NIH.no uses certain cookies in your browser in order to provide you with a better user experience.
Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. If you do not want this, you can either change your browser's settings to block cookies from nih.no. (However, it may make your experience with our site less optimal).
Nih.no is built on the publishing platform/ content management system (CMS) Episerver. The system sets different cookies to control how content is displayed and to keep track of the visitors.
The following cookies are set by Episerver:
ASP.NET_SessionId - Used to allow the site to separate users. The cookie is automatically deleted when you close your browser.
.EPiForm_BID - Used when you fill in a form on nih.no. Lets Episerver keep track of which forms are filled out. The cookie is automatically deleted after 90 days.
.EPiForm_VisitorIdentifier - Used when submitting a form on nih.no. Lets Episerver keep track of which user submitted the form. The cookie is automatically deleted after 90 days.
.EPiServerLogin, EPiDPCKEY, .ASPXRoles - Used by Episerver to keep track of access and user rights (only for logged in users on nih.no, ie our employees). These cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
We use Google Analytics to provide general statistics on how your site is used to improve our content. Your IP address is automatically anonymized, so the statistics cannot be traced back to you as an individual.
The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:
__utma - Used to distinguish users (anonymously). The cookie is automatically deleted when it is 2 years since the user last visited the site.
__utmb - Used to keep track of new visitors to the site. The cookie is automatically deleted when it is 30 minutes since the user first entered the site.
__utmz - Used to keep track of how the visitor ended up on the site (traffic source). The cookie is automatically deleted when it is 6 months since the user last visited the site.
Google Tag Manager
We use Google Tag Manager to help us manage various code snippets for statistics and customization. A separate cookie is set for this purpose.
Siteimprove is a tool we use to improve the quality of content on our website (for example, broken links, languages and universal design). It also has an analytics module that uses the following cookies:
nmstat: This cookie contains a randomly generated ID that is used to recognize your browser when you read a page. It collects statistics on the use of nih.no, for example when the user last visited the site. The cookie does not contain personal information and is only used for web analysis.
We embed videos from YouTube using YouTube's enhanced privacy mode. This mode only sets cookies on your computer if you tap/click the YouTube video player on a page. This cookie does not collect information that identifies a user. This cookie is used to collect anonymous statistics for embedded YouTube videos and to evaluate the performance of the videos embedded on our site.
Apsis and newsletters
Cookies from Apsis help us understand how visitors use our website. We can also log IP addresses that can be used for future distribution of content from NIH, e.g. via newsletters, invitations to seminars etc. Without active approval, which you give by signing up for our newsletter, your information will be anonymized after two years.
Apsis does not pass on your information to any third party. Apsis is based in Sweden and works within the GDPR regulations.
Read more about how Apsis processes your data.