What are cookies?
Cookies are used on broadly speaking all websites. In some cases, cookies are the only way to make a website work as it should.
Cookies are files that are transferred to your computer or other IT equipment. They can recognise your computer and collect information on the pages and functions you access with your browser. But cookies cannot see who you are, what your name is, where you live or whether your computer is used by more than one person. They cannot spread computer viruses or other harmful programs.
Read more about cookies and their legal foundation at:
“Ministerial order on the requirement to provide information on and obtain acceptance when storing or gaining access to end-users’ terminal equipment.” (The ministerial order on cookies).
The ministerial order deals with the requirement to obtain the user’s informed permission when a website is going to store cookies on the user’s IT equipment.
Cookies for statistics
The first time you visit www.eu.dk you will see a box containing information on cookies. If you click the link "Do not accept cookies", cookies for collecting statistics will not be transferred to your computer. But a cookie, which remembers you do not want to allow us to collect statistics, will be transferred to your computer. If you do not want www.eu.dk to transfer cookies at all, you must set your browser so that it rejects all cookies.
We use a cookie to remember that you do not want us to collect statistics. If you want to avoid cookies altogether, you must set your browser so that it rejects all cookies. However, you should note that if you do this, you will be unable to log on or use other functions that require the website to remember your choices.
These cookies collect data on the traffic at www.eu.dk such as the pages and elements on the website users access most frequently. The web editor uses this information to improve the user-friendliness of www.eu.dk.
pagePagination: registers your last choice among the number of pages shown in connection with searches and list displays containing several results
ftAllowCookie: registers that the user had accepted cookies and remembers this when a new page is accessed.
What happens if I do not accept cookies from www.eu.dk?
You can still use www.eu.dk without accepting cookies. But the web editor will encourage you to accept them so that we can draw up statistics about the use of the website and improve its user-friendliness in this way.
How can I remove cookies?
Even though you have accepted cookies from www.thedanishparliament.dk, you can remove them by accessing this page. As an alternative, you can remove unwanted cookies with the help of your browser’s Internet settings.
You are welcome to contact the web editor at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have more questions about cookies at ft.dk.