Use of cookies on VisitNordfyn

Nordfyns Erhverv og Turisme

General information about cookies 

A cookie is a data file that websites store on the user's computer, so that the computer will be recognized during the user’s next visit to the website. Cookies are sent back and forth between the browser and a web server and include, among other things, information about how the website is used. 

A cookie is a passive file and cannot spread computer viruses or other malicious programs. It helps analyze how a website is used so the user experience can be improved. In several cases, cookies can be necessary to provide a particular service. 

Cookies are usually deleted automatically from the browser when it is closed (so-called session cookies). Cookies can also be set with an expiration date, so that data exists in a shorter or longer period (persistent cookies). Persistent cookies are typically stored on your computer. 

Cookies can be either first-party cookies or third-party cookies. First-party cookies are allocated by the page the user visits. Third-party cookies are allocated by a third party (e.g. advertisers with content on a certain page) that has elements embedded in the page the user is visiting. 

Cookies on visitnordfyn.dk and subdomains

1. Cookies from Google Analytics

At VisitNordfyn.dk, Google Analytics is used to analyze how users use the site. The information the cookies collect about use (such as traffic data and IP address) is stored on Google’s servers. The North Funen Tourist Office uses the information to prepare reports on website activity. 
Note: If the law requires it, Google can disclose information to third parties. 

Google Analytics creates two types of cookies: A persistent cookie that indicates whether the user is recurrent, where the user comes from, what search engine used, keywords, etc. Session cookies are also used to show when and how long a user is on the site. The North Funen Tourist Office does not compare the IP address with other information that Google holds. 

2. Persistent cookies for language provision 

Visitnordfyn.dk uses persistent cookies to remember the language used during the user’s last visit on the site. On the next visit to the website, the user will automatically receive the correct language version.

The following 4 cookies are generated:

Type: Persistent cookie
Name: MARKET_REDIRECT_COOKIE
Lifetime: +10 year
Description: Keeps the preferred market

Type: Persistent cookie
Name: MARKET_REDIRECT_CURRENT
Lifetime: +10 year
Description: Keeps the preferred market id

Type: Persistent cookie
Name: MY_GUIDE_NAME
Lifetime: +1 year
Description: Keeps the "My Guide Name" on guide save.

Type: Persistent cookie
Name: MY_GUIDE_ITEMS
Lifetime: +1 year
Description: Keeps the "My Guide" items (content).

3. Flash movies and cookies 

Flash cookies are stored on the user's computer by Adobe Flash Player. 
In the embedded movies from YouTube, a browser (HTTP) cookie and a Flash cookie are created. 

4. Facebook and other social media cookies 

Cookies are created through buttons, widgets and "social plugins". If the user is logged in on Facebook simultaneously with a visit to VisitNordfyn, Facebook will know that the user has visited visitnordfyn.dk. 

5. Cookies from third-party javascript code 

Visitnordfyn.dk may contain embedded codes (iframes and links with javascript codes) from third parties. These may include booking boxes etc.. Persistent cookies, as well as session cookies, can be created from the javascript codes. These cookies allow third-party information about certain actions, i.e. number of clicks, bookings etc. 

6. Use of Pixel Tracking 

Sometimes the North Funen Tourist Office may use pixel tracking, which is when a user’s visit to visitnordfyn.dk is registered. Pixel tracking is anonymous, which means that no personal information is recorded or stored about the user. Only anonymous data about the user’s navigation on visitnordfyn.dk is registered. 

How to reject cookies 

You can refuse the use of cookies on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Be aware that without cookies, you may not be able to use all features on the site. Because cookies are in the possession of the user, it will always be possible for the user to view, modify or delete these cookies. 

Please be aware that the cookies will help the North Funen Tourist Office improve the website, provide the best services and give the user a better experience. 

If you do not wish to use cookies from visitnordfyn.dk, you can in many browsers select “advanced cookie settings” under “internet options” and add visitnordfyn.dk to the list of websites from which you wish to block cookies. 

You will also be able to delete individual cookies or all the cookies the browser has stored. 

If you set your browser to refuse cookies in general, please be aware that there can be functions on different websites that do not work as a result of this.