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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark’s Cookie Policy

When you visit the Ministry’s website and accept cookies, we collect information about you, as long as you consent to this. This concerns the following information:

   •    Which pages you have looked at and when 
   •    Which browser you use; 
   •    The username you are using when applicable; 
   •    The username you are using when applicable 
   •    Your geographic location when applicable

PURPOSE OF THE DATA COLLECTION AND STORAGE PERIOD
The purpose of collecting the data specified above includes trying to improve your user experience and send you relevant material, the compilation of statistics and marketing. All without us associating data with you as an individual.

The storage period for this information depends on the purpose for which it was initially collected.

You can view a list of the cookies that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark uses on the website, their purpose and storage period here


DISCLOSURE OF DATA
The Ministry uses several different third-party services on our pages. Sometimes these services also use cookies.

These third-party components mean that the holder of the third-party component, such as Facebook or Google, collects technical data on your browser, IP address, and which pages you visit at UM.dk. If you are still signed into e.g. Facebook or Google when you visit UM.dk, it is possible for Facebook/Google to associate these data with your profile. See above for the list of cookies we use.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
The Ministry’s website uses cookies. In practical terms, this means that cookies are placed on your device (computer, mobile phone or tablet), when you click OK on the cookie banner that appears the first time you visit the Ministry’s website.    

WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your device and associated with its IP address. A cookie allows us to recognize your device if you make multiple return visits, and it lets us see which pages you navigate to on the website.

HOW TO TURN OFF COOKIES
You can stop cookies being stored on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. But if you do refuse to accept cookies from UM.dk, there may be some features on the website that you are unable to use.

If you do not want us to place cookies on your computer, you can block the use of cookies in your browser; see below for how to do this. If you do not want to accept cookies from UM.dk, in most newer browsers you can select advanced cookie settings under Internet Options and add this domain to the list of websites that you want to block cookies from. In this window you can also delete individual cookies or all of the cookies that your browser has stored.

See also this instruction for the most common browsers:

How to delete cookies in browsers