A cookie is a small text file which is stored on the user's IT equipment (such as a PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.) allowing the website to recognize the equipment. A cookie is a passive file and cannot collect information from the user's computer or spread computer virus or other harmful programs.
The main purpose of cookies is to be used to improve user experience on a website, application or service. The cookie will help recognize your device and will "remember" your actions or preferences over time. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. Typical examples of a cookie: It remembers i) if you are logged on or not ii) user settings on website. It prepares statistics on your visit to a website.
Some cookies are created temporarily and expire at the end of the user session when the browser is closed (session cookies). Other cookies are stored on the user's IT equipment for a longer period of time (persistent cookies). When the user revisits a website, new session cookies will be placed in the temporary memory, whereas a persistent cookie will be renewed.
There are in general two types of cookies:
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you do not want to allow cookies you may have some options. Your browser may provide you with a set of tools to manage cookies. You can usually set your browser to refuse some cookies or all cookies. For example, some browsers give you the option to allow first-party cookies but block third-party cookies. Chose advanced cookie-settings in your browser under internet settings. Add www.allunite.com to the list of websites that you don’t want to receive cookies from. Under internet settings you can also delete other cookies your browser may have saved.
Your mobile operating system may let you opt-out from having your information collected or used for interest-based advertising on mobile devices. You should refer to the instructions provided by your mobile device’s manufacturer; this information is typically available under the “settings” function of your mobile device.
All Danish websites are under the obligation to inform users about the cookies placed on the user’s IT equipment. The information must be in accordance with the "Executive Order on Information and Consent required in case of Storing or Accessing Information in End-user Terminal Equipment" (bekendtgørelse om krav til information og samtykke ved lagring af og adgang til oplysninger i slutbrugeres terminaludstyr) (generally referred to as the “Executive Order on Cookies” (cookiebekendtgørelsen)).
Please see the link to Guidelines on Executive Order on Information and Consent Required in Case of Storing and Accessing Information in End-User Terminal Equipment:https://erhvervsstyrelsen.dk/sites/default/files/media/engelsk-vejledning-cookiebekendtgorelse.pdf
|Session cookies||Distinguish users from each other||Expire at end of session|
|Persistent cookies||Collect statistics on when the user has visited the website as well as information about the websites from which the users generally visit the site and which websites they generally proceed to.||10 years|
|Google Analytics _ga||Session and persistent cookies||Distinguish users from each other.||2 years|
|Google Analytics _gid||Session and persistent cookies||Distinguish users from each other.||24 hours|
|Google Analytics _gat||Session cookies||Used to throttle request rate||10 minutes|