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A cookie is a small text file the website you visit requests to save on your computer. Cookies are used on many websites to allow a visitor access to different features. These cookies help improve the website’s overall user experience and performance. There are two types of cookies:

Here, you can change your cookie settings for There is more information on the respective categories below, under Features that use cookies.

How cookies are used on

Cookies on this site are mainly used for three different purposes:

  1. Statistics and follow-up of visitors’ interest in different types of information.
  2. To introduce so-called “States” for specific site features – a prerequisite for allowing the user to make certain functional choices and settings of the site.
  3. To handle some essential functions – such as video view and some support features about searches.

No personal information, such as email or name, is saved about the visitor through the cookies used on the site.

Features that use cookies

At LKAB, we use both first and third party cookies, ie cookies contained in features used and controlled by other parties. Below are described first party cookies from, for example, Matomo Analytics. Cookies can be changed without prior notice by the owner.

The list below was updated Jun 22, 2022.

Basic functions

We set some basic first-party cookies to handle general functions on the site, such as your selection of language (Swedish or English) and your answers to cookie consents. These cookies are mandatory, and cannot be denied using the cookie consent.

Names: pll_languagepråk, cookie-notice-dismissed, cookie-consent-technical, cookie-consent-analytics


We use Matomo Analytics, an open source based analytics service provided by Matomo. The service is used to collect and compile statistics about visitor’s user patterns, using first-party cookies placed on your computer (small text files). We do not collect your full IP-number.

Our purpose with Matomo Analytics is to evaluate the general use of our webpage and compile reports of activities. The system and all data which is collected by Matomo Analytics is stored on LKAB’s servers in Sweden, and is at no point transferred to other servers, if not in specific cases required by current laws and regulations.

If you choose not to accept cookies, no information will be collected, but please note that if you do this you may not be able to fully use the site’s functionality.

Names: _pk_ses*, _pk_id*, _pk_ref*, _pk_cvar*, mtm_consent*, mtm_consent_removed*, matomo_ignore*, matomo_sessid*, _pk_hsr*


The site uses features from the and services to allow movie playback. These services may add third party cookies to your computer.

Vimeo describes its use of cookies here: If you choose not to accept cookies, you can not perform certain services provided by

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YouTube is used in privacy-enhanced mode, which means YouTube does not place any cookies on your computer, unless you choose to visit to leave and instead watch the video at


How to avoid cookies

You can turn off cookies in your browser’s security settings if you do not accept cookies. You can also set the browser to prompt you each time the site tries to place a cookie on your computer. You can be selected to remove previously-stored cookies through the browser’s settings feature. 

Each type of browser provides these features differently; see your browser’s help pages for more information.