What is a cookie?

Cookies are, broadly speaking, used by all websites. In some cases, cookies are the only way to make a website work the way it is intended to.

A cookie is a file that is placed on your computer or other electronic devices. A cookie gives a website the ability to identify your computer and gather information about which pages and functions are being visited by your browser. However, cookies are unable to tell who you are, what your name is, where you live or if one or multiple people are using the computer. Nor does it transfer viruses or malware to your device.

Newtodenmark.dk uses cookies. You will be notified about our storing of statistic cookies before they are stored. We are required to do so according to the current rules. Read more in the Executive Order on cookies (in Danish only)

Statistic cookies, etc.

Upon first visiting newtodenmark.dk, you will be shown a banner informing you about newtodenmark.dk’s use of statistic cookies. If you click ‘You can deny statistics’, no statistic cookies will be stored. However, we do use a cookie to remember your choice to deny statistics.

If you click ’Ok’, cookies will be stored to gather statistics and the banner will disappear. We use the statistics in order to improve the user’s manual. The information in the statistics is anonymous. 

We also have video films on newtodenmark.dk. The videos are viewed on a player provided by the video platform, Vimeo. Read more about cookies from Vimeo 

Expiry of statistic cookies

Overview of statistic cookies as well as their expiry and purpose:





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13 months

Includes a unique ID that is registered to identify the user

_pk_ses.[et id].[et andet id]


30 minutes

Temporarily used to save data

_pk_testcookie.[et id].[et andet id]


0 minutes

A cookie that is created and immediately deleted to test whether the browser supports cookies

How to avoid cookies

You can always deny cookies on your computer by changing the settings on your browser. Where you find the settings depends on which browser you are using. Please note, that if you do disable cookies, you will not be able to use many of the functions and services on the internet. 

All browsers allow you to delete your cookies altogether or one by one. How you do so depends on which browser you are using. Remember that if you use multiple browsers, you have to delete cookies on all of them. 

Read more information on how you block or delete cookies on the Danish Business Authority’s website (in Danish only)