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Information about cookies

We use various types of cookies on our website. Here you can read about cookies, and how you as user can determine what information is stored using the cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your computer and contains information about your visit to our website.

How cookies are used

The cookies are used for website statistics. The statistics help us to understand how the website is used, and how we can make it better for our visitors. We also measure visitor flows between the website and other digital services and websites provided by the Swedish Research Council. We analyse the website statistics using the tool Google Analytics.

There are also cookies that store settings you have made yourself on the website.

You can turn cookies off

You can choose to turn off the feature that stores cookies in your browser. If you do this, no cookies will be stored, but you will also not be able to use certain features on the website. You can also delete your browser’s cookie history later.

You can search on the internet for instructions about how to

  • turn cookies off
  • check what cookies are already stored on your computer
  • delete stored cookies in your browser

List of cookies

The table lists information about cookies used on the website.

Cookie name

Purpose

Third-party

Duration

Provider

_ga

Web analytics

Yes

2 years

Google Analytics

_gat

Web analytics

Yes

1 minute

Google Analytics

_gid

Web analytics

Yes

24 hours

Google Analytics

JSESSIONID

System Features

No

Session

Sitevision

SiteVisionLTM

System Features

No

Session

Sitevision

Evaluation of the site

Right now we are using the tool Hotjar to evaluate how the site is used. This means that these cookies can be set during your visit to the site:

Cookie name

Purpose

Duration

_hjSessionUser_{site_id}

Ensures data from subsequent visits to the same site are attributed to the same user ID.

1 year

_hjid

Ensures data from subsequent visits to the same site are attributed to the same user ID.

1 year

_hjFirstSeen

Used by recording filters to identify new user sessions.

Session

_hjUserAttributesHash

Enables Hotjar to know when an attribute has changed and needs to be updated.

Session

_hjCachedUserAttributes

Stores User Attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API, whenever the user is not in the sample.

Session

_hjViewportId

Stores user viewport details such as size and dimensions.

Session

_hjSession_{site_id}

Ensures subsequent requests in the session window are attributed to the same session.

30 minutes

_hjSessionTooLarge

Causes Hotjar to stop collecting data if a session becomes too large.

Session

_hjSessionRejected

Applied in extremely rare situations to prevent severe performance issues.

Session

_hjSessionResume

Set when a session/recording is reconnected to Hotjar servers after a break in connection.

Session

_hjLocalStorageTest

Checks if the Hotjar Tracking Code can use local storage.

100ms

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

Set to determine if a user is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.

30 minutes

_hjIncludedInSessionSample

Set to determine if a user is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.

30 minutes

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

Used to detect the first pageview session of a user.

30 minutes

_hjTLDTest

Enables Hotjar to try to determine the most generic cookie path to use, instead of page hostname.

Session

_hjRecordingEnabled

Set when a Recording starts.

Session

_hjRecordingLastActivity

Updated when a user recording starts and when data is sent through the WebSocket (the user performs an action that Hotjar records).

Session


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