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What is a cookie?

Today, almost all websites use cookies. In many cases cookies are necessary to provide the required service at the website.

A cookie is a small file which a website stores on the user’s computer in order to identify the computer. Cookies may, for instance, be used to generate statistics about the user’s behaviour on the website.

A cookie is a passive file and cannot collect information already stored on the user’s computer, spread computer viruses or other malware.

The first time you visit this website, you will see a message at the top of the site informing you that we use cookies on the website. If you navigate further around the site without disabling cookies, we will use cookies as you continue. You may delete the cookies again at any time.

The following types of cookies are used:

Technical cookies:

  • GoBasic_CookieState
  • GB-resolution

GoBasic_CookieState records the user's acceptance of cookies and remembers it during the user's further navigating around the website.

GB-resolution ensures that images are scaled in appropriate relation to the screen size of the user's hardware.

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Senior Citizens cooperates with the Danish company Siteimprove to ensure and maintain the quality of our websites. The company collects and preserves web data for us and in that process stores statistics cookies on our users' terminal equipment. The collected data are owned by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Senior Citizens, are preserved on Danish and German ground, are being processed according to our instructions, and are not shared with anyone else.

What happens if I do not accept cookies from

When you navigate around the websites of the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior, you may encounter elements which do not work unless you accept cookies. This is for instance the case for videos shown through YouTube.

How do I remove cookies?

When you have accepted cookies from, you can always remove them again by going to this page. Alternatively you can remove the unwanted cookies in the settings of your internet browser.

Why do we inform about cookies?

All Danish websites are committed to inform about cookies left on the user’s computer. The information must be in correspondence with “Executive Order on Information and Consent Required in Case of Storing or Accessing Information in End-User Terminal Equipment”.

The Executive Order imposes the requirement that user consent be obtained when a website wants to store cookies on its users’ computer hardware.

Link to the Executive Order (in Danish)

Link to guidelines (in Danish)

Further questions

Questions concerning cookies, the Executive Order, or the guidelines may be directed at the Agency for Digital Government, ph. +45 33 92 52 00.

Du kan altid afvise cookies, også efter at du først har accepteret cookies. Det gør du ved at trykke på knappen "Nej til alle cookies" i boksen "Du har accepteret cookies på denne hjemmeside" på denne side. Dermed bliver cookies slettet fra den maskine, du anvender.

Bemærk, at funktionen til at fortryde din accept af cookies kun er synlig, når du har accepteret cookies.

Technically necessary cookies
ProviderNamePurposeExpiration time your cookie consent.1 year screen size to compress picturesSession cookie settings including a time stamp1 year cookie helps in mapping a client to a content server for the duration of a sessionSession