Our policy on cookies and protection of your data

Read more about why we use cookies and statistics on this website and how we protect your data.

Why do we use cookies and statistics?

You accept the use of cookies and statistics when using and visiting our website, since it helps us improve the user experience for you.

In order to redevelop and improve our website we create statistics on how you use the website. For example, we monitor how you move around the website and which words you search for in the search bar. The statistics are used only to improve the user experience. In order to create statistics, a cookie is placed on your device.

We do not forward your cookies to a third party.

If you do not wish the gathering of information, you should remove your cookies. If you delete or block cookies, the website might not function properly and there might be content, which you will cannot access.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of text, which is saved on your computer, mobile device or whatever device you browse the internet with. The purpose of the cookie is so the website can recognize your computer when you visit the website in the future. Cookies are used for many purposes, but mostly it saves information about you, creates statistics and targets ads. Data from cookies cannot be used to collect personal information about you. Furthermore, a cookie does not contain virus or similar programs.

Privacy policy and data protection

Personal information are information, which to some extent can lead to your identity. When using our website, we collect and treat such information such as signing on to our newsletter, participating in our networks etc.

We typically collect and treat the following types of information: a unique ID and technical information about your device, your IP address, geographical location, pages of interest. To that extent, where you give your explicit consent and give us your information by typing them in yourself, we also treat name, phone number, email, address og gender. This will typically be when registering for our newsletter or when signing up for our matchmaking program for newcomers.

Sensitive and personal information, which is registered on the website, can generally only be forwarded with your consent. Sensitive personal data can however be forwarded if the information is necessary for the exercise of authority by the Municipality of Sønderborg. Your information will not be forwarded for either commercial or non-commercial purposes. The given information are only used for the purpose, which has been stated. The information are stored in accordance with current law, and will be deleted, when they are no longer necessary. The time of preservation depends on the type of information and the reason for preservation. Therefore, it is not possible to indicate a general period for the deletion of information.

We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure the deletion, preservation, correctness and protection of your data, so they are always treated in accordance with current law.

As user of our website, you are always entitled to the right to insight, opposition or deletion of the information we might have of you. The information will not be preserved longer than necessary in order to carry out the task, which they were collected for.

The protection of minors

Individuals below the age of 18 are not allowed to provide us with personal information without the permission of their parents or parent custody. We do not request information regarding children or young people. Consciously we do not collect such data or forward them to third parties.

Contact

Should you wish to hear more about or confidentiality or cookie policy or do you wish to withdraw a potential consent, you can always contact the data protection advisor at the Municipality of Sønderborg.

If you wish to complain of our use of personal data, you can contact The Danish Data Protection Agency.

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