Cookies and privacy policy

At the Ministry of Culture, we want to provide our users with a simple and user-friendly website. To make sure that the content is relevant and easy to navigate, we make use of cookies. Cookies provide us with important information about how the site is used, which pages are viewed most often, how long our users stay at the site, and so on.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your browser to recognise your computer the next time you visit the site. Cookies are not active files – that is, they cannot harbour viruses or track any content on your computer. Their only purpose is to send information back to us about the time of the visit, the duration, and so on.

At, we use cookies for the following purposes:

• Statistics (Netminers):  We collect traffic on our website, in order to tailor it to user needs.For example, we obtain information about the number of visits, the average duration of the visit, and how our users move around the site. We use technology from the Danish company Netminers, who collects and stores the data. However we have a written agreement with Netminers, which ensures that data is stored on Danish soil and that it is processed based on our instructions.

• Adjusting the text size: If the size of the text has been changed, a cookie will remember this, so the user does not have to change it every time he or she goes to another page.

• Forms: If a user fills out a form on our website, a cookie will remember what was entered in the various fields, so it is not necessary to do it again if something has to be changed.

If you do not want to allow cookies

If you do not want to allow cookies on your computer, you can change the settings of your browser, so that it will remember this in the future. You can also delete cookies that have already been stored.