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The policy of the Government Offices is to make limited and responsible use of cookies.

You can manage your choices or reject optional cookies on this website by clicking the “Cookie Settings” icon in the bottom left corner of your screen.

About cookies

Cookies are text files placed on a user’s computer to collect information. We use cookies to improve your experience on our website.

First-party cookies originate from the same domain (government.is). We only use strictly necessary first party cookies on our website and make no attempt to further analyse them.

Third-party cookies are placed by other websites. We use them sparingly and responsibly.  In addition to cookies that are necessary for the functionality on this website, Government Offices use Siteimprove for web analytics, such as counting the number of visits to individual pages. This information is used for web development. Individual users are not monitored, and no attempt is made to link information to personally identifiable details.

Cookies from the following sites may be stored on your computer when you use the government website:

  • We sometimes embed videos that are hosted on YouTube or Vimeo.
  • News and other pages frequently make use of graphical solutions from Infogram and PowerBI (Microsoft).
  • Content from Twitter is embedded on a handful of pages.

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