This cookie policy explains how and why we use cookies and how you can manage them. By using our website you agree with our cookie policy, which is part of the Handelsbanken privacy notice. We reserve the right to change the privacy notice. We therefore recommend that you regularly check this page for changes. If substantive changes are made to the cookie policy or in case of non-functional cookies, permission will be requested again when you revisit the website.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (computer, mobile phone, tablet, TV or other equipment) when you visit a website. The text files contain information about your website visit. This information is used on your next visit to the website to make it more personal and user friendly. Cookies are not harmful to your computer.

Handelsbanken and cookies
Handelsbanken uses temporary, persistent and analytical cookies.

Session cookies
Session cookies store information on the user’s identity and the activities performed. These cookies are deleted when the user closes the browser.

Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies are files that enable web pages to recognise you on your next visit. This means that certain preference settings are stored for you. Persistent cookies do not contain any information about your identity or other personal data.

Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies enable us to measure the website visit. This offers us an insight into the frequency of your visits to our website, which information visitors perform searches on and the most frequently visited pages. Handelsbanken uses Adobe Analytics and Google Analytics in particular.

Handelsbanken always asks you for consent to place cookies that are not essential for the site or fully functional. You can decline to accept and/or disable all cookies on your device. You can delete cookies that are stored in your browser yourself. If you choose not to allow the use of cookies, certain services may not be available or may not function properly. We maintain the IP addresses of visitors to our website to promote the safety and integrity of the Handelsbanken website, applications and other systems. It may happen that you are redirected to a third party website via the Handelsbanken website. It is important to note that these parties have their own cookie policy.

Blocking and deleting cookies
When you visit our website for the first time, a cookie message appears. You may accept or block the cookies here. This message will no longer appear after you have accepted the cookies. If you decide to block cookies at a later date, you will have to delete our cookies first or indicate this in your browser. The website may not work as effectively if you block cookies.

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