What is a cookie?
Cookies are used today in connection with virtually any Websites and are in many cases necessary to deliver a particular service on the Website.
A cookie is a small text file stored on the user's computer equipment (PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.), so that the equipment can be recognized. Cookies can, among other be used to prepare statistics of users' habits of the Website and to optimize page content. A cookie is a passive file and can not collect information from the users computer or spread computer viruses or other malicious programs. Some cookies placed by third parties (so-called third parties) than which stands in the address bar (URL) in your browser. It may be plain content, but also, for example analysis tools or embedded comment fields. This means that the stored cookies from other parties than the owner of the Website.
Some cookies are stored only on the users computer equipment, as long as the user has the browser open (session cookies). Other cookies are stored for a longer period (persistent cookies). When the user revisits a Website, session cookies be put on again, while persistent cookies typically just renewed.
Cookies on fishtrip.co
Fishtrip.co is set as first party cookies as follows:
|is||Session cookie||To distinguish users from each other||Expires when the browser is closed.|
|fpid||Persistent cookie||Prolonged use token to recognize user.||10 years|
|accept-cookie||Persistent cookie||Contains information on cookie acceptance.||10 years|
|long||Persistent cookie||Contains information about the users preferred language.||10 years|
Besides, the following 3rd party cookies:
|_gat, _ga||Persistent cookie||Gather statistics about when the user has visited the Website as well as information on what pages users typically come from and move to. You have the option to unsubscribe Google Analytics on all web pages by following this link. This will not limit your experience on the Website.||2 years|
How to remove/avoid cookies?
The user has always full administrative control over the browser cookies. In most browsers, you have the option to delete or disable cookies. If you make use of this, the user experience will be significantly reduced and in some cases, the functionality will be limited.
See the following link for more information about managing cookies.
Why are we informing about cookies?
All Danish Websites are obliged to inform about the cookies being placed on the users IT equipment. The information shall be in accordance with "Notice of requirements for information and consent by the storage of and access to information on end-user terminal equipment" (colloquially The cookie order).
Treatment of privacy
13th of April 2015