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There are two types of cookies:
- cookies temporarily stored on your computer while you are browsing a page. It disappears when you close your browser.
- cookies saved for a long time on your computer. For example, it uses features that tell you what's new since you last visited the current site.
Cookies at www.ivl.se
At www.ivl.se, cookies are used to provide access to different functionality, such as logging in, remembering if the user accept cookies and to measure and analyse site traffic with Google Analytics.
More information about cookies can be found at http://www.pts.se/en/english-b/regulations2/legislation/electronic-communications-act/q/qa-about-cookies-for-users/