Vasaloppet uses cookies

Vasaloppet uses so-called “cookies” on its websites. A cookie is a small text file saved inside your web browser. We use cookies for technical reasons to facilitate the experience of using Vasaloppet’s web services. Cookies are also used to measure traffic on our website, and for statistics.

There are two types of cookies; persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies are stored as files on your computer or mobile device during a certain period of time until you yourself, or the server that issued them, deletes the cookie. Session cookies are stored temporarily and are erased when you close your browser.

How we use cookies

We use cookies so that you can use Vasaloppet’s website in the intended way and to give you, the visitor, better service. Certain cookies are needed for Vasaloppet’s website, and our services to you, to function properly. These cookies are used to, for example, support simultaneous use of the website by multiple visitors and to identify each visitor so that choices you select on the website remain during the entirety of your visit.

Cookies are also used to gather statistics about the number of visitors and to gather information about how our websites are used, and how we could improve them. This information makes it possible for us to develop and optimize our websites. In addition, cookies are used by Vasaloppet for marketing purposes.

If you don’t want to allow the use of cookies

All browsers are different but most are set, by default, to allow the storage of cookies. If you don’t want to allow the use of cookies you can either set your web browser to give you a warning each time a website wants to place a cookie on your computer, or you can completely turn off the storage of cookies. Information on how to do this can be found in the help function of your web browser.

If you choose to deactivate cookies you will lose several benefits in Vasaloppet’s web services and the website will not function as well as you, as a visitor, have come to expect.

Google Analytics

We use cookies to give you better service and a better browsing experience. Some cookies are used to gather statistics about the number of visitors to the websites while others are used to gather data about what operating systems and web browsers, including which versions of these, our visitors use, how our websites are used and how we can improve them, which pages are popular and less popular, etc. This information makes it possible for us to develop and optimize our websites. These cookies are used to get an overview of how visitors use Vasaloppet’s website and to thereby improve content, navigation and structure. The information gathered in these cookies (including your IP address) is attached to and stored by Google Inc. on servers in the USA. Google can transfer this information to a third party if they are required to do so by law or if this third party is processing the information on Google’s account. Google will not connect IP addresses with other data that Google has access to.

These cookies contain no additional personal information and the data is only used in aggregated form for the purpose of statistics.

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