Cookies are small text files that collect data on the user and can, for instance, also be used to enhance the user experience of a website.
We use three types of cookies. The necessary cookies, which cannot be deselected, ensure that the website is working, whereas the other types, functional and statistical cookies, have different purposes and can be deselected.
You can opt out of cookies. You do this via the cookie banner, which you meet when entering the website. In this case, it should be noted that certain elements might not function.
You can always change your cookie choice by following the link ‘Cookie settings’ which you find at the bottom of the page.
We look after your data
We are very careful with respect to ensuring that the gathered data will only be used internally – such as for the purpose of displaying video and interactive maps on the website and to enhance the general user experience.
We have entered into data-processing agreements with our providers in order that they take good care of your data.
Learn more about the specific cookies under the heading 'show cookie declaration' in the website’s cookie banner. Here you will also find privacy notices from each of our providers.
The Danish Business Authority, the main and supervisory authority (in Danish) within the area, is monitoring compliance with the cookie rules.
Any questions concerning cookie consent? See contact information in the contact box at the bottom of this page.
Types of cookies
Necessary cookies activate basic functions such as access to secure content and the ability to decline cookies.
The table shows which necessary cookies that we place on your computer/device:
|City of Copenhagen’s website||Allows you to save your cookie preferences for this website||100 days|
|SESS [32 numbers and letters]||City of Copenhagen’s website||Allows an editor access to secured content||11 hours|
|closed-emergency-banner-00fe6e9a-aba1-4f34-8c14-5f5c5c1ef0bd||City of Copenhagen’s website||Allows the closing of a banner for the duration of your visit||Until the end of your visit to this website|
Functional cookies facilitate the application of other functions such as the display of video and interactive maps.
We collaborate with two providers – video solutions from https://www.twentythree.com/ and map solutions from https://septima.dk -, and we have entered into dataprocessing agreements on the safe use of data with each of the two firms.
The table shows which functional cookies that we place on your computer/device:
|ad_session_id||Twentythree||Allows you to view video on our video platform video.kk.dk||Until the end of your visit to this website|
|JSESSIONID||Septima||Allows you to view and use our city maps||Until the end of your visit to this website|
Statistical cookies make it possible for the City of Copenhagen to obtain insight into the use of our website via data collection and the internal application of web statistics for the purpose of enhancing the general user experience.
We collaborate with Siteimprove with respect to our web statistical system and Userindex with respect to surveys. We have entered into dataprocessing agreements on the safe use of data with each of the two firms.
The table shows which statistical cookies we place on your computer:
|AWSELBCORS||SiteImprove||Allows the gathering statistics on the general use of this website||Until the end of your visit to this website|
|nmstat||SiteImprove||Allows the gathering of anonymized statistics on visiting behaviour||1000 days|
External links on the website
When we link to other websites (such as JobNet or SKAT, or other government authorities) such websites will have their own cookie policies and cookie banners where you decide on the cookies featured on such sites.
Frequently asked questions about cookies
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone. It facilitates the recognition of your computer as well as the collection of information as to which pages and functions you will visit from your browser. However, cookies cannot discover your identity, your name, or your address – nor whether the computer is used by one or more persons. Neither can it spread computer virus nor other harmful programs.
Read more about cookies and the legal basis in the Executive Order on Information and Consent Required in Case of Storing or Accessing Information in End-User Terminal Equipment (pdf)
What will happen if I turn off cookies?
This will depend on which types of the cookies on our site that will be deselected. The various cookie types that we use are listed above.
Is it possible to deselect all cookies completely?
If you wish to avoid cookies in general, you can turn off cookies in your browser. You should, however, be aware that, in that case, you will not be able to log onto or use functions and services which presuppose that the website will remember your preferences.
All browsers will allow your deletion of cookies, separately or all at once. How you do this will depend on your type of browser. Please remember that, in case you use several browsers, you must delete cookies in all browsers.
How to deselect all cookies?
Cookies that you have already accepted can easily be deleted. How you delete them depends on the browser you are using (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.) and on which type of computer (mobile phone, tablet computer, PC, Mac).
You will typically find it under Settings – Security and Privacy but this can vary from browser to browser. Which device/browser do you use? – Select the relevant link:
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