About the website

Updated: 28 September 2016

You can read here about how Sida handles personal information and cookies, and about copyright for texts and images.

Handling of cookies

We use cookies at sida.se. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the visitor's computer which make it possible to follow what visitors do on the website. There are two types of cookies:

• Permanent cookies: remains in the visitor's computer for a certain time.

• Session cookies: temporarily stored in your computer during the time you visit the website.

We use the following cookies at www.sida.se:

Statistics by Google Analytics: • _ga • _gat

Sitester Insight, which is used to collect information about visitors' movement to, on and from the website: • Sitester_ActiveUserId • Sitester_ExposedDateTimeId • Sitester_ExposedId • Sitester_Nth • Sitester_Referrer

"Session cookies," which disappear when you close your web browser. They are used to save user-specific settings: • ASP.NET_SessionId

If you do not accept cookies being used, you can turn off the cookies in your browser's security settings. You can also set your browser so that you will get a request every time the website tries to place a cookie on your computer. The web browser can also delete previously stored cookies. See your browser's help pages for more information on this.

The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, which is the regulatory authority in this area, provides additional information about cookies on its website.

Handling of personal information

Sida saves contact information on people who have expressed an interest in our work by registering for newsletters, seminars, training, courses, conferences and other events arranged by Sida. In conjunction with your registration, you will be informed about how we manage your personal information and you will be asked to contact us if you wish to be removed from any of our mailing lists.

Personal information is also saved by the ReachMee recruitment system in conjunction with job applications sent to Sida.

Sida saves your name, address, telephone number, mobile phone number, e-mail address, and in some cases your workplace and professional title. In accordance with the Personal Data Act (SFS 1998:204) Sida never discloses personal information to third parties, with the exception of disclosures under the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act.

Under Section 26 in the Personal Data Act, you have the right to request information about your personal data that is processed by Sida, regardless of whether the data have been collected via the website or in another way. If you want to receive such information, you must send us a written and signed request. Under the Personal Data Act, the request must be made on paper and cannot be sent by e-mail.


Texts and images published on Sida's website comply with the copyright law.
If you want to quote an entire text or parts of it, you must always declare that it comes from www.sida.se, and preferably add a link to the page's exact address (URL). The date of the last update for each page is in the small print under the heading. At the bottom of the page you can see which one of Sida's departments is responsible for the content of the page.

In Sida's public image bank Sida shares a selection of the images that are published on the website. The images can be downloaded in full size and may only be used for non-commercial purposes, and in contexts related to Sida's work.

For requests to use an image which is not in the image bank, you must contact Sida's communications department.

Page owner: Communication Unit

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