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Cookie Statement

At Danone, we want to be open and transparent in the way we use cookies and what this means for you. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the functionality of our website but there are also cookies that you can opt out of or block.

We strive to provide you with sufficient information on the cookies we use so you can make an informed choice on the information you share with us.

If you have any further questions or comments, feel free to contact us via our contact page.

 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file saved on your computer or mobile device. It has a unique ID assigned to your device and enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as location, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time. That way, you don’t have to keep re-entering the information whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another. Cookies can also help customize your browsing experience.

 

Types of cookies

There are two broad categories of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your device until deleted manually or automatically. Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser and are thereby automatically deleted.

 

Why do we use cookies?

Generally speaking, there are a few reasons why we may use cookies:

  • Cookies that are strictly necessary for the website to function and to enable you to make use of the services we provide;
  • Cookies that collect data related to the use of our website and the performance of it. We use this information to improve our online products and services;
  • Cookies that we use to personalize and optimize your experience on our website. These cookies store information on your choices such as text size, language and screen resolution.
  • Cookies that are placed by third parties for enhanced services (such as social media cookies) or for advertising purposes.

Please see below for further information on the types of cookies we use.

 

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that we need to be able to offer you a proper functioning website and which enables you to make use of the services we provide.

If these cookies are blocked, you will not be able to make use of our website.

 

Analytics and performance-related cookies

These cookies help us measure traffic patterns to determine which areas of our website have been visited. We use this to research a visitor’s habits so that we can improve our online products and services. We may log IP addresses (that is, the electronic addresses of computers connected to the internet) to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information.

These cookies are not essential to the website and we will always ask for your consent before placing these cookies. You can withdraw your consent at all times. See more information below.

 

List of analytics cookies

Purpose Name of the cookie issuer How long is the cookie stored?
Analyze the use of the website statistically, and verify the origin of users, pages visited, whether it is a first visit or had accessed previously, etc.. https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/?hl=en Up to 2 years to distinguish users and determine if it is a first visit or not and analyze the use of the website.

Your preferences

It’s possible to restrict or block cookies or even delete cookies that have already been placed on your device. If you do so, you may not be able to access certain parts of our website and we may think that you have never visited us before and will therefore show you the Cookie Notice again and ask for your consent in placing cookies.

[Only include, if applicable to the website:] Our website has a tool to help you to manage cookies.  This tool is located on the link “[Insert name of link]” or by clicking here [insert hyperlink to tool].

You can also restrict or block cookies by changing your browser’s settings. The configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to know how to change your wishes for cookies.

 

» Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-informations-sites-record

  • Click on the menu button and select “Options”.
  • Select the “Privacy” panel.
  • Set the “Storage Rules” menu to “Use Custom Settings for History”.
  • Clear the “Accept cookies” checkbox.
  • Any changes you have made will be automatically saved.

 

» Internet Explorer : https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/products/windows?os=windows-7

  • Click the Tools button, then click “Internet Options”.
  • Click the “Privacy” tab, then under “Settings”, move the cursor up to block all cookies or down to allow all cookies, then click OK.

 

» Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

  • Select the Chrome menu icon.
  • Select “Settings”.
  • At the bottom of the page, select “Show advanced settings”.
  • In the “Privacy” section, select “Content Settings”.
  • Select “Prohibit all sites from storing data”.
  • Select OK.

 

» Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/cookies/

  • Click “Settings”> “Safari”> “Privacy”> “Cookies and Website Data”
  • Then select “always block”.

 

» Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html

 

How to contact us

If you have any questions, comments or complaints regarding cookies, please contact us via our contact page.