Information about cookies

The KI website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on the visitor's computer that can be used to monitor the visitor's activity on the website.

Karolinska Institutet uses cookies to give the visitor access to certain features, such as displaying the correct font or to listen to a web page (Readspeaker).The website also uses cookies to gain access to better visitor statistics (Google Analytics, Matomo and Hotjar), and to follow up campaigns (AdwordsFacebook).

Three types of cookies

  1. a permanent cookie remains on the visitor's computer for a set period of time.
  2. a session cookie is stored temporarily in the computer's memory while the visitor is on a website. Session cookies disappear when you close your browser.
  3. We also use Facebook pixels that save information about your visit to KI's website. This is to customize ads displayed via Facebook. The purpose is to provide you with relevant ads for something you have shown interest in on our website. These systems have third-party cookies that measure how many of the ads are loaded / visible to the user. Read more in Facebook's cookie policy. In your Facebook settings, you can restrict different categories of data collected by Facebook. For more information about Facebook's privacy policy, see Facebook's privacy policy.

None of the visitor's personal information such as e-mail or name will be saved.

If you do not accept the use of cookies, you can turn them off in your browser's security settings. You can also set the browser to ask you every time the website attempts to put a cookie on your computer. Through the browser, you can also erase previously stored cookies; please see the browser's help pages for more information.

The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, which is the supervisory authority in this area, provides further information about cookies on its website.

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