The Internet is designed in such a way that all communication standard is “stateless”. This means that each time you visit a website your browser treats communication as an independent transaction. Thus, the Internet does not know that it is you who visit a specific site for the first or one hundred twenty-fourth time.
On our website – www.paam.se – we offer some features to our visitors that “requires” that we know whether you have visited us before. This has been solved by using something called Cookies. This is an established solution used throughout the Internet. Have you ever used sites such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, or similar, you have already guaranteed at least one cookie on your computer now.
Technically, a cookie can be described as a small file sent from the Web site you are visiting to your computer. This is stored on your computer either in the working memory (session cookies) or as a text file (persistent cookies). We use both of these types at www.paam.se to “recognize” visitors who have visit us sooner. We save no form of personal information about you, but only a “flag” to keep track of that your browser has visit www.paam.se earlier.
You can choose whether to accept cookies from www.paam.se by changing your browser settings. If your browser is set to not accept cookies, not all features of our site will work.
Below are simple instructions for how to enable cookies in most common browsers.
Please note that the above settings are only an explanation of the approach.