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Cookie policy

We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer/device that you use to visit the website. The website also uses cookies that allow us to optimise the website’s functions, to improve your experience of the website, to make the website easier to use and to tailor the website to your interests and needs. In addition, cookies are used to compile anonymous statistics so that we can understand how our users browse the website and thereby be able to improve ourselves.

    Read more about cookies on the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority’s website. The information collected via cookies is only used for Hemnet’s purposes, i.e. not for third party purposes.

    There are three types of cookies on the website:

    Session cookies, i.e. cookies that are temporarily stored in the browser’s memory while you visit the website. They can e.g. be used to identify the language you have selected. Session cookies are deleted when the browser is closed.

    Long-term cookies, i.e. cookies that are stored on your device for a long time. They are used e.g. for features that tell you what’s new since you as a user last visited the site. How long the cookie remains on your device depends on the lifetime of the specific cookie and your browser settings.

    Third-party cookies, i.e. cookies that belong to domains other than those displayed in the address bar. Third-party cookies open up opportunities to track the user’s browsing history.

    The cookies used on our website are described in the table below.

    NameThe purpose of the cookie and the data collectedStorage time
    _gaCreates an anonymous ID for statistical purposes and collects statistics about the user's session. Used by Google Analytics.14 months
    _gatImproves the user experience. Used by Google Analytics.1 minute
    _gidCreates an anonymous ID for statistical purposes and collects statistics about the user's session. Used by Google Analytics.24 hours
    _gat_WaasImproves the user experience. Used by Google Analytics. 1 minute
    cookieAgreeUsed to store if cookies has been accepted.90 days
    cookieSelectionUsed to store the accepted selection of cookies.

    Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but through settings in your browser you can block and delete cookies. How this is done differs between different browsers and you can read more about this in the instructions to the browser or in the help function that is available in most browsers. More information on how to handle and delete cookies can be found on the following website:

    Please note that blocking cookies can result in a degraded user experience.