What are Cookies?

A cookie can be described as a text file that websites you visit requests permission to store on your computer. Cookies are used in a variety of ways in order to give users a better browsing experience. The information stored in the small text file, e.g. cookies, makes it possible for the owner of the website to track a users browsing habits.

There are 2 types of cookies

  • The first kind of cookie stores a file on your computer during a long period of time. It’s used to enable functions such as “What you’ve missed since your last visit” or hiding content you’ve marked as inappropriate or not interesting.
  • The other type of cookie is called session cookies. This kind of cookie is used to store information temporarily in your computers memory. For example, it can be used to keep track of the language you’ve chosen for your browsing experience. Session cookies are only stored for a short period of time and are removed when you close your browser.

Cookies on visithalland.com

Visithalland.com uses cookies as a way of guiding further developments so that we can continue to deliver relevant information to our users. This site also stores settings or preferences you as a user might have picked in order for you to have a consistent experience. Visithalland.com also uses third party services in order to present content based on your previous experiences with our site through Facebook or other social media. These third party services also use cookies.

Site Analytics

Visithalland.com use a suite of tools in order to collect statistics based on user behavior. This kind of statistics include how users behave on certain pages, how many users visit our site each month and more. This data is used to find new areas of development to create a better experience for our users.

If you want to avoid cookies

If you prefer to not allow cookies being stored on your computer you can easily change your preferences in your browser. For more information on how to change your browser preferences we refer to your browsers documentation. Remember that when you turn cookies of some/or all services and pages might stop working partly or completely.