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A cookie is a text file and cannot harm the computer. A website can only read a cookie that it has created. Handelsbanken's cookies contain no sensitive information on the user.
If you cannot accept the cookie disclaimer If your computer does not accept cookies you cannot continue to browse the Handelsbanken website. It is necessary for Handelsbanken Internet Banking that your computer accept cookies. You can change your cookie settings to solve this problem.
If you would still encounter problems accepting the cookie disclaimer or accessing Handelsbanken Internet Banking you can contact our customer support who will be happy to assist you on tel. 0800 - 82 000 20.