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Information concerning cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file that the website stores on your computer. Cookies are commonly used to improve your experience of the website and to adapt it to your requirements and selections.

Cookie Policy

General Information 

This Cookie Policy ("Policy") sets out how AAK AB uses cookies on this website.

This website (http://www.aak.com) is administered and operated by AAK AB, Skrivaregatan 9, 215 32 Malmö, Sweden.

AAK AB reserves the right to change (sections of) this Policy at any time and without notice. It is recommended that you review this Policy periodically for changes.

You do not need to allow cookies to visit most of the website. However, enabling cookies may allow for a more tailored browsing experience and is required for certain parts of the website to work. In the majority of cases, a cookie does not provide us with any of your personal information.

To review the privacy policy that apply to visitors of AAK.com, please see our data privacy policy.

Use of cookies on AAK sites

We use cookies, and sometimes other online identification technologies which may include web beacons, or pixels to provide users with an improved user experience. By using our websites or applications you consent to the deployment of such identification technologies that we may use from time-to-time.

About cookies

A cookie is an element of data that store pieces of information in your browser or on your device when you visit. Cookies are used on many websites to enable visitors access to different functions. Some cookies may be essential for certain services to work, other coordinate and tailor the information when you return. Some are used to collect statistical information to improve user experiences. Cookies can be temporary, meaning they will disappear when you close the browser, while others are persistent and will remain on your computer for some time. From time to time we may use local cookies, tied to local campaigns. Please see list of cookies below to find out more about which cookies we use on AAK.com. 

What type of cookies we may use:

We typically use the following types of cookies:

Session cookie: These cookies remain in your browser, device during your browser session only i.e., until end of session or when browser is closed.

Persistent cookies: these cookies remain in your browser for a set period of time after the browser session (unless deleted by you).

First and third-party cookies: 'first' or 'third' party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g. cookies placed by www.aak.com). Third-party cookies are placed by a domain other than aak.com. These cookies usually track what websites you visit and send this information back to the creator of the cookie.

Categories of cookies we may use:

Strictly necessary cookies: 
These cookies enable features without which you would not be able to use the website as intended. For example, to adjust volume of data displayed in relation to your internet connection, to maintain security of transmitted data, or store decision about the use of cookies, language settings on our websites. Strictly necessary cookies cannot be switched off without blocking features on the site. They are usually set in response to your actions on the site, such as filling in forms, setting preferences, or logging in.

Performance cookies:
These cookies allow us to gather analytics to improve the performance and functionality of our site and can include measurements on the popularity of a page, common patterns or use of features on the site how the site is used, to track and analyze user journeys, and to optimize the web site response time. We usually aggregate the data for review but in some cases, we may collect information on content you have viewed in order to understand what interests you most. Some of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties. However, we do not allow third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.

Functional:
We use functional cookies to enable us to provide you with enhanced functionality and personalization. These cookies may be set by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you block these cookies, then some of these services may not function properly.

Targeting:
We may use targeting cookies that may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Advertising:
We may use cookies that belong to domains other than the one the user is visiting. These cookies may for example, record your visit to our websites, the pages you visit, and any links followed. The cookies are typically used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. They also perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously re-appearing. These advertisements are solely intended to make you aware of relevant AAK related promotions. AAK does not sell your data to any third parties. Please see our data privacy policy for more details.

As new cookies may be added or deleted over time, please check our cookie list to keep up with potential updates.

Social media:
We may use cookies that are set by a range of social media services that we have added to our website to enable you to share our content with your peers or networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. Some cookies may fulfil more than one of these purposes

More detailed information about the types of cookies we use, for which purposes and the expiry date of the cookies can be found below under "Overview of cookies currently used".

Your consent

Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent.

For performance, functionality, targeting and social media cookies, we request your consent before placing them on your device. You can give your consent by continuing to use our website, or by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed to you, or by going Manage Cookie Preference. If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any performance, functionality, targeting or social media cookies at any time, you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this or by changing your settings in the Manage Cookie Preferences. Please note that disabling these cookies will affect the functionality of the website and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the website

Can I withdraw my consent?

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings. 

For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

How to delete and block our cookies

You can change your cookie preferences when you visit our website by clicking on the Cookie button at the bottom of this policy. You can also block cookies by activating your browser setting that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Please note, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

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What cookies we currently use

To obtain the list of the cookies we currently use, please refer to this PDF (updated June 16, 2020). 

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Data privacy information

AKK is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Read our information on what type of personal data we collect and how we process such data and your rights against us as an individual.

Terms and conditions

Access to and use of this AAK AB site is subject to the following terms and conditions and the laws of Sweden.