Data Protection Act (PuL)
Vattenfall observes the Data Protection Act (1998:204) and the rules which, under the Data Protection Act, ensure that personal data, e.g. name and e-mail address, and the register of persons, are used in an appropriate manner.
§ 18 Chapter 6 of the Law (2003:389) on Electronic Communication states that persons visiting a website which uses so-called cookies shall be informed that the website creates cookies, what they are used for, and how use of the cookies can be refused.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is stored on the visitor's computer, i.e. your computer, and which is used to analyse how the visitor uses the website. There are two different types of cookie, temporary ones and those which are stored on your computer. Those stored on your computer are used for example to show what is new on a website since you last visited. The cookie contains the last visit date.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). The information generated by a cookie by your use of a website (including your IP address) will be passed on and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile activity reports for the website for the party owning the website, and provide other services connecting with website activity and use of the internet. Google may also pass this information to third parties if required under the law, or in the case where a third party processes information on behalf of Google. Google will not link your IP address with other data which Google holds.