1. May 2019
What is a cookie?
Cookies are used today by basically all websites. In many instances, cookies can be necessary in order to provide a service on the website.
A cookie is a small data file which is saved on the user’s computer in order to recognise the computer. Cookies can, among other things, be used to draw up statistics of user behaviour.
A cookie is a passive file and cannot gather information on the user’s computer, spread a computer virus or other harmful programmes.
Cookies on www.da.dk
DA’s website uses some cookies to support the functionality of the site.
ASP.NET_SessionId - Session cookies are set by the website and are used to recognise you when you navigate the site and can remember if you are logged in, for example. Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This cookie is necessary so the pages can function correctly and cannot be de-selected.
Da.dk uses Google Analytics to carry out web analysis. This service sets the following cookies:
_ga – is used to differentiate between users. It expires after two years
_gid – is used to differentiate between users. It expires after 24 hours
_gat_gtag – is used to handle enquiries about the site. It expires after one minute
_cfduid - is used to differentiate between users. It expires after one year
In addition, da.dk uses some services from a third party, which also sets cookies for a number of different purposes in regard to marketing and various social media.