What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that is saved on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. A cookie is not a program, so it cannot contain other harmful programs or viruses.
When visiting a KPMG homepage, the homepage can collect information from your browser, mainly by using cookies. The information that is saved may be about you, your preferences or your device, and the information is often used to allow the homepage to function correctly. The information does not normally identify you directly, but it can be used to allow you to have a more personalised visit to the homepage. As we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow certain kinds of cookies.
Types of cookies used at KPMG websites:
Strictly necessary cookies (always active)
These cookies are needed in order for the homepage to work correctly. As they are needed to ensure proper functionality, they are always activated and cannot be deselected.
These cookies are used to improve the user experience when visiting the homepage. For example, they track your interactions with specific content and they can remember your settings such as your language preferences or video player preferences.
These cookies allow us to analyse the use of the homepage so that we can monitor how it is used and improve the functionality. Performance cookies help us to discover how often you visit the homepage and when in addition to how long your visit to the homepage is and how well it works while you are visiting.
These cookies are configured by our advertising partners on our homepage. These companies can use such cookies to create a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other homepages. They identify your unique browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, then you will not see targeted advertisements across different homepages.
The current cookies can be seen in the cookie pop-up on individual KPMG websites. Here you can also activate and deactivate the different kinds of cookies.
For how long are cookies stored?
It varies how long a certain cookie is stored on your devices and browsers. A cookie’s lifetime is calculated based on your latest visit to the homepage. Once the cookie expires, it will automatically be deleted. You can see the lifetime of all of our cookies on the homepage’s cookie settings.
How to reject or delete cookies
You can always reject all cookies or third-party cookies by changing the settings in your browser on your computer, tablet or phone. Where the settings can be found depend on which kind of browser you are using. You can also decide whether you want to reject cookies at KPMG websites via the cookie settings on the website. However, please note that if you reject all cookies or third-party cookies, you will not be able to use some functions and services on the homepage (as they depend on using these cookies).
How does one delete cookies?
Cookies that you have previously accepted can easily be deleted. How precisely to delete them depends on the browser you are using (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.) and on your device (mobile phone, tablet, PC, Mac).
Cookies can typically be deleted by going into settings and looking at the security and privacy tab, but this can vary from browser to browser.
The Danish Business Authority has prepared some guides for how to delete cookies in various browsers. Go to the Danish Business Authority’s site and read about how to delete cookies - click here.
Changing your consent
You can change your consent by either deleting cookies from your browser or by changing your original selection by rejecting cookies in the cookie settings on the website.
Remember: If you are using multiple browsers, you need to delete cookies in all of them.