What are cookies?
Cookies are passive software files that are stored on your computer or other IT equipment and collect data. We use the term “cookies” broadly, but it covers both real cookies and methods similar to cookies in browsers and apps. Cookies cannot spread viruses or other harmful programs. Cookies will not record who you are or where you live, but they can tell us about the websites you have visited on your device e.g. mobile phone or tablet. We can combine this with other information that we hold about you.
Below is a list of our four types of cookies with a description of what they do and what they are used for, along with some examples of cookies we will be able to store on your device when you use our site.
|Cookie purpose||Description||Cookie examples|
|Necessary||These cookies help make our homepage work by activating elementary function such as page navigation, language selection and access to secure areas of the homepage. The site does not function properly without these cookies and you cannot reject these cookies when using our site.||
|Functional||Functional (or so-called “preference”-) cookies enable our homepage to remember the settings you choose which affect the way the page is shown –. You can reject these cookies in the cookie banner.||
|Statistical||These cookies we use to track our site visitors’ behaviour on an aggregated level in order to measure the performance of our website and thus optimise it. E.g., how do visitors use our page, what region are they from and what features are they looking at. You can reject these cookies in the cookie banner.||
|Marketing||These cookies enable us to identify you (your device) and profile your behaviour in order to provide content relevant content to you. We also compare your navigation on our site with data we buy from 3rd party suppliers in order to be more relevant in our marketing to you, and to provide direct marketing on other media/sites than our own. You can reject these cookies in the cookie banner. Some 3rd parties set their marketing cookies via our site - in agreement with us - in order for us to compare the interests you have shown on our site to interests you have shown on other webpages. In the section “3rd party cookies” below, you can see which 3rd party marketing cookies we have on our site, along with a link to how they handle your cookie data.||
Life span for cookies set – please see cookie panel below.
When you first enter one of our websites or download our apps, we set cookies that are needed to enable you to use our service – these are known as necessary cookies. When you accept cookies, we will set cookies according to the choice you have made to improve and measure the performance of our service and to send you relevant marketing messages.
Refusal of cookies - browser
You can choose to reject all cookies except those that are necessary by selecting “necessary only” in the banner. This means that only those cookies that are necessary for our site to function and to remember your cookie choice will be set. You can also reject cookies by clicking the link Change cookie setting in the cookie panel below.
Refusal of cookies – apps
When downloading our apps you can reject cookies by rejecting the use of “data collection” when installing it.
Change cookie consent – browser
You can change your consent at any time by deleting all your cookies. The procedure for erasing cookies will depend on the browser you are using, but you can always find help on how to erase cookies in your browser on www.aboutcookies.org
Remember to erase cookies in all browsers if you use more than one browser. If you have deleted your cookies and revisit our site, you will be asked for a cookie consent again and then you can reject all cookies that are not necessary. You may then continue without us setting cookies other than the necessary cookies needed for use of our services. You can also click the link Change cookie setting in the cookie panel below to reject cookie.
Change consent – Apps
If you want to change your consent given in apps, you must uninstall the app first and then reinstall it with the new consent.
3rd party cookies on our site
Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
Danske Bank Group uses re-targeting cookies (also called “pixels”) from Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. These pixels are used to perform statistical analyses as well as profiling for direct marketing purposes.
The cookies in this area are marketing cookies. When we/you use these services from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, their cookie rules apply. You can read more about their cookie policies here:
Google Ads conversion tracking
The Google conversion tracking allows us to know if the traffic we buy from Googles Search Engine has the desired effect.
The cookies in this area are marketing cookies. When we/you use these services from Google, their cookie rules apply.
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