Privacy and Cookie Policy

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Privacy and Cookie Policy

In connection with your use of Statistics Denmark’s web pages, we collect information about you.

It is important for us that you feel comfortable using Statistics Denmark’s web pages (including dst.dk and statistikbanken.dk and other domains that belong to Statistics Denmark; in the following referred to collectively as “our website”), and you must be informed of the data retrieved by Statistics Denmark and how Statistics Denmark is entitled to use your data. Accordingly, Statistics Denmark has prepared the below Privacy and Cookie Policy.

This Privacy and Cookie Policy does not contain guidelines for the data security and data confidentiality in relation to statistical products. Please read Statistics Denmark’s Data Confidentiality Policy.

Please note that you accept this description of our Privacy and Cookie Policy when you visit our website.


Privacy policy

Information collected and processed when you visit our website

When you visit our website, your IP address is registered automatically. In addition, information is collected about your use of our website (see also our cookie policy which must be read in connection with this privacy policy)

Your IP address is only used in connection with the operation of the website for collection of visit statistics about your visit behaviour at the website.


Information collected and processed in connection with your creation of a user profile, subscription to newsletters or various support service requests

Statistics Denmark collects and processes personal data that you enter on the website in connection with your creation of a user profile, when you subscribe to our newsletter or contact our information service. The information that we collect is: your name, email and user type. In some cases, we also ask for postcode, sex, year of birth, education and business name (it is voluntary to provide this information) as well as municipality of residence and CVR number (Danish Central Business Register number).

If it comes to the attention of Statistics Denmark that collected information is incorrect or misleading, Statistics Denmark will delete or correct the relevant information. Information collected in connection with creation of a user profile is deleted automatically if the user profile has not been used for one year.


The purpose of collecting and processing information

Statistics Denmark’s purpose in collecting the information is to (1) be able to identify you as a user; (2) be able to provide you, as a user, with the best possible services; (3) protect the rights of Statistics Denmark; and (4) market Statistics Denmark.

Especially with regard to (2), please note that in order to give you the best user experience, Statistics Denmark will be allowed to share your data with other service providers. We will not disclose information about your visit to our website to other service providers in any other cases than those described in this policy.


Your rights

Naturally, as a user of Statistics Denmark, you have all the rights granted to you in current legislation. Furthermore, you are entitled to (1) be informed about the information that Statistics Denmark collects about your use of our website; and (2) demand that information which Statistics Denmark has collected about your use of our website is corrected or deleted, if the information is incomplete or erroneous.

If you no longer want Statistics Denmark to collect information concerning your use of our website, we will accept your request and stop collecting such information. Correspondingly, if you want it, Statistics Denmark will delete information collected by Statistics Denmark concerning your use of our website, unless your information has been anonymised and consequently become impossible for Statistics Denmark to identify.

You can make use of your rights by writing to Statistics Denmark at the following email address: webmaster@dst.dk


Specifically concerning business users

If, in connection with the creation of a user profile, you indicate that you are a business user, you accept that your employer has a right to transfer your profile to another user, e.g. if you change workplace.


The data controller

Statistics Denmark is responsible for collecting and processing your data. If you have questions regarding collection or processing of your data, please write to Statistics Denmark at this email address: webmaster@dst.dk

Statistics Denmark ensures the physical, electronic and procedural security measures for protection of all data collected and processed by Statistics Denmark.


Complaints

It is possible to complain directly to Statistics Denmark via the above email address. In addition, you have a right to complain to the Danish Data Protection Agency. For further information, please refer to: Complaints to the Danish Data Protection Agency.


Cookie Policy

Important information about consent

Cookies allow Statistics Denmark to collect certain bits of information generated by your computer when you visit our website.

By using our website, applying services via our website or receiving our emails, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this cookie policy.

The purpose of the collection of information is to collect visit statistics concerning your use of our website, including emails from Statistics Denmark, and to give you, as a user, the best possible experience of our website. We will not disclose information about your visit to our website to any third party in any other cases than those described in this cookie policy.


What are cookies?

Cookies are unique identifiers which usually consist of small bits of text or code. Cookies are usually stored on your device or in your web browser, and they return certain bits of information to the party who sent the cookie. Find out more about cookies from the Danish Business Authority.


How to avoid cookies

Our cookies are stored on your device for as long as your operating system allows it, and they contain information about the expiry date for the cookie and a unique ID no. If you no longer want to give your consent to the use of cookies, you must reject cookies by changing the settings in your browser. When you delete or reject cookies, it applies to all of our three types of cookies. However, you should note that setting your browser to reject all cookies may result in the loss of certain services and functionality, because they require cookies to store information about the choices you make. You can use the below links if you want guidance on how to delete cookies from your browser:

Chrome

Internet Explorer

Safari


Cookies on our websites

The information that we collect about your use of our website is used to compile statistics on what is downloaded on our pages, which pages that are used most frequently, track typical navigation of visitors on pages, etc.

Statistics Denmark’s purpose in collecting information is to compile visit statistics concerning your use of our website to give you, as a user, the best possible experience of our website. We will not disclose information about your visit to our website to any third party in any other cases than those described in this cookie policy.

Our web pages primarily use the following three types of cookies:


Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are decisive for the operation of our website. They allow you to view and use our website. If you deactivate these cookies, our website will not work properly.


Performance cookies

These cookies gather information about visitor behaviour on our website and monitor the performance of our website. For example, performance cookies tell us which pages are popular, monitor the traffic to our website and compile anonymous analytical data. Performance cookies can also be used to identify and remedy operational problems with our website. Statistics Denmark uses e.g. Google Analytics to compile statistics about your use of our website, including what you download, which pages you visit, etc. Find out more about Google Analytics’ usage of cookies.


Functionality cookies

These cookies are used to recognise and remember your preferences. For example, functionality cookies can use information, such as your location, to ensure that you are lead to a version of our web page which is specific to your city or region.


Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies sent by a different party than Statistics Denmark – as opposed to first-party cookies, which are sent by Statistics Denmark.

Our website can display videos from YouTube, which is owned by Google, and which makes use of third-party cookies. Google gathers information about your use of YouTube, including information about the video you are watching, and the frequency and size of your data transmissions. Find out more about YouTube’s protection of personal data.


Cookies in emails

Some emails contain cookies (including the customer magazine “Perspektiv og Kursusnyt”) to track whether you open our emails and whether you click on embedded links. The cookies used in our emails to monitor these behaviour patterns are unique for each email and are not stored on your computer or mobile device.


Contact us if you have questions

Feel free to contact us if you have questions to how we use your visit data. Please contact webmaster@dst.dk

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