What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small bit of information which is kept on your computer. It is typically used to ensure the functionality of a web site but it can also be used to collect statistical information on a user's activities on a web site.
What is the Danish 'cookie law'?
The cookie law was created to protect users from the unsolicited collection of user activity statistics. All Danish websites are required to inform its users about the cookies which are placed on the user's computer. The information must be in accordance with Danish law which is in turn in accordance with EU's "Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications".
In all standard browsers you can choose to disable cookies. Note that as a consequence of this certain web sites may no longer function correctly. Read more about your options in your chosen web browser settings.