What are cookies and how do we use them?

The Sorbact® website contains so-called “Cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are placed on a computer by a web server and work just like an ID card. Cookies enable the website to remember important information, which makes your website visit more convenient. Like other websites, Sorbact® uses cookies in order to improve your internet experience in the following ways:

  • Calculating the number of users and traffic. By understanding how the website is used, we can develop and improve it.
  • Tailoring our services so that you receive advertising which is relevant to you.
  • Collecting and analyzing behaviour information based on the website’s usage and services, for the purpose of improving users’ experience and also to enable individually tailored communication and messages to the user.

There are two types of cookies, both of which are used on Sorbact® website. One of them is called a Permanent Cookie. This cookie saves a file that remains on the user’s computer. The cookie is used to tailor a website to the user’s requirements, choices and interests, as well as for statistic follow-up, among other things. Below we have listed all the cookies, their purpose, which domain they belong to and their lifespan. The other type of cookie is called a Session Cookie. While a visitor is on a website, it is stored temporarily on the visitor’s computer. Session Cookies disappear when you close your web browser. On Sorbact® website, third-party cookies are also used for e.g., Google Analytics, Facebook and Remarketing. The purpose is to understand how our site is used and to improve it, as well as to generate targeted advertising. If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change the settings for cookies in your web browser and even block them.

Cookies at sorbact.se

cookies_approved
Purpose: Indicates permission for cookies
Domain: sorbact.se
Lifespan: 1 year

_gat
Purpose: Google Analytics, _”gat” is used in order to limit the number of inquiries which are made to sorbact.se
Domain: sorbact.se
Lifespan: Session

_ga
Purpose: Google analytics, _”ga” is used to be able to understand how users navigate around the website
Domain: sorbact.se
Lifespan: 2 years

_gid
Purpose: Google analytics, _”ga” is used to be able to understand how users navigate around the website
Domain: sorbact.se
Lifespan: Session

fr
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: 3 months

_js_reg_fb_ref
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: Session

datr
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: 2 years

reg_ext_ref
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: Session

reg_fb_gate
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: Session

reg_fb_ref
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: Session

sb
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: 2 years

wd
Purpose: Facebook Cookie*
Domain: facebook.com
Lifespan: 1 week

*This website uses Facebook Pixel, which generates a number of cookies in order to save users’ activity on the site and to offer more accurate marketing on Facebook’s platform.