Cookies and privacy policy

This website uses Google Analytics, a service for web analysis by Google. Google Analyticvs uses cookies, text files which are placed on your computer.

This is done to help your web site analyse how the users utilise the website. The information gathered by the cookie (including you IP address) is sent to Google and stored on their servers in the United States. Google will use this information to assess your use of the website, create reports for the owner of the website and provide other services in connection with the website and the internet use. Google can also transfer this information to third parties following a court ruling, or if such third parties treat the information on behalf of Google.

Google will not connect your IP address with other information Google is in posession of. You can deny the use of cookies on your computer by adjusting the settings on your internet browser. Be aware that if you do so, you might not be able to utilise the website's functionality to its full extent. By using the website, you agree that Google treats information about you in the way and for the purpose described above.

Some of our pages use cookies to keep track of your log-ins, so that you do not continously have to enter your user name and password when you navigate around the website. Most browsers will automatically accept these cookies.

The website is programmed in EpiServer, and uses the following cookies:

  • .PreferredLanguage - visitor's preferred content language, expires in 1 year
  • .AspNet.Cookies - Forms authentication cookie, expires at the end of the session
  • ASP.NET_SessionId - used by ASP.NET runtime to store a unique identifier for session, expires: session
  • _ga - used by Google Analytics to identify unique users, expires in 2 years
  • _gat - used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate, expires in 10 minutes
  • _gid - used by Google Analytics to distinguish users, expires in 24 hours
  • ai_session - used by Microsoft Application Insights software (to collect statistical usage and telemetry information for Azure cloud platform hosted apps), a unique anonymous session identifier cookie, expires in 30 minutes
  • ai_user - used by Microsoft Application Insights software (to collect statistical usage and telemetry information for Azure cloud platform hosted apps), a unique user identifier cookie enabling counting of the number of users accessing the application over time, expires in 1 year
  • __RequestVerificationToken - anti-forgery cookie designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website (Cross-Site Request Forgery), holds no information about the user, expires: session
  • InfoMessageList - potential list of error or informative messages to be displayed on login screen, expires: session

You decide over the cookies. You can change the settings of your web browser to accept cookies, to receiving a notification when a cookie is used to deny cookies altogether. If you choose to deny all cookies, you can not take part in Kolumbus' services where you a required to register to participate. There are many sources to additional information on cookeis, and we encourage those concerned about the use of cookies to research more on the subject so you will be able to make a qualified decision whether or not you wish to accept them from the different websites.


Last updated : 08.10.2018