What is a cookie?

Many websites use cookies to gather information on your behaviour on the website, and with this knowledge make their websites more user-friendly. In many cases, cookies may also be required to deliver specific services on the website.

A cookie is a small text file stored in your web browser enabling a website to recognize your web browser when visiting a website frequently. As an example, cookies can also show statistics on how, users use the website or send individualised information to your browser.

A cookie is a passive file and cannot gather information from the user’s computer, spread computer viruses or other harmful programs. A cookie may contain a text or figures e.g. a date, but do not contain personal information.

How long does a cookie remain on your computer?

The cookies that are sent to your computer from www.concare.net are stored in a different amount of time depending on the cookie. Look in the next paragraph for specifics.

On www.concare.net we use following cookies:

  • Session cookies: lasts the current session, and will be deleted automatically when closing your browser (e.g. when changing to another language during a session)
  • Persistent cookies: expire after a year.
  • Google analytics: gathers information on your traffic on our website, we use this information to continuously develop a better and more user-friendly website. All information/data in the statistics are anonym.
  • Cookie sets by third party sites: As the content of this website is updated regularly, and we may embed content from websites such as Youtube, LinkedIn and SurveyMonkey. (When you visit a page with content embedded from any of these sites and/or services you may be presented with cookies from these websites. This website, the website owners and the website and software developers do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.)

How do I avoid and/or delete cookies?

We use the cookies to create a better experience on our website; we will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. If you wish to restrict or block all the cookies, which are set by us, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Normally you do this by pressing F1 on your PC, then search for cookies.

You can block all cookies, delete existing cookies from your hard drive or receive a warning before a cookie is being saved. You can find guides to do this on this webpage http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Regarding Google Analytics, you can deselect cookies on this website: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (but we think it is a bad idea, why not contribute to make websites better and more user-friendly?)