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Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites and/or applications that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites and/or applications work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website and/or application.

How and why do we use Cookies?

We use Cookies to improve the use and functionality of our websites and/or applications and gain a better understanding how visitors use our websites and/or applications and the tools and services offered on it. Cookies help us tailor Nestlé websites and/or applications to your personal needs, to improve their user-friendliness, gain customer satisfaction feedback on our websites and/or applications (through designated partners) and to communicate to you elsewhere on the web. We do not use Cookies to collect personal information such as your name; however, we may link information contained in a Cookie to personal information collected from you by other means (e.g., general website and/or application registration).

How can you change your Cookie settings?

Please ensure that your computer/mobile device setting reflects whether you are happy to accept Cookies or not. You can set your browser to warn you before accepting Cookies, or you can simply set it to refuse them, although you may not have access to all the features on our websites and/or applications if you do so. See your browser 'help' button for how you can do this.

You do not need to have Cookies on to use or navigate through many parts of our websites and/or applications. Remember that if you use different computers in different locations, you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your Cookie preferences.

What types of Cookies are used?

The following tables categorise and describe the various Cookies used within our website and/or applications:

Necessary Cookies

Name Purpose
SESScf37cdb24beb89729dd522a8a08ab5da (name varies) Nestlé web sites use one specific Cookie which is essential for its software (PHP) to work properly: PHP SessionId. This Cookie is used to create a session ID for the user, so that the system itself can identify the user as a unique and individual user, distinct from anyone else looking at the website. This information is not used or stored outside Nestlé systems, and is held only temporarily while the user is accessing account pages and other pages which require unique and secure access. Without this Cookie, such access could not remain secure, so it is very important.

Functional Cookies

These are Cookies which are set up to improve the functionality of the website and/or application. For example, Cookies that remember the content you previously viewed on the website and/or application or the email address and password you provided when registering during an earlier visit to the website and/or application. Cookies may also remember items you have previously placed in your shopping cart while visiting a Nestlé Online Store. Using Functional Cookies, therefore, may allow us to serve you content tailored to your interests and save you the time of having to re-register or re-enter information when you re-visit a website and/or application or try to access certain member-only sections. On some websites and/or applications, Cookies enable us to store your favorite recipes, activities, points or high scores. We may also use Cookies to lockout underage users from certain activities.

 

Name Purpose

Drupal_l10n_client

Used to tailor the language for the site. Disabling this may cause more of an annoyance to users as they would be prompted to re-enter their language preference.

tableDrag

Used in some areas to remember the sort order of sortable tables. Not critical.

has_js

Lets the site know that the browser support JavaScript (or not). Important to keep this cookie, because many parts of the site work much better with JavaScript enabled.

Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight

Used in Drupal interfaces for drag-and-drop reordering of items.

has_js

Sets to either 1 or 0, and lets Drupal know whether the visitor's browser supports JavaScript.

incap_ses_163_108415 (name may vary)

Used by Incapsula, DNS-based firewall

visid_incap_108415

Used by Incapsula, DNS-based firewall

First Party Cookies

These are Cookies which are set by a website and/or application and can only be read by such site.

Name Purpose Comment
Google analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz) These Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can find out more about Google cookies by visiting the Google Privacy Policy

Legal Notice Update

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this policy. Please refer to this page from time to time to review these and new additional information.

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