About the website

The County Administrative Board's website aims to help visitors find information about what the County Administrative Board does and how it affects you and the society around you. The site has been developed in cooperation with the other county administrative boards of Sweden.

Different ways of finding your way around the website

On our home page you will find a menu at the top  where most of the information about our activities can be found. The home page also has links where you can apply for a permit or benefits, find forms for support and assistance, publications, as well as current issues and news.  

Contents A to Ö

Search words are in alphabetical order – they relate to areas that we know that many people want to find out about on our website. For example, if you are looking for Noise, you should click on the letter N.  

Search function

There is a search window in the header where you can enter any word; a search can then be made of the entire website. It provides hits related to all types of content.  


Displays the hierarchical structure.  

Share information

All pages on this website have a feature which enables you to share information on the page in social media. The function is located below the page heading on the right of "Print".  


The County Administrative Board's website conforms as far as possible to the guidelines regarding accessibility on the Internet. We have used Verva's guidelines: Guidance document 24-hours web which complies with WAI's guidelines WCAG 1.0. This, as far as possible in the platform we built the website in.  

Customise the website

The website does not have its own Adapt function as adaptations risk disrupting the user's own settings. It is easy to customise your browser's own settings so that, for example, you can get more contrast or a larger text.  

Recommended browsers

Our website works fine in modern browsers that support web standards set by W3C. This includes, for example, newer versions of Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Opera and Google Chrome.  

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file which the website saves on your computer. Cookies are used to give a visitor access to different technical features.  

There are two types of cookies:

  • One type saves a file for an extended period on your computer. It is used, for example, for functions that inform you about what is new since the user last visited the website.
  • The second type of cookie is called a "session cookie". The cookie is stored only temporarily in your computer's memory while you are on a website. The function, among other things, monitors which language you have selected. Session cookies are not stored on your computer for an extended period of time, but will disappear when you close your browser.  

Turn off the cookies funktion

If you do not want to receive cookies, the function can easily be turned off in your browser. This may however cause some websites to not function correctly. You can choose to turn off both types of cookies.  

Reading program for pdf documents

Some documents on the site are saved in Portable Document Format (PDF) and to read them you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you can download for free from Adobe.  

Legal information

Personal Data Act

The purpose of the Personal Data Act, referred to as Personuppgiftslagen (PUL) in Swedish, is to protect people's personal integrity, to ensure that it is not violated in the processing of personal data. The County Administrative Board's website complies with the rules laid down in accordance with PUL.  

Purposes for treatment

The County Administrative Board has access to your personal information when you register for a conference or similar event, order a publication or send an email to the Board.  

The right-of-access principle

The County Administrative Board is a government agency. This means that messages sent to us are public documents, which may be disclosed in accordance with the right-of-access principle (of public access).  

Use of materials, copyright

The County Administrative Board's website contains texts, maps, pictures and illustrations which are protected by copyright and may not be used without permission. The same applies to our logo. Where a source is not specified the County Administrative Board is the originator.