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Information about the use of cookies on scandichotelsgroup.com

The following describes Scandic Hotels Group AB’s use of cookies on this website and how you can block or erase cookies.

If you choose not to accept cookies you might not be able to use all parts of the website and some parts of the site might not work correctly.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files with information stored on your computer (or other device you use to access the website) when you visit a website. A cookie will typically contain the name of the site that the cookie came from, how long the cookie will be stored and a number (usually a randomly generated unique number). Cookies are used to make websites work more effectively but also to provide certain information to the owner of a website. Cookies make it possible to distinguish different users from each other, which can give each user a more personalized and positive experience of the website.

What does Scandic Hotels Group AB use cookies for?

Scandic Hotels Group AB uses cookies needed for the site to work correctly and are necessary for you to navigate around the website and use its features.

The website also uses cookies which make it possible to optimize the website’s functions to improve your experience and to individualize future visits, by remembering your user preferences.

Cookies that are used on the Scandic Hotels Group AB’s website

There are three types of cookies on the website:

  • Long-term cookies, i.e. Cookies that saves a file on your device for an extended period. Long-term cookies are used, for example, with functions which describe what information is new since you last visited the site. How long the cookie remains on your device depends on the lifetime of the specific cookie and your browser settings.
  • Session cookies, i.e. cookies that are temporarily stored in your devise’s memory while you are visiting a website and when you’re navigating on a page. Session cookies are used, for example, to determine what language you have chosen. When you leave a site the session cookies used are deleted.
  • Third-party cookies, i.e. cookies that belong to domains other than those shown in the address bar. Third-party Cookies allows for tracking of the user’s browsing history.

The table below lists the individual cookies used on our website, their purpose, what information the cookie saves, if it is a long-term cookie, a session cookie or a third-party cookie, the retention period of every cookie that is stored on the hard disk and whether the information comes from, or are disclosed to third parties.

CookiePurposeRetentionSharing
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AddThis.com
This cookie is created by AddThis.com, a social sharing service run by Clearspring Technologies Inc. The cookie is used to ensure that the user sees the correct updated count if they share a page. .2 yearsNo sharing

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AddThis.com

This cookie is created by AddThis.com, a social sharing service run by Clearspring Technologies Inc. The cookie is used to ensure that the user sees the correct updated count if they share a page.2 yearsNo sharing
cookieAgree
Comprend WaaS

This cookie is used to determine if cookies are accepted by the visitor.7 hoursNo sharing
_gid 
Google Analytics

Used to distinguish users

24 hoursNo sharing
_ga 
Google Analytics

Used to distinguish users

26 monthsNo sharing
_gat_waas 
Google Analytics

Used to throttle the request rate.1 minuteNo sharing
_gat 
Google Analytics

Used to throttle the request rate.1 minuteNo sharing
1P_JAR
YouTube
This cookie is set via embedded youtube-videos to register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click “like” on a video.1 monthYouTube
APISID
YouTube
Same as above2 yearsYouTube
HSID
YouTube
Same as above2 yearsYouTube
NID
Google (YouTube)
Same as above6 monthsYouTube, Google
SAPISID
YouTube
Same as above2 yearsYouTube
SID
YouTube
Same as above2 yearsYouTube
SSID
YouTube
Same as above2 yearsYouTube
SIDCC
Google (YouTube)
Same as above3 monthsYouTube, Google

How to manage and delete cookies

How to control and delete cookies through the browser
We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by one of our Websites, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

Cookies that have been set in the past

If you have disabled one or more Analytics Cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

Changes in these guidelines and any questions

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please contact us at info@scandichotels.com.

Scandic Hotels Group AB may update this information from time to time. The date of the last update is February 27, 2020.