Cookies at Handelsbanken's web site
Consent to cookies
According to the Swedish Act on Electronic Communication, all users who visit a website must receive information on cookies, and what they are used for. The visitor’s consent to the use of cookies is required, unless cookies are essential to provide the service that the visitor has expressly requested. Consent is given by accepting cookies in the web browser.

You can disable cookies in your web browser
If you don’t accept cookies being used, you can disable cookies in your web browser’s security settings. However, this will mean that the functionality of will be limited, and it will not be possible to use Handelsbanken’s online banking service.

How do cookies work?
There are different types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Handelsbanken uses both types on its website. A cookie is a text file and incapable of causing any damage. A website can read only a cookie that was created by itself.

We use session cookies
Handelsbanken’s online banking service uses session cookies so that the web server (the Bank) can distinguish between different users. The cookie contains your identity and is stored in your computer for as long as you are linked up to our online banking service. When you log off, it disappears. In order to be able to use our online banking service, you must accept cookies in your web browser.

We use cookies for our statistical purposes
To collect statistics about the number of visitors to our website, we use cookies. The site uses first-party cookies and a third-party cookie from "". The information gathered consists only of anonymous traffic data, and is used by Handelsbanken to improve the website and the Bank’s offering.

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