Cookies Policy

At au.dk we primarily use cookies for clickstream analysis and for the purpose of optimising user experience. We also use cookies to discover malfunctions on the site, such as dead links and accessibility errors, and to be able to analyse how users use the website. Furthermore we use cookies from third party services, such as Youtube, Siteimprove, Google and Adform, Facebook and LinkedIn for advertising. Below, you can read more about which cookies we use, and how to delete them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small information file stored in your browser and it recognises your device on future visits. No personal data is stored in our cookies and they cannot contain viruses. Almost all websites use cookies.

How to delete cookies

If you wish to block cookies from au.dk, most browsers have advanced settings for cookies under their Internet options/settings. You can add this domain to the list of other websites from which you wish to block cookies.

How to delete cookies: www.aboutcookies.org/default.aspx

In the settings you can also delete individual cookies or all cookies stored in your browser.

If your browser is set to block all cookies, please note that there might be some functions that will not work on various websites.

If you do not want your visit to our websiteto be registered by Google Analytics, you can install Google's Opt-Out browser Add-on. By installing this add-on, your visits to other websites that use Google Analytics will not be registered either.

What are cookies used for on au.dk?

  • Technical functions, so that we are able to save your preferences. For example if you have accepted cookies or not.
  • Trafic monitoring and statistics, which we primarily use for improving website content and navigation. We use our own cookies, Google Analytics, Siteimprove, Crazy egg, Optimizely and occasionally questionaires and Usabilla, which gives insights into the use of au.dk. Anonymous data are collected, such as the duration of your visit on our website, which pages you see, if your computer has visited us before, which browser and operating system you use etc.
  • Behavioural-based and individually targeted advertising, in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. For example banner ads on other websites. We use Adform, Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • We also use a number of third party services, suchs as Facebook, YouTube and Google services. Third party may receive information such as which browser you use, IP-address and the pages you visit on au.dk. Are you logged into Facebook or Google, while you visit au.dk, these data can be linked to your profile on this service. This is outside AU’s control and is thus a matter between you and third party.

Use of personal data

Personal information is never disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent, and we only collect data you provide by filling in forms on this website via registration, purchases or participation in surveys, etc. The data we collect is your name, address, postal code, e-mail address, gender, age, interests, preferences and your knowledge of various subjects. Personal data is used to complete purchases or services for which the information was collected. The information is also used to understand you and other users of this site, e.g. to be able to display content and advertisements relevant to you and your interests. User information may be used in surveys or analyses aiming to improve products, services and tools on our sites. 

Owner information

This website is owned by:

Aarhus University
Nordre Ringgade 1
DK-8000 Aarhus C
Tel. : +45 87 15 00 00
Email: kommunikation@au.dk

This cookies policy is based on recommendations from Minecookies.org (Danish only).