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Cookies within umu.se

The University's websites have services that uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that contain information about usage of a web site and are created and stored on your device when you visit our website.

The cookies on umu.se are used to improve the site for you as a visitor:

  • to be able to customise the content and direct relevant information to different visitor groups
  • to collect and analyse visitor statistics
  • for the opportunity to log in and use our services
  • for displaying external content (for example, video clips).

We use two types of cookies:

  • Session cookies are temporarily stored during your visit to the site. They are used, among other things, to facilitate navigation and the use of features and services. The cookie disappears when you close the browser.
  • Fixed cookies remain on your computer and are reused on your next visit to the site. For example, to be able to customise content based on your needs and interests. You can remove these cookies from your browser.

Services that use cookies

Necessary cookies (always required)

Episerver - umu.se is based on the publishing solution Episerver CMS. The system uses cookies, for example, when you log in or fill in a form.
Read more about cookies from Episerver publishing solution

Read more about cookies from Episerver's form

Load balancer - When you visit umu.se sites, the load balancer ensures that you end up on one of the servers that presents the information.

Klaro - Used to allow you to manage your choice of cookies.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse visitor statistics at umu.se. We use this information as a basis for improving and developing the website. Google Analytics creates cookies with information about the use of the site. That information is passed on and stored by Google, but the IP addresses are anonymized.

Read more about cookies from Google Analytics

Siteimprove

Siteimprove is a tool we use to improve the quality of the content on our website (for example, broken links, language and accessibility). It also has an analysis module that uses cookies but the IP addresses are anonymized.

Read more about cookies from Siteimprove

Video

Youtube - We have embedded videos from our Youtube channels on the website. When you play the movies, cookies are used by youtube.com.
Read more about cookies from Youtube

Vimeo - We have embedded movies from Vimeo that use first-party cookies that are considered essential to the video player experience. Embedded vimeo movies do not use third-party analytics or promotional cookies when the video player is displayed on a third-party website.
Read more about cookies from Vimeo

Kaltura (Umu-play) - We have embedded movies from Kaltura (Umu-play) that can put a cake.
Read more about cookies from Kaltura

More about cookies

General information about cookies is available on the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency's web site.

About cookies on the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency's web site

More about how Umeå University processes personal data

To find out more about how we store and process personal data, please visit the following page:

This is how Umeå University processes personal data.