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What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file consisting of letters and numbers sent from our web server and stored on your computer or mobile platform when you visit a website. They are designed to save a specific amount of information that one or more internet servers or your computer can access. This enables the website to remember website preferences, user information and also track the user online. Generally, websites and other online services use cookies to simplify certain features such as the ability to navigate the website.

Cookies can either be deleted automatically when you close your browser (known as “session cookies”) or stored on your computer to facilitate future visits to the site (known as “permanent cookies”). Even permanent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified time.

Why does Norstedts use cookies?

Cookies help us to provide and improve our online services. Cookies are used, among other things, to provide a better user experience when visiting the website where the services are offered. Our use of various cookies may change over time, but all of them can be categorised as follows:


These cookies are essential for us to provide service as requested.

Example: Even though we don’t store personal data in these cookies, they are necessary for the user to create a secure login when required, or to keep track of your shopping cart in the bookstore webshop.


Functional cookies help Norstedts Förlagsgrupp enable certain features as part of our services.

Example: A cookie may store information about the user’s preferred language or currency.


We use cookies to track traffic on our website, in order to optimise and deliver the service as best as possible.

Example: Although these cookies do not contain personal data, they may be used to provide statistics about visitors’ usage patterns.

Third Party

On some occasions, we allow partners to use cookies on our website for the same purposes we mentioned above. This means that some third parties (e.g., Facebook and Google) may also use cookies on our website to retrieve information about you over time and through other websites.

Cookies on our website may be common but also differ for the different sites. This depends on services, etc.

Can I control the use of cookies myself?

Yes! Your browser or device allows you to change the settings for the use and extent of the cookies. Go to your browser or device’s settings to learn more about adjusting the settings for cookies. Examples of what you can adjust are blocking all cookies, accepting first-party cookies, or deleting cookies when you close your browser. However, please note that restricting or blocking cookies may negatively affect your user experience when visiting our site.

More information about cookies

You can read more about cookies on the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority’s website:

If you have any further questions about Norstedts Förlagsgrupp’s use of cookies, please contact us at:

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