What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file placed on your computer or other IT equipment. It enables the system to recognise your computer and collect information about the pages visited by your browser. Cookies cannot see who you are, what your name is, where you live, or if your computer is used by one or more persons. It also cannot spread computer viruses or any other harmful programs.

Cookies are virtually used by all websites. In some cases, cookies are the only way to get a website to function properly.

'Kirkeministeriet' uses cookies for several purposes. You will be informed that this site is using cookies before the cookies are actually placed. We and any site owner are required to do so.

Read more about cookies and its legal basis in this announcement: 

"Bekendtgørelse om krav til information og samtykke ved lagring af eller adgang til oplysninger i slutbrugeres terminaludstyr" (Cookiebekendtgørelsen)

The announcement requires the obligation to obtain informed consent from the user when websites want to store cookies on the user's IT equipment.

Cookies for statistics

The first time you access, you will see a box containing information about cookies.

If you accept that uses cookies, cookies are placed to collect statistics. The dialog box will then disappear. We use statistics to improve usability. The information in the statistics are anonymous and will not be associated with individual users.

If you click on the link "Do not accept cookies" no cookies for statistics are placed. However, a cookie is placed for the purpose of storing your choice of not allowing cookies for collecting statistics. If you want to avoid placing cookies at all, you will have to disable cookies in your browser. If you choose to turn off cookies, you cannot sign in, or use other features that require the website remembering your choices.

How do I remove cookies?

You can remove unwanted cookies by accessing your browser's Internet settings.

Cookies on

The website of 'Kirkeministeriet' uses cookies from Siteimprove Analytics to examine how the website is used so we can improve usability. The information in the statistics is anonymous and cannot be attributed to named users.

Furthermore, uses a cookie named "fe_typo_user" which is only used for login for special users of the system. This cookie does not place any information on the common users computers.

What happens if I do not accept cookies from

You can still use without accepting cookies. However, we would encourage you to accept cookies so we can prepare statistics on the website and thus improve usability.

Further questions

Please contact the web master at webmaster(at) if you have any further questions about cookies on