Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Our website uses two types of cookies, persistent cookies and session cookies. A ‘cookie’ is a small text file containing information which is stored on your computer. Cookies are only used for technical reasons and to facilitate your use of a website. Persistent cookies will save a file permanently on your computer. It can thereafter be used to customise this website based on the user’s choices and interests. Session cookies are sent between your computer and the server to collect information. Session cookies are not saved once you close your web browser.

By visiting this website without changing your browser settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you can disable them by adjusting the security settings on your browser. Blocking cookies, may however reduce the functionality of the site.

For further information about cookies, visit www.AllAboutCookies.org

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to learn more about how you interact with our content in order to provide you with a better user experience when visiting our website. We use session cookies for caching and optimising loading of the website. We use persistent cookies to collect statistics on visitors to our website and how the visitors behave on our website.

Which cookies do we use?

Ratos uses Google Analytics, ShareThis and AddThis which are persistent cookies. We collect statistics to help us understand how visitors use our website. These are the behaviours we look at:

  • Has the visitor been to this website before?
  • Where does the visitor come from?
  • Which pages does the visitor view?
  • How long does the visit last?
  • Which browser is used?

The table below shows a list of cookies used on our website, the purpose of each one and the storage period.

Cookie

Domain

Purpose

Duration

CONSENT

www.ratos.se

The cookie is used to not set cookies until the visitor has given consent. 

1 year

_ga, _gat, _gid

www.ratos.se

The cookies is used to collect information about how visitors use our website through Google Analytics.

2 years

_gat

www.ratos.se

The cookies is used to collect information about how visitors use our website through Google Analytics.

1 hour

_gid

www.ratos.se

The cookies is used to collect information about how visitors use our website through Google Analytics.

24 hours

_unam

www.ratos.se

The cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc.

9 months

__atuvc, __atuvs

www.ratos.se

The cookie is set by AddThis to make sure the visitors sees the updated count if they share a page.

1 year.

__stid

www.sharethis.com

The cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc.

1 year

__uset

www.sharethis.com

The cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc.

1 year

ASP.NET_SessionId

www.ratos.se

Gives the visitor a session ID.

End of session.

BIGipServer~EPWS~
EPWSWEB102_HTTP_Pool

www.ratos.se

Used for making sure the visitor stays on the same server.

End of session.

 

How do I turn off cookies?

If you do not wish to accept cookies you can change your web browser’s settings to automatically deny the storage of cookies or to inform you when a website wants to store cookies on your computer. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the web browser. For more information about how to delete cookies for different web browsers, visit www.AllAboutCookies.org or www.cookiepedia.co.uk.

Please note that certain areas and functions on this website require cookies and may not function if cookies are deleted or declined.

How to contact us

If you have further questions about our use of cookies, please contact gdpr@ratos.se.