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