Description of how technical information is collected using cookies and similar technology.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file that the web browser stores on a your device in order to remember you and your visit in various ways and contribute to a better experience and functionality for you. A website that contains cookies can, through these, collect information about your visits to the website without you actively providing such information (so-called passive user data collection).
There are three types of cookies
Persistent cookies stored for a longer period (maximum 24 months). They are used, for example, for the website to recognize you and the choices you made during a previous visit.
Session cookies are temporarily stored when you visit a website. For example, they are used to keep track of the language you have chosen. Temporary cookies are not stored but disappear when you close your browser.
Third-party cookies or tracking cookies, comes from a third party, ie from someone other than the person responsible for the site. They are used, for example, for web statistics and advertising with the purpose of collecting statistics on the visitors’ activity online.
More information about cookies can be found at the government agency Post- och telestyrelsen webpage https://www.pts.se/en/
Medfield and cookies
Medfield’s website contains all three types of cookies, both permanent and temporary cookies. The information in these cookies is only linked to your computer (via your IP address) and your visit to Medfield’s website. Third-party cookies from trusted suppliers are also used (see below).
Purpose of cookies on Medfield’s website
Medfield and Google Analytics (Third-party Cookie)
Medfield uses Google Analytics for the purpose of collecting statistics for Medfield’s account of how visitors use our site. We can use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. These cookies collect information from where the visitors have come to the website (including your IP address), the number of visitors to the site and the pages they have visited. Information obtained using Google Analytics is managed and stored on Google’s servers in the United States.
You can block cookies in your browser settings. Note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. If you choose to block cookies and plugins, you will still be able to use Medfield’s website, but we cannot guarantee that it will work properly.
If you do not agree that data is collected by Google Analytics, you can block this feature by clicking the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Articles on this site may contain embedded content (such as video clips, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves just like you have visited the other site. These sites may collect information about you, use cookie files, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with said embedded content, including tracking your interaction with this embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to the site in question.