About cookies


FCG Cookie policy

A cookie is a small text file that is saved to your computer or portable device when you visit a website. Here you will find information about how cookies are used on the FCG website.

You need to allow the storage of cookies on your computer in order to use FCG’s website in the manner we intend. Cookies are used to give you access to various features as visitors. If you do not allow cookies, you will have a poorer user experience.

The following cookies are set by WordPress and submitted by WordPress (CMS) and are critical to the functionality of our websites.

wordpress_test_cookie – session cookie

wordpress_logged_in – session cookie

wp-settings-1 – expires in 1 year

wp-settings-time 1 – expires in 1 year

WPE-auth – session cookie

Cookie Bar cookie

The following cookie is set by our cookie bar plugin, which checks to see if visitors have already accepted our cookie policy.

catAccCookies – expires in 1 month

Web analytics tool

FCG uses Google Analytics to get a picture of how visitors use the site. The following cookies are set:

_ga – Used to distinguish users – expires after two years

_gid – Used to distinguish users – expires after 24 hours

_gat – used to control the amount of requests, i.e. restrict data collection on high-traffic websites – ceases after 1 minute

Submitted by: Google. The information created by these cookies, by your use of the site (including your IP address), is forwarded to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The purpose of these cookies is to evaluate how the site is used to improve content, navigation and structure. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law, or in cases where a third party analyzes the information on behalf of Google.

No to web statistics?

If you do not want your visits to FCG websites to appear in the statistics in Google Analytics, you can install an add-on to your browser. The add-on is available for the following browsers:
Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera. The add-on can be downloaded from Google (information is in English).

Act–On Software – Beacon Tracker Cookie

FCG utilizes a service from Act–On Software, which tracks and records how our website is being used by its users. A cookie is stored on your device when you first visit FCG.se

wp22231 – expires after 1 year

Language management

FCG uses an extension in WordPress to display the site depending on the language chosen by the visitor. The following cookies are used by FCG:

pll_language – Used to display the user’s selected language – expires after 1 year

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is saved onto your computer or portable device when you visit a website.

There are two types of cookies. One type saves a file for a longer period of time on your device. For example, it uses features that communicate what has changed since the user last visited the current site. The other type of cookies is called session cookies. While you are browsing a page, this cookie is temporarily stored in your computer’s memory, for example, to keep track of which language you have chosen during a previous visit. Session cookies are not stored on your computer for a long time and are removed when you close your browser.

Avoid cookies

You can apply settings on your computer if you do not want to accept cookies. This automatically denies the website from storing cookies onto your device or informs you each time a site requests to store a cookie. You can also delete previously stored cookies, through your web browser setting. See the browser’s help pages for more information.

More information about cookies and electronic communications can be found on the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) website.

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