According to the Swedish law, elektronisk kommunikation (2003: 389), last amended by SFS 2018: 366, everyone who visits a webpage should be informed about what cookies are, what it´s used for and leave their consent to the use of these.
What are cookies
The term “cookie” is used in this Policy in the broad sense to include all similar techniques and technology, including web beacons.
Different types of cookies
Byggnet use different types of cookies.
The first cookie type, saves a file permanently on the visitor’s computer, and allows statistics on how many visitors we have on the web page and which browsers they use. The statistics can only be read as numbers and is not linked to any subscriptions or equivalent information. The information is used to develop webpage performance.
The second type of Cookie is called session cookies. While the visitor is browsing a webpage, this type of cookie is sent between the visitor’s computer and the server to link information, such as the default settings the visitor has chosen on the web page. Session cookies are not permanently stored on the visitor’s computer, disappears when you close your browser.
Analytics and Third-party cookies
The third type is an analytics cookie and a third-party cookie that are set to help us understand how visitors’ habits look over an extended period of time, which means that we can improve the presentation of the content reliant of this information. With these cookies, we can give our users a better user experience. The cookies can be stored on the computer for 24 hours, a week or several years, depending on their function.
A web beacon is a small object that is added to a webpage or email and allows the creator to check if the user has viewed the content. Most often, a web beacon is formatted as an image and then usually as a translucent GIF in size 1 x 1 pixels, but it also works to format as a script.
What kind of cookies do we use
Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users and to enhance the experience on our Site. We use three different type of cookies, to give you the best user experience as possible:
- One type of cookie stores a file that is left on your computer. The file is used, among other things, for you to get a better and faster web experience on byggnet.se and make sure that only the latest updates are downloaded.
- The other type is called session cookies. While you visit Byggnet Sites, they are temporarily stored in the browser’s memory. Session cookies disappear when you close the browser.
- The third type is called analysis cookies and are permanent. They store information about your surfing habits to give you a better user experience.
Accept or decline cookies
You can decide whether to accept or reject cookies. Most web browsers receive cookies automatically, but you can change the settings and choose the cookie preferences you want, in your web browser at any time. However, if you choose to disable or deactivate cookies, this will apply to all cookies and have the consequences on Site functionality.
Most browsers allow you to block all cookies. For more information about changing the settings you should visit your web browser’s help menu for more information on cookie preferences.
Why are cookies used
This policy may change from time to time. Any changes made will be reflected on this Site. This policy applies specifically to Byggnet.
Last updated: 2021-06-01.