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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark’s privacy and 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;
 - Your IP address; and also
 - The username you are using (where applicable) and
 - Your geographic location (where 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. These services sometimes 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.

YOUR RIGHTS

You can ask the Ministry at any time for access to the data we hold on you, and you can ask us at any time to correct or erase the data we hold on you. You can also request a copy of the data we hold on you. You can do this by sending an email to databeskyttelse@um.dk.

You can withdraw your consent for the Ministry’s email notifications and other subscription services at any time, via a link which is included in all the emails you receive from us. Such a change will take effect immediately. 

You can read more about the General Data Protection Regulation and your rights (in Danish) on the Danish Data Protection Agency website.

HOW TO MAKE A COMPLAINT

If you wish to make a complaint about the Ministry’s collection and processing of your personal data, this should be sent to the controller’s data protection officer or to the Danish Data Protection Agency. See contact information on the right of the page.
 
Supervisory authority
Danish Data Protection Agency
Borgergade 28, 5
DK-1300 Copenhagen K
Telephone: +45 33 19 32 00
Email: dt@datatilsynet.dk
CVR no. 11883729
Website: https://www.datatilsynet.dk/ 

 

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 recognise 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, 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 these instructions for the most common browsers:

How to delete cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer

How to delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox
How to delete cookies in Google Chrome
How to delete cookies in Opera
How to delete flash cookies (all browsers)