Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie (or web cookie) is a small text file stored on your computer, tablet, cell phone or other Internet-connected device. A cookie is stored on the user's computer and can be used to maintain a technical link between the browser and the user's server or to store information about the last time a user visited the website. Cookies contain only information about your browser and the activity that occurred through the browser, no obvious identifiable information about you (such as name, address, phone number, etc.). Qred uses both session cookies and persistent cookies (session cookies are reset each time you leave the web page. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer and make your next visit to the website more user-friendly). We also use other similar techniques such as pixel tags. These are technologies that can recognize cookies and other identifying information and allow third parties to place cookies on your device. A cookie may, in some cases, contain personal information. Our privacy policy contains more information about how Qred processes your personal data.

What is the need for cookies and their purpose?

Cookies are used for a variety of purposes. For example, certain cookies are required to use the features on Qred's website. Usually, cookies have the main purpose of improving the website for you as a visitor, so that you can easily navigate and experience the website in a more user-friendly way.

Qred uses cookies for purposes such as:

  • Give you access to various features.
  • Facilitate the user experience by saving your selections and settings.
  • Collect statistics and other information that is necessary for us to understand the users behavior on the websites and to be able to improve our digital services.
  • To ensure that you do not have to log in several times during a visit after you have logged in for the first time.
  • Through marketing be able to offer you discounts or other offers that may be relevant to you.

What cookies do we use?

We categorise the cookies we use as follows:

  • Functional Cookies (Cookies required for services or products) - This type of cookie is required for the website to work and cannot be disabled in our systems. You can set your browser to block these cookies or to alert you to their use, but this may result in parts of the website not working.

All cookies required by the Qred website are used only by Qred, and for Qred's purposes. The shelf life of these cookies is 1 year after your last visit.

  • Performance cookies - This type of cookie allows us to measure visitor numbers and online traffic so that we can analyze and improve the use of the website. These cookies inform us about the popularity of our various pages and how visitors navigate the website. This helps us understand where our users are coming from, which means we can adjust features accordingly. If you reject this type of cookie, no user-specific information related to website performance will be stored. You can choose not to consent to cookies in this category. Examples of data collected: which pages you visit and/or how much time you spend on the page, what type of device you use, how long it took to load a page and from which country you are browsing.

Our performance-based cookies are used by Qred but also by third parties. The third parties used are:  

  • Hotjar AB, read their privacy policy here.
  • Google Analytics, read their privacy policy here.
  • Google Tag Manager, read their privacy policy here.
  • Auth0, read their privacy policy here.

Qred uses performance based cookies for its own purposes and therefore does not share these cookies for third party purposes. The storage time for these cookies is 3 years.

  • Marketing cookies - This type of cookie is used by our marketing partners to create a profile of your interests and display relevant ads on other websites. These cookies are based on a unique identifier of your browser. If you do not allow this type of cookie, you will see less targeted marketing. You can choose not to allow this type of cookie.

Our cookies that are based on marketing are used by Qred. All cookies for target marketing are set by Qred and can also be used by third parties. The third parties used are:

  • Google Tag Manager, read their privacy policy here.
  • Google Ads, read their privacy policy here.
  • Facebook, read their privacy policy here.
  • Microsoft Ads, read their privacy policy here.
  • LinkedIn, read their privacy policy here.
  • Adtraction, read their privacy policy here.
  • Schibsted Ad Market, read their privacy here.

Qred uses cookies for marketing purposes and may also share these cookies for third party purposes. The storage time for these cookies is 1 year from your last visit.

How can you control the use of cookies on the website?

Browsers differ regarding which cookie settings can be made. These are examples of settings that can be made:

  • Disable cookies completely.
  • Each time a cookie is stored on your device, you must give your consent (this means that you will be asked to approve the cookies each time you visit).
  • Choose to turn off third-party cookies (see above), but allow cookies from website owners.
  • Choose to automatically accept cookies from websites you have marked as safe. For other websites, you can choose to disable cookies completely or to have to grant permission each time you visit.

See each browser manufacturer's website for instructions on how to handle cookies yourself. We recommend that you allow all cookies. With cookies turned off, the experience of the website will be significantly worse and you will not be able to apply to use our services.

Contact us

Qred is responsible(personal data manager) for processing your personal data as described above.

Qred has a data protection officer who works with data protection and privacy as well as a customer team that takes care of your case if you wish to contact us regarding data protection and privacy. You can always reach us at