When you visit university websites, you automatically receive one or more cookies. In most cases, cookies collect anonymous data, but IP addresses, which are personally identifiable, are also collected. Cookies may also collect personal information.
UCPH does not share data with third parties, but several of the services that have cookies on our websites do share data with third parties.
The lifetime of a cookie may vary depending on what each provider has set it to. Some cookies disappear as soon as you close the browser window, others may exist for several years. Please note that cookies are renewed on each visit.
If you do not wish to store cookies on your computer, you have the option to delete them again or block cookies.
How to delete cookies: https://minecookies.org/cookiehandtering/ (in Danish)
If you are using a browser that is not in the list from minecookies.org, you must find the instructions in your browser's help pages.
Below is a more detailed overview of the cookies that are used on ku.dk
Cookies for functionality
- 23video (video player)
- Kaltura (video player)
Cookies for statistics
UCPH uses analysis tools to compile statistics on users' movements on our websites. They are used, among other things, to compile statistics about which pages are visited, how long users remain on the page, the order of page views and which items are clicked on. These services process the information on behalf of UCPH. To gather statistics about the use of UCPH websites, we use a number of systems that all employ cookies:
- Google Analytics
- Google Tag Manager
These providers all place cookies on the websites in order to collect anonymized data about user behaviour. CrazyEgg may share data with third parties.
UCPH displays content from a variety of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on our websites. Cookies are used for example to remember login information or to enable viewing or sharing content.
Cookies are used from:
These cookies collect both anonymous data and personally identifiable data including IP address and page visited, and the data may be shared with third parties. If you are logged into one of these services while at the same time visiting a UCPH website, it is possible for providers to combine the data with your profile.
You can manage the way Facebook personalises ads here:
You can manage the way Instagram personalises ads here:
You can manage the way Twitter personalises ads here:
- Google Adwords
These cookies store both anonymous data and can also store personally identifiable data. Providers may share the data with third parties.
When you visit one of the University of Copenhagen's Facebook pages, Facebook will add cookies to your computer or other device.Facebook will receive data about you when you visit one of the University of Copenhagen's Facebook pages, regardless of whether you have a Facebook profile or not.
The data that Facebook collects about you is made available, to a very limited extent, to the University in anonymised form via the Facebook Insights feature (Insight into a page). Facebook Insights gives us an overview of visitor statistics and makes it possible to improve how we use the page.
Facebook and the University of Copenhagen have a joint data responsibility for the processing of your data. This means that Facebook and the University will have to share and determine the responsibility for compliance with the rules of the data protection regulation. You can read about the data protection regulation on the Danish Data Protection Agency website.
However, the vast majority of the personal data processed about you when you visit one of our Facebook pages is collected and processed by Facebook, and the data is not available or accessible to the University. You can read more about Facebook Insights and the sharing of responsibility.
To the extent that the University processes personal data about you in connection with your visits to one of our Facebook pages, the Data Protection Regulation allows you certain rights that you can exercise. You are entitled to:
- ask for insight into the data that the University is processing about you,
- ask the University to correct wrongful data,
- ask the University to delete data that is processed illegally and
- ask the University to restrict the processing of your data. The University of Copenhagen's data protection officer can give you more detailed information about the rules and advise you on your rights in relation to the University's processing of personal data.
The data protection officer Lisa Schultz can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
We never collect personal information without you having provided us with this information, for example by registering for an event or signing up for a newsletter, etc. In this case, the information typically collected is your name, address, postal code, email, field of study or your interests. UCPH does not transfer or sell any personal data to third parties.
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These terms and conditions were last updated on 30 January 2020.