The Electronic Communication Act, a Swedish law that took effect 25th July 2003, requires users of cookies to inform visitors to their sites that cookies are in use. Visitors shall also be given the option of avoiding them.
A “cookie” is a tiny file that the site you visit stores in your computer. The cookie communicates with the server that created it. The information in a cookie allows the site to track a visitor’s internet use.
More information about the Act and cookies, etc., is available in English on the home page of The National Post and Telecom Agency, PTS, at www.pts.se/sidor/sida.asp?SectionID=1930&ItemID=&LanguageID=EN.