Cookies

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in the website visitor’s computer. Cookies are regularly used in order to improve a website for the user. There are two types of cookies: One type saves a file that is kept on the visitor’s computer. That kind of cookie can, for instance, be used to configure a website based on the choices the visitor makes. The other type is a “session cookie”. These cookies are temporarily stored during a visit to the site, and are removed as soon as the user closes the browser. If you do not want to accept cookies you can turn them off in the browser settings. However, some website functions may not work satisfactory if you turn cookies of completely. You can also configure your browser to warn you every time a website tries to create a cookie on your computer.
More information about cookies can be found at the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority website.
Cookies on chalmers.se
On student.portal.se a session cookie, with the same name as the website, is set automatically by our web platform. This cookies is required in order for the website to function as planned.
Share functions
You can share the information on chalmers.se through the ”Share”-button that is present on most pages. This function is provided by Addthis.com and it saves cookies on your computer in order to work. You can read more about how the information is used in the Addthis Privacy Policy
Site analytics
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Embedded videos
On some of our web pages we embed videos from third party services like Vimeo and Youtube. These services also save cookies on your computer.
For more information about our use of cookies, please contact studentportalen@chalmers.se.

Page manager Published: Tue 09 Mar 2021.