What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file, which is stored in your internet browser when you visit a home page. The data file may contain either text, a date or figures, but never personal data on you.
The purpose of cookies
- the collection of user statistics and user activities
- for targeting contents to users and remembering settings
- for targeting marketing on third-party pages – e.g. Google
We use two types of cookies on our home page. Own cookies and third-party cookies. We use our own cookies to recognise the IT equipment of the user, user settings on the home page, number of visits and duration of visits as well as whether the user accesses the home page directly or through a search engine.
Third-party cookies are cookies stored on the home page by parties other than Advodan. This means that third-parties get access to placing cookies on your computer, tablet or smartphone for various purposes. Advodan permits cookies from Google and MouseFlow.
Cookies from Google:
Google Analytics – tracks user activity on the website - cookies are stored for up to 26 months.
Google Tag Manager – does not store cookies but forwards these Google Analytics.
Google Search Console – here Google informs the owner of the home page of how Google sees the website. Cookies are being used to provide insight into how the website performs in relation to user activity. These cookies are stored for up to 90 days.
Advodan.dk uses AddThis which is a service enabling the sharing of contents on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. AddThis is activated and stores third-party cookies, which expire after two years when you click on one of the icons at the top of all contents pages.
Both own and third-party cookies are stored on the user’s computer for a maximum of 26 months from the last visit paid to the home page by the user. This period is renewed on each visit to the home page.
We also use session cookies which are automatically deleted from the browser once the user leaves the home page.
How to erase cookies
Erase cookies in Internet Explorer here
Erase cookies in Safari here
Erase cookies in Chrome here
Erase cookies in Firefox here
You can receive further information on the handling of cookies on the home page by contacting the Advodan secretariat.
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
You can learn more about the legal provisions relating to cookies on the home page of The Danish Business Authority.