At we use cookies to make the website work as well as possible for you. We also use cookies for web analysis in order to make the website better. You can choose whether we may save only necessary cookies or whether we may also save cookies for web analysis.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer and contains information about your visit to a website. It does not provide any information about you as a user and does not transfer viruses to your computer.

One type of cookie is temporarily saved on your computer when you visit our website and is deleted when you close your browser. The second type of cookie is stored on your computer for a longer period of time and is used on your next visit to our website.

Everyone who visits our website and uses cookies must be informed by law that the website contains cookies, what they are used for and how you can change them.

If you do not want cookies to be used on your computer, you can change the setting in your browser's security settings. Then no cookies are stored, but you will also not be able to use certain functions, for example services on the website that require login.

Necessary cookies at

We use three session cookies on the Arbetsförmedlingen website in order for our services and functions to work:

  • SV-internal-JSESSIONID – used to link the user to a specific visit.
  • Sv-cookie-consent – ​​stores cookie approvals.
  • Af-cooke-consent – ​​stores approval of cookies for our own functions.

Cookies for web analytics

We use Matomo to learn how visitors use Matomo is used to collect user data that is necessary for us to know so that we can develop the website in the best way.

This is how we analyze cookies created by Matomo:

  • Af-matomo – provide information to Arbetsförmedlingen how the website is used so that we can maintain, operate and improve the user experience.
  • _pk_id – save anonymized data linked to a unique visitor, which is needed, among other things, to be able to estimate the number of users and dimension our services.
  • _pk_ref – to be able to see traffic flows.
  • _pk_ses, _pk_cvar – short-term cookies for temporary data.

The data in Matomo is anonymous

The data collected in Matomo is anonymized so that no one can be identified. We also never share this data with third parties. All services that are used for data collection are operated in environments that are within Sweden's borders and that are dedicated to Arbetsförmedlingen.

If you do not want to accept the storage of cookies by Matomo

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, you can turn off the function. You do this in your browser's settings. No cookies are then stored, but you will also not be able to use certain functions on the website.

If you do not want to turn off the storage of cookies, but still do not want your visits at to appear in Matomo's statistics, you can use the browser settings for the Do Not Track request.

AI service for page suggestions uses the service to collect anonymous statistics in order to allow us to suggest pages to our visitors.

The anonymous statistics we have access to are time, pages visited, logged in or logged out and information from the web browser.

We are testing on in the Job Bank (Platsbanken) where a job search for a specific location can offer suggestions for similar locations to add to the search.

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Legal information about cookies

Electronic Communications Act (2003:389) ( (in Swedish)

More about cookies and the Electronic Communications Act can be found on the Swedish Post and Telecommunications Authority's website:

Swedish Post and Telecommunications Authority (Post- och telestyrelsen ( (in Swedish)