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.

The Danish Parliament uses cookies for a number of purposes. You will be informed that the site will transfer cookies before they are transferred. We – and all others – are obliged to do this.

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 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 to transfer cookies at all, you must set your browser so that it rejects all cookies.

If you agree that the Danish Parliament can use cookies, they will be transferred to your computer and the dialogue window will disappear. We use statistics to improve user-friendliness, and the information collected in this way is anonymous and is not linked to the individual user.

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.

The Danish Parliament uses cookies to find out how our website is used so we can improve its user-friendliness. The information collected in this way is anonymous and cannot be traced to named users.

The Danish Parliament uses cookies of the following types:

These cookies collect data on the traffic at 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

The Danish Parliament also uses cookies for a number of user settings such as page pagination, etc.:
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

You can still use 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, 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.
More questions
You are welcome to contact the web editor at if you have more questions about cookies at

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