Information on Cookies

We use cookies and similar technology to improve your experience of this website. Here, we explain how we use cookies and which choices you can make regarding our cookies. Please see also our Privacy Message if you wish to learn more about how we handle your personal data.

What are cookies and similar technologies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device (e.g. smartphone or tablet) and contains information that makes it possible for the website to recognise you as a user. There are also other technologies that offer the same functions as cookies without using text files stored on your mobile device.

Why do we use cookies?

Below we categorise cookies on this website according to their use. 

Provide website functionality

Functional cookies are used to save your settings, for example when you fill in a form. Our website would not function without these cookies.

Carry out statistical analyses

Analysis cookies provide statistical information regarding your use of the website. All personal data is anonymised immediately and no personal data is included in the actual analysis or result thereof. We need these cookies to be able to develop the website, for example by making it easier to find information or use the website on mobile devices.

Which cookies do we use?

Below you can see a list of the cookies our website uses, for which purposes and how long the cookie remains in your computer or mobile device. A session cookie is deleted after you close your browser. You can opt out of certain cookies by clicking the opt-out link.

Supplier, domain


Storage time


Opt-out link






6 months



8 months

Provide website functionality

Google Analytics,









2 years

24 h

1 min

2 years

30 min


6 months

10 min

Carry out statistical analyses test_cookie
12 months
YouTube places these cookies on your device when you start playing videos on our site.*


*Region Halland cannot control this placement. However, we have taken steps to prevent these cookies from being placed on your device even if you are not watching a YouTube video on our website. By using the YouTube player, you consent to these cookies being placed on your device. Please read YouTube’s privacy policy to learn more about how YouTube processes your personal data before using the service.

How can you manage our use of cookies?

You can opt out of certain cookies by clicking the opt-out link in the above table. Also, your browser or mobile device gives you the possibility of changing the settings for the use and scope of cookies. Go to your browser or mobile device settings to learn more about how to adjust the cookie settings. Examples of things you can adjust are blocking all cookies, only accepting first-party cookies or deleting cookies when you close your browser. Bear in mind that some of the website functions may not work if you block or erase cookies. You can read more about cookies (in Swedish) on the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority website,

Changes to this information on cookies

We make ongoing changes to this privacy message. A new version comes into effect when it is made available on the website.

Data protection officer

Region Halland’s data protection officer is responsible for data protection issues regarding this website. If you have any questions about this information, the processing of your personal data or how you can exercise your rights, you are welcome to contact the region’s data protection officer at


Region Halland Data Protection Unit Phone: 035-13 10 00 E-mail:

Updated 12 February 2019


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