What is a cookie?
Today, cookies are used by more or less all websites. Often, cookies are necessary to deliver a service on the website.
A cookie is a small data file which websites store on the user's computer to be able to identify the computer. Cookies can, for example, be used to generate statistics on the use of the website.
A cookie is a passive file that cannot retrieve information on the user's computer, spread computer viruses or other harmful programmes.
Cookies on dma.dk
The Danish Maritime Authority will not store any cookies on your computer unless you have accepted them on dma.dk.
If you accept cookies on the website of the Danish Maritime Authority, we will use them to examine how the website is being used so that we can improve the user-friendliness. The information included in the statistics is made anonymous and cannot be traced back to specified users.
We use the following types of cookies:
- Google Analytics generates date on the traffic on dma.dk, such as what pages and elements on the website are most frequently used. The web editors use the statistics from Google Analytics to improve the user-friendliness on dma.dk.
- Tillad cookies records that the user has accepted cookies and remembers this in connection with a change of page.
What will happen if I do not accept cookies from dma.dk?
The website of the Danish Maritime Authority will not store any cookies on your computer unless you have accepted this on dma.dk.
You can still use dma.dk without accepting cookies. However, the web editors of dma.dk request you to enable cookies so that we can make statistics on the website and thereby improve the user-friendliness.
How do I disenable cookies?
When you have accepted cookies from dma.dk, you can always disenable them again by visiting this page. A link will occur at the top of the page. Alternatively, you can remove unwanted cookies under the internet options of your browser.
Why do we inform about cookies?
All Danish websites are obliged to inform about the cookies created on the user's equipment. The information must be in accordance with the provisions of the Danish order on information requirements and consent in connection with the storing of and access to information in the terminal equipment of end users (in Danish: "Bekendtgørelse om krav til information og samtykke ved lagring af og adgang til oplysninger i slutbrugeres terminaludstyr").
The order requires the acquisition of an informed consent from the user when the website wants to tore cookies on the user's computer equipment.
Link to the order (in Danish)
Link to guidelines (in Danish)
Should you have any further questions about cookies on dma.dk, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.