LAST UPDATED JANUARY 1, 2020
1. What is a cookie?
What is a cookie? A cookie is a small file, often composed of letters and numbers, that is downloaded to computers when users visit certain websites. Cookies allow websites to identify users' computers. More information about cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.
What are the different types of cookies? Sitemaps allow websites to link to user actions during browsing. They are used for a variety of purposes, such as remembering what a user has put in a shopping cart while browsing a website. Seat cookies can also be used for safety. Session cookies are generally deleted when a user leaves a website and are therefore not saved for a long time. Persistent cookies are stored on the user's computer and remember the user's choice or actions on a website.
Cookies are either first-party cookies or third-party cookies. It depends on the domain of the website that makes the cookie whether it is considered a first or third party cookie. First-party cookies are basically cookies that are created on the website that the user visits. Third-party cookies are those created on a different domain than the user visits. Those who are afraid of cookies and want to disconnect them can do so in browser settings. It should be noted that the website vefíða.is does not guarantee the accuracy or security of the content on third party websites.
Use of a Website for Cookies
- Identify users who have previously visited the site and tailor search and service to visitors according to the authentication
- Make it easier for users to browse the site, for example by remembering previous actions
- Develop and improve the website's services by gaining insight into its use
- Show ads to users
- Collect and send notifications about the number of users and traffic in the area
You can revoke your consent at any time by blocking cookies on the website or deleting them from your browser. However, it may hinder the functionality of the site to some extent.
How to change cookies varies between web browsers, but more information can be found at the following links:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
Internet Explore: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
If you use another browser, you should be able to find cookie settings information on the browser's website.
4. How long are cookies on users' computers / smart devices?
Cookies are stored in users' computers for a maximum of 24 months from the time the user last visited the website vefida.is.
5. Handling of a Website on personal information
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