Our cookie policy

Cookie Policy

The website, https://www.deepseareporter.com/, uses cookies. This policy sets out what they are used for and how they can be deleted.

§ 1. Definition

Cookies are small text files containing information that is automatically stored on a website user’s device. Cookies are widely used to improve the user experience of a website visitor.

There are two different types of cookies, session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are stored for a longer period of time and remain between visits to the website. Session cookies are only stored for the duration of the use of the website, i.e. they are deleted when the website/browser is closed.

§ 2. Use of cookies

We use both time-limited cookies and session cookies.

a) Time-limited cookies

The following information is stored in the form of time-limited cookies:

IP address, browser

The use of time-limited cookies is for the following purposes:

We use time-limited cookies for a longer period of time to remember the choices you made earlier on the website. Registers a unique ID that is used to obtain general statistics on how visitors use the site.

b) Session cookies

The following information is stored in session cookies:

Which articles you have printed on
If you share your articles on social media
How long you stay on each article

Session cookies are used for the following purposes:

We do this to understand which of our articles you find worth reading and to understand how our journalism makes a difference to you

c) Third party cookies

We use third-party cookies as follows:

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do so, you will not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using the deepseareporter.com website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

We use Mailchimp to send you newsletters. In this process, we collect your IP address, your email address and your first and last name. As we use mailchimp to deliver the newsletter, your contact details are also stored with them. Therefore, we recommend that you read their Privacy Policy, which can be found here.

Google reCAPTCHA is a security service that protects our website from spam and abuse. It works by analyzing your behavior on the website to determine whether you are a human or a bot. This may include information such as your interaction with the reCAPTCHA box, your IP address and any previous interactions with reCAPTCHA on other websites.

Read more here about reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy and terms of use.

§ 3. Consent

a) Obtaining consent

When a cookie is to be classified as personal data, consent must be obtained from the website user before it can be used. The consent must be informative and clear so that all users understand its meaning.

We obtain consent in the following ways:

Cookies provide information to the owner of the website. This allows us to estimate the number of visitors and see usage patterns. We may also store information about your preferences, so that we can tailor our website to your individual interests. and recognise you when you return to our website. By accepting cookies, you allow us to improve your user experience with us.

b) Period of validity of the consent

The consent to the use of cookies is valid for six months.

Once the above-mentioned period has passed, new consent must be obtained for the continued use of cookies.

c) Withdraw consent

A user who has given his or her consent shall be able to withdraw it at any time, as follows:

Consent can be withdrawn directly on the website under the “cookies” tab. Consent can be withdrawn by deleting stored cookies in the browser.

d) Right to have your personal data erased

Once consent has been withdrawn, the user may also request, if desired, the deletion of their information from all servers of the website. This is done by e-mail sent to info@deepseareporter.se.

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