Øresunddirekt Cookie and Privacy policy

Your visit at this website, and at all websites provided by Øresunddirekt are covered by the terms below. This also applies to all websites and services where a link or reference to this policy is found.

Last updated: 01-06-2021

We kindly ask you to read through this policy and get familiar with the content. It is your foundation for giving your consent to that Øresunddirekt can use and collect personal information about you as specified below and attached personal data. If you sign up for our newsletter, you also approved to that Øresunddirekt are allowed to send you emails.

Øresunddirekt are controller of personal data and thus have the responsibility of treating your personal data. We are obliged to protect and respect your personal data and your integrity when you are using our websites, subscribe to our newsletter or using our other services. Our Cookie and Privacy Policy explains what information we collect, why we are collecting it, and how we use it. Additionally, you can read about others’ access to the information and how you can contact us in case of having questions regarding the policy or your data.

The collecting of data at Øresunddirekt’s websites takes place within the framework of the current legalisation.

Øresunddirekt collect information about users and their visits in two ways:
1. By the use of cookies.
2. By that the users themselves declaring their data. 

The Cookie and Privacy Policy concerns all the Øresunddirekt websites: 








1. Cookies


1.1 What is a cookie?

When you visit an Øresunddirekt website, cookies will be stored on your computer. A cookie is a small text file which makes it possible for the website to recognize the user and collect information about which websites and functions you use via your web browser. We use cookies in order to improve your user experience, and in many cases cookies are necessary to be able to deliver determined service level at the website. Our cookies do not save information such as names or other personal data, but contain information about how the website is used.


1.2 Why Øresunddirekt use cookies

We use cookies in order to improve the user experience at our websites. Besides this, we use cookies to measure the traffic and track the geographical origin of the visitors. All information collected to be used in statistics or knowledge about the user behavior is treated confidentially.


1.3 How to disable cookies

You can deactivate cookies in your browser by blocking them, but it might lower the experience and functionality of most websites.

Find out how to delete and deactivate cookies in your browser


1.4 Third party cookies

Øresunddirekt are using several services from other parties at our websites. These services might also use cookies.

Via this link you can control which cookies you want allow


We use Google Analytics to measure the traffic at our websites. We register the number of visits, pageviews, and users at our websites, which is done by using third party cookies. Øresunddirekt has limited access to the data collected through Google Analytics, and it can only be viewed in anonymous form.

Read more about this function at Google Analytics


At the Øresunddirekt websites there are connected services from Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin, which makes it possible for you to share and/or send our articles on social media. Additionally, we use Google YouTube for showing videos, and Google Maps for showing maps. These services might also save cookies on your computer in connection to your visit at the Øresunddirekt websites.


1.5 More information about legalization regarding cookies

Read more about the legalization regarding cookies at the website of Erhvervsstyrelsen


2. Personal data

2.1 Collection of personal data

We collect personal data to be able to offer a service that is as functional and user-friendly as possible. We always ask for your consent when collecting personal data, and mandatory information is clearly stated. You are not required to give us any personal data, but if you do not, you may not be able to access all our services. 

2.2 Use of personal data

Personal data is first and foremost used in order to provide the service that the data is collected in connection to. Moreover, the data can be used to gain increased knowledge about you and the other users of the platform. This may, for instance, include studies and analyses performed in the improvement work of our websites and services.

2.3 Transfers of personal data

We may hire subcontractors in order to deliver our services. This means that they sometimes need access to some information about you. We always ask for your permission in connection to personal data collection and transfer to third party. However, these parties are not allowed to use your personal data for other purposes than providing the service, and then only under the terms we state.

2.4 Protection of personal data

According to EU’s Personal Data Act, your personal data needs to be stored securely and confidentially. We store your personal data at computers or in digital systems with limited access, and always with your rights as users in mind. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee 100 percent security for data transfers over the Internet. This means that it might be a risk that unauthorized others get access to information when data is sent and stored electronically. Consequently, you provide your personal data at your own risk. 

Personal data is continuously deleted or dismissed in connection to that the purpose they were collected for terminates.

The fast internet development means that changes in our processing of personal data might be necessary. We reserve the right to update and modify these guidelines for processing personal data. Updates and modifications will be announced through our websites. In case of significant changes, we might again ask for your consent.

2.5 Your rights

To that extent Øresunddirekt process your personal data, you have, according to EU’s Personal Data Act, certain statutory rights. Below is a summary of these rights. To get the full information about your rights, please see the Personal Data Act.

Read more about the Personal Data Act at Datatilsynen


2.6 Contact regarding personal data

If you have questions or want to exercise your rights to e.g. revoke your consent, please contact redaktionen@oresunddirekt.com.


3. Subscription to newsletter


3.1 Collection of information

When you sign up for Øresunddirekt’s newsletter, we register your name and your email. No further information is registered in connection to your subscription. We use Mailchimp to send out newsletters. When you receive a newsletter from Øresunddirekt, Mailchimp automatically register your use of the email and Øresunddirekt has access to this data via Mailchimp. We investigate e.g. if the newsletter has been opened, and if the links in it are used.

Read more about what kind of information Mailchimp collects about you in their Privacy Policy


The information we collect about your use of the newsletter is solely used for statistical purposes, to improve our service, and to better adapt the content.


3.2 Unsubscribe from the newsletter service

If you unsubscribe from the newsletter, we delete your name and email from the contact list of newsletter receivers. You can unsubscribe at any time, and at the same time you withdraw your consent. After you have unsubscribed, you will no longer receive information from us, unless you have approved for us to contact you. If you unsubscribe from our newsletter we delete all your information. However, any anonymous data for statistical purposes will not be deleted, as they are anonymized in such a way that they cannot be recreated. If we have collected your personal data in another context, these will not be affected by your unsubscribing from the newsletter service. Therefore, we can continue to process these data based on the approval or other process method we have.


4. Contact with Øresunddirekt via our contact form or email

Please bear in mind that Øresunddirekt is a collaboration between government agencies and that what you write in an email could become a public document ('allmän handling'). Messages and questions sent to us via email or our contact form can, depending on the question, be forwarded to Arbetsförmedlingen (Swedish Public Employment service), Försäkringskassan (Swedish Social Insurance Agency), Länsstyrelsen (County Administrative Board), Skatteverket (Swedish Tax Agency), Region Skåne and our editorial board in Denmark. Therefore, please be careful when submitting sensitive or personal information when you send us an email.

When you contact Øresunddirekt via our contact form, your message is sent via a plugin called SendGrid. This plugin is responsible for making sure that your message is sent safely to Øresunddirekt in the form of an email. SendGrid does not save the contents of your message but it saves the surrounding meta data to ensure that your email has been delivered safely. SendGrid has an agreement under the Standard Contractual Clauses to ensure that any personal information is saved and processed safely in accordance with the EU’s general data protection regulation (GDPR).


More information on how SendGrid processes data here


5. Contact information

You can always contact Øresunddirekt in the following ways:



Nørregade 7B

1165 København



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