Cookie policy

Here you will find information about the use of cookies on If you are looking for information about the use of cookies or processing of personal data in any of Schibsted’s media, classifieds or other products provided by our subsidiaries, please see their respective websites.

What is a cookie and local storage of data?

When you visit websites different kinds of data may be stored locally on your device through your web browser. Such locally stored data can be used for many different purposes, including to adapt the content and features on the services provided to you, or provide web analytics tools. The most common kind of local storage of data is cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally on your device (PC, mobile phone, tablet, etc.). These files make us able to recognize your web browser and collect information about for example your use of our sites.

In addition to cookies, there are also other technologies that may be used that can fulfil the same purposes, for examples pixels, tags or web beacons. This is technology that facilitates recognition of cookies and identifiers, and may also enable third parties to place cookies on your device.

What does Schibsted use cookies and local storage of data for on

On, we use cookies in order to measure and analyze the traffic on our site in order to understand how it is being used, and to improve and develop our site. The following cookies are stored on your device for these purposes:

Name Type Purpose Duration
_ga Analytics Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid Analytics Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat Analytics Used to throttle request rate. 1 minute
PHPSESSID Technical Used to maintain the session for a logged in user. Session

_ga _gid and _gat are cookies set by Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google Inc. This tool gathers information about page visits, and generates statistics about the use of our site. The data processed and collected is anonymised data, and cannot be connected to a single individual or IP address.

How can you control or delete cookies and locally stored data?

In the settings of your web browser, you will usually find an overview of all cookies stored on your device, and you are also given the choice to delete unwanted cookies. You can also through your settings choose whether you accept the storage of cookies on your device from the web sites that you visit and from third parties related to these sites, as well as whether you would like to get notified each time a new cookie is placed.