About cookies

How we handle cookies

The National Historical Museum’s website uses the analytics tools Google Analytics to obtain a picture of how visitors use its website. The aim is to be able to improve the contents, navigation, and structure of the website.

We also measure traffic to shm.se in order to be able to provide statistics for the Annual Report of the National Historical Museums. National Historical Museum’s website is run and managed by the public authority.

About the analysis tool

We use the Google Analytics web analytics service, which is using JavaScript and cookies and the information generated by these via your use of the website (including your IP address) will be forwarded to Google and stored by them on servers in the US and EU respectively.

How Google uses information from sites

Turn off cookies

If you as a visitor decline analytical cookies the first time you visit our website, we will not store information about how you use our website.

Different types of cookies

Necessary cookies

Functional cookies ensure the proper functioning of our website. For example, saving your browser settings so that you can see our website optimally on your monitor.

Measurement cookies

We use analytical cookies to collect statistics on the use of our website with the help of Google and YouTube. By measuring website usage, we can further optimise our website for the benefit of you as a user.

Read more about cookies on the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority’s website.

Do you have questions about how we handle cookies?

If you have questions about how the National Historical Museum’s collects and processes cookies, you can e-mail webb@shm.se.