According to the Electronic Communications Act, which entered into force on 1 July 2011, everyone who visits a website with cookies must have access to information that the website contains cookies and the purpose of the use of cookies.

Cookies are used on the Nordic Wood Preservation Council’s website Cookies are small text files that are stored on the visitor’s computer and that can be used to follow what the visitor does on the website.

  • There are two types of cookies:
    a permanent cookie remains on the visitor’s computer for a specified period of time.
  • a session cookie is temporarily stored in the computer’s memory while a visitor is browsing a web page. The session cookie disappears when you close your browser.

On our websites, we use a session cookie that is used to identify the session between client and server, as well as one to collect statistics on how visitors navigate the website. This will be removed when you close your browser.

If you do not accept the use of cookies, you can turn off cookies in your browser security settings. You can also set the browser so that you get a question every time the website tries to place a cookie on your computer. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the browser. See the browser’s help pages for more information on this.

The Swedish Post and Telecom Agency, which is the supervisory authority in the area, provides further information about cookies on its website.