About our website
The Museum´s website is best displayed using a modern browser such as recent versions of Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Opera or Safari.
We strive to follow the guidelines of "Vägledningen 24-timmarswebben". Web pages are formatted with HTML 4.01 DTD and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) version 2.0.
This website is designed for easy access by most people. If you find the text too small or too large, you can easily adjust it by using your browser´s built-in text-size function. In most browsers, you can alter the size of the text simply by holding down the Ctrl key and turning the mouse wheel. You will otherwise find the text-size function in one of the browser menus.
You can print files from our website using the website´s built-in print function. You´ll find this to the far right at the bottom of the page.
To open a file, click on the link. To save a file: right-click on the link with the mouse and choose “Save as". Give the file a name and choose where you wish to save it. The file formats used at nrm.se are PDF, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
To open PDF files, you´ll need Acrobat Reader. To download Acrobat Reader free of charge from Adobe´s website.
You may use the text and images from the website nrm.se for private use. Please indicate the source of Swedish Museum of Natural History. In cases where the author, photographer or illustrator mentioned on the page, enter also, and ask for the person's consent.
For other use, in print or digital media, you must have the Swedish Museum of Natural History's approval. E-mail your request including the link to the image or page in question to the webmaster:
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There are two types of cookies. A session cookie is temporarily installed in a visitor's computer memory while it is connected to the website. They disappear from the memory when the website visit ends. A permanent cookie remains in the computer memory until it is purposely removed.
The museum website (www.nrm.se) uses session cookies for those functions (e.g. downloading documents) that require the visitor to log in, for identifying the visitor who logs in, and for verifying authentification. Cookies are also used for statistics from the site through Google Analytics. Visitors who do not need to log in do not need to activate the cookie functions of their web browsers.
Personal information collected in connection with subscription services is saved in a subscriber register, but is not used for any other purpose. To change an address or remove personal information, contact the Swedish Museum of Natural History via webmaster:
Right of disclosure
Website visitors have the right to demand all personal information concerning them which is used or kept by the Swedish Museum of Natural History. If you would like to know whether or not we have such information about you, send a signed written request to the postal address noted.
For more information concerning your rights under the relevant Swedish law (Personuppgiftslagen):
As the Swedish Museum of Natural History is an agency of the national government, all messages sent to us are public records and openly available to anyone upon request.
Comments and suggestions
We work constantly to improve the museum website. Comments and suggestions are very welcome, and may be addressed via e-mail to webbredaktionen.