IFS Cookie Policy

What are cookies and why we use them?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that are downloaded to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, eg remembering your preferences.

 We use cookies and similar technologies on our website to increase its user-friendliness, to make it easier to navigate and to deliver content to you. We also use these technologies to gather tracking information and statistics about how visitors use our website. Likewise, we collect information about content is considered to determine what content is of most interest to users. We also use tracking information to generate various reports regarding the use of our website. These reports may contain aggregated information about users.

In order to manage our website websites we also log information on our operational systems and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains, browser types, and IP addresses. Statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmasters. We gather this information so that our website presents the best web experience for visitors.


What types of cookies do we use?

 We use four types of cookies on our website:

 Strictly Necessary Cookies : These cookies make it possible for you to move around the website and use its features. They are deleted when you close your browser. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site.

 Performance or Analytical Cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website. For example, we use Google Analytics and create anonymous usage statistics for our website.

Functional Cookies: These cookies allow us to provide website functionality. For example, we may use functional cookies to remember your choice of language or mobile device preferences when you return to our website. 

Cookies used on our website

The table below lists the cookies that we currently use on our website.


Provider, domain




IFS, ifs.se


Functional, strictly necessary

At end of session

Google Analytics, ifs.se

_ga, _gat, _gid,
__utm *


These are listed on this Google Developers site

GetClicky, scidev.net



1 year


How can I control cookies? 

You can use your web browser to:

  • delete all cookies;
  • block all cookies;
  • allow all cookies;
  • block third-party cookies;
  • clear all cookies when you close the browser;
  • open a 'private browsing' / 'incognito' session, which allow you to browse the internet without local data; and
  • install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.

You can opt-out of the analytics tools that we are using, see Analytics opt-out below.

Analytics opt-out

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For more information about Google Analytics, and the cookies it sets, please visit: 
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data .

Get out of being tracked by GetClicky across all websites please visit:

https://clicky.com/optout .

For more information about GetClicky, and the cookies it sets, please visit: 
GetClicky's information about cookies .

Contact information

If you have any queries on data protection, please contact us at info@ifs.se .


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