Cookies & personal data

27 June, 2016 – 10:30

Questions & answers about cookies

What are cookies? What are they used for?
A cookie is a small text file that stores information about your browsing and is stored on your computer. This information is used to customize the page according to how you use it, but also because we at Auson want to improve our website and make it more user friendly. Auson will not disclose the information to third parties.

Google Analytics
On Ausons website we use Google Analytics to collect statistics about how our visitors use the site. The information collected and stored in your browser is in anonymous form and let us see how many visitors we have, where our visitors come from and what pages they visit. The information about which websites or links visitors come from is stored up to six months. We also use session cookies, a type of temporary cookies, which store information as long as you are active on the page. After 30 minutes of inactivity, a new session will start if you go to the page again. Learn more about Google Analytics security on:

Turning off cookies
If you do not want Auson to save information about your web browsing, you can turn off cookies in your browser.

Turn off cookies for Internet Explorer

Turn off cookies in Firefox

Turn off cookies for Google Chrome

Turn off cookies for Safari

Want to know more about cookies?
Read more on the National Post and Telecom Agency page about cookies:

Auson takes care of your personal information

When you contact us at Auson, by mail, phone or through a form on our website personal data can be transmitted. These are treated only if you have accepted it, or if there is support in the Personal Data Act (PDA) or other law.

What is personal information?
Personal information is information that can identify you as a person, for instance a social security number, name or phone number. Even images in which you can be identified are regarded as personal data.

You accept our handling of data
When you contact us at Auson you automatically accept that we store your personal data. We treat your personal data with respect for your privacy.

After you have been in contact with us, it can happen that you receive direct marketing or emails from us. This is always stated when you contact us, and ends simply by you getting in touch with us.

Want more information?
Once a year, you are entitled to write to us and ask to find out how and why we process your personal data. Auson will get back to you with a reply within one month.

Your personal details & Social Media
It is important to remember that when you contact us through social media, like Facebook or Instagram, the information is processed by third parties. Never leave personal data or sensitive information via social media.

Want to know more about the Personal Data Act (PDA)?
Visit the Data Inspectorate’s website