policy.

Who has access to information collected through cookies?

Swerea marketing team and web agency has access to the information collected by cookies, for the purpose of developing the user experience of Swerea.se.