A cookie is a small text file that the website you are visiting stores on your computer. Cookies are used by a lot of websites to give visitors access to various functions. This website uses two kinds of cookies - text files and session cookies.
Session cookies, holds users permission settings for parts of the website where login is required and for people administrating the website. Sessioncookies disappear when closing your web browser.
Cookie as a text file, is used to deliver website content in your preferred language. If you switch language this is "remembered" by the cookie. If you return at a later occasion the same language will be used. These cookies are stored and valid for 90 days.
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To avoid cookies or get a warning each time a website wants to set a cookie, you can change the security settings in your web browser. How these are adjusted depends on which web browser you use.