Cookie policy

Cookie policy for MitID.dk

This Cookie Policy sets out how and which cookies are used when you use our MitID.dk website (also referred to as “the website”) and which rights you have as user of this website.

The website is provided and owned by:

Digitaliseringsstyrelsen

Landgreven 4

1301 København K

CVR: 34051178

Phone: + 45 3392 5200

The contact details of our data protection officer are as follows:

Email address: dpo@digst.dk

For questions of a more general character click |here: https://www.nets.eu/contact-nets/Pages/feedback.aspx|

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on a user's computer, smartphone or other device. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a user and a website and can be accessed either by the web server or by the user’s computer.

The cookies allow the server hosting the website to deliver a page tailored to a user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie to be able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.

Cookies can be either session cookies or persistent cookies:

  • Session cookies are temporary and disappear when a browsing session ends by closing the browser
  • Persistent cookies remain on your device after a browsing session has ended. Persistent cookies disappear after a set time has expired but they will be renewed every time you visit the website, if you have not blocked or disabled cookies.

In general, cookies can either be first party cookies or third-partly cookies. First party cookies are collected directly on the website you are visiting whereas third party cookies are collected by means of a link or similar directing you to content prepared by a third-party and hereby placing third party cookies.

What cookies do we collect?

MitID.dk only collects first party cookies controlled by the MitID website and defined as necessary cookies.

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies are crucial to the operation of MitID.dk. These cookies are for instance needed for security and for supporting basic functionality. These cookies need to be selected for full functionality on the website.

MitID.dk is using temporary cookies linked to the current visit to the website which are deleted automatically, when you close your web browser. MitID.dk is also using permanent cookies which are stored on your equipment. Permanent cookies either delete themselves after a certain time or may be deleted manually but will be renewed every time you visit the website, if you have not blocked cookies.

How to avoid and delete cookies

You can delete cookies from MitID.dk by deleting cookies in the specific browser.

However, as a user of the MitID.dk website, you need to be aware that the website might not be fully functional, if you delete or block cookies, as the cookies collected at the website are limited to necessary cookies for security and functionality purposes.

How to delete cookies on specific browsers

In your browser, you can choose which cookies you allow for and which to block or delete. How to conduct this selection is dependent on what kind of browser you are using.

If you are using multiple browsers, you will have to delete the cookies in all of these browsers or select ‘block cookies’.

If you wish to delete cookies already set, you need to conduct this selection in the specific browser you are using.

Please find below an overview of links to guides in the different browsers explaining  how to delete cookies in some of the most popular browsers.

The guidelines are provided by the browsers themselves and are subject to ownership and change conducted by companies hosting the browsers, including ownership in case of placing any third-party cookies by visiting the guidelines.

Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE)

Google Chrome

Safari

Firefox

Website hosting location

The website is hosted in a data center in Europe.

Privacy

Some of the data processed in relation to cookies is considered personal adherent data. You can find more information about how we protect your personal data in our MitID Privacy Notice.