About this website

Web browser cookies

We use cookies to make your website experience better. A cookie is a small text file which the website asks to store on your computer. The cookie gives you as the visitor access to various features. It provides us with statistics of how you and other visitors use the website.
The cookies we use do not store any information that enables us to identify who you are.
Learn more about cookies on National Post and Telecom Agency's website

Settings for cookies

You can choose not to allow cookies by turning off that feature in your web browser. If you want, you can also set your web browser to give you a warning each time the website is attempting to store a cookie on your computer. Cookies that have previously been stored can be subsequently removed.

Cookies on the website

Here you can see which cookies we use on this website. There may be cookies that are only linked to one part of the website or to individual e-services. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact the web editors.

ASP.NET_SessionId

This is a session cookie with a temporary identity code which the web application server uses to keep track of which inquiries on the website are associated with a specific visitor (web browser, client). The cookie is required for the website to function and is generated automatically.
Domain name: international.uppsala.se.


The information that is stored does not contain any personal data and is not used to record which websites or pages you visit. The cookie expires when you close your web browser.

AcceptCookies_UppsalaKommun
This is a permanent cookie from uppsala.se that is used to find out whether the visitor has read the information about cookies and closed the box about cookies.
Domain name: international.uppsala.se.
The cookie will expire two years after it was added or last updated.

Analytics and statistics

The municipality of Uppsala uses Google Analytics in order to get a picture of how visitors use the website. The following cookies are generated:
_gat
This is a cookie from the web statistics tool Google Analytics.
Domain name: international.uppsala.se
Feature: Statistics
Storage period: 1 minute

_ga
This is a cookie from the web statistics tool Google Analytics that is used to distinguish users from each other. The cookie will expire two years after it was added or last updated.
Domain name: international.uppsala.se
Feature: Statistics
Storage period: 2 years

_gid
This is a cookie from the web statistics tool Google Analytics that is used to distinguish users from each other. The cookie will expire 24 hours after it was added or last updated.
Domain name: international.uppsala.se.
Feature: Statistics
Storage period: 24 hours

Information generated by these cookies when you use the website (including your IP address) is forwarded to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The information is used by the municipality of Uppsala to evaluate visitor statistics. For example, we use information about visits to the website in order to improve it. Google may also transfer the information to third parties if required by law or if a third party processes the information on Google's behalf. Google will not link IP addresses to other data.

In order to further protect your privacy, we use IP anonymisation for the data collection. This means that the last digits of the IP number are hidden, for example 193.188.156.xxx.
IP anonymisation in Google Analytics on the Google website

If you do not want to accept storage of cookies for Google Analytics
If you do not want your visits to the municipality of Uppsala's websites to be recorded in Google Analytics, you may use so-called opt-out add-ons for your web browser.
Google Analytics "Opt-out" add-ons for web browsers
Confidentiality policy on Google Analytics website

Another way to prevent cookies from being used by Google Analytics is to turn off the feature that stores cookies in your web browser. You do this in your web browser's settings. This means that no cookies will be stored but you will also not be able to use certain features on the website.

Cookies on websites or e-services we link to

On the website there are links to websites or e-services that use different cookies to those we describe here. Learn more about the kind of cookies this is on the respective website or e-service.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Sometimes we need to store and process your personal data. Personal data is information that means that you can be identified. It could for example be your name, personal identification number or a picture of you.
Learn more about privacy and personal data on the Swedish Data Inspection Board's website.

When we store your data you will receive information about why we do it and the legal basis for processing your personal data. We will also tell you how long we store your data for and who we may possibly share it with. It could for example be other authorities. We do not transfer your data to a country outside the EU without informing you first.

When you submit your data to us you will receive information about who is responsible for the personal data and the contact details for this individual.

You have the right to contact us

  • if you want information about the data we have about you
  • to request rectification of your data
  • to request that we restrict the processing
  • to have your data erased.

In this case, contact our data protection officer.

If you have any complaints about our processing of your personal data you have the right to complain to the Swedish Data Inspection Board.

We comply with the principle of public access to official documents
The municipality of Uppsala is a local authority. This means that messages sent to us become official documents that may be disclosed under the principle of public access to official documents.