Cookies can be useful both for the site owner and the visitor. The owner can use this data to customise the pages, thus creating a better user experience. Cookies can for example remember which items you ahve put in your online shopping basket, or register which pages you visit or the length of your session.
Cookie settings in your browser
Most browsers are by default set to accept cookies. You can delete cookies in your browser. use the Help function if you are not sure how this is done. please note that if you don't allow cookies, this may affect site functionality and user experience.
All browsers allow you to limit cookie behaviour or deactivate them through the browser settings. The browser alse lets you check which cookies are saved on your computer, and you can delete specific cookies (or all of them).
Cookies used for statistics
We use the statistics tool Google Analytics record the user's browsing activity on visitoslo.com. These data cannot be traced back to you as an individual. We record information about which pages you open, how much time you spend on each page, and which city/area you are visiting from. Through the Google Analytics tool we can the study traffic, user patterns and trends. By gathering this data we get useful information which we can use to create a better web site.
Google Analytics anonymises your IP address before the data is stored by Google, meaning the stored IP address cannot be used to identify you as an individual.
|Name of cookie
|Used by Google Analytics to track usage on the site (session length, pages visited, browser, language, etc.).
||Used by ShareThis, a tool which facilitates sharing of site links in social media.
|Used by the booking tool Citybreak in connection with accommodation and activity booking on the site.
||Used by the on-site form tool.
|Cookies used by the publishing system which the site is built on. These are essential for the web site to work.
||This cookie is installed when you click the "Close" button in the cookie information box. This ensures that the box does not pop up the next time you visit the site.