Protection of privacy /cookies

When does collect personal data?

Personal data refer to information that can be connected to you, for example your name and contact information. At personal data are collected in the following cases:

Contact form

If you contact the editorial staff or the admissions offices in the counties by using the contact form under "Contact us" at, your name and e-mail address will be stored so that we can contact you. Your name and e-mail address will not be used for any other purposes than this.

Feedback function "Did you find what you were looking for?"

Use the feedback button at the bottom of the page if you want to give feedback on whether or not you found the information you were looking for. We use this feedback to improve the contents of the website. You can include your contact information if you want an answer. We store your e-mail address so we can contact you about your feedback. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purposes than this.


Cookies used on

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (”Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyse how users use the website. The information generated by such a cookie when a user browses the website in question, including their IP address, is sent to Google and stored on servers in the USA. uses anonymizeIP, a function that means that an individual user cannot be identified. Google uses this information to assess the use of the website, generate reports about activities on the website for the website owner in addition to providing other services linked to activities on the website and use of the Internet.

Google can also transfer this information to third parties if this is required pursuant to legislation or in cases where third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not link your IP address to other information Google possesses. uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of This provides information about which pages are used most, where the users come from, at which times the pages are visited most, etc.


These cookies are third party cookies made by AddThis. They let users share contents via social media websites as well as email. If you use the share function, AddThis can store a cookie on your device to make it easier to use the service next time. Only randomly generated numbers are stored. No personal or identifiable information is stored.

Cookies in connection with AddThis are third party cookies that are not used directly by uses AddThis to let users share the contents of the pages in social media, via email or other digital channels. 


Pingdom Real User Monitoring javascript widget uses cookies to monitor uptime and performance on


This is’s own session cookie. This cookie allows the web server to improve your web experience by remembering your actions and selections on

For instance, it is used to remember which submenu item you chose last and which programme area you have explored on and can show the structure chart and menu expanded if you switch back and forwards between contents and menu.

No personal or identifiable information is stored.

Third party requests

These are requests made by external service providers. Even though these requests do not set any cookies, they may all the same transfer information to third party. Google Analytics works through third party requests.

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