Cookie Policy

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.

Not all cookies contain personal information but where they do, we will treat this information as personal data in accordance with our Privacy Statement [insert hyperlink to privacy statement]. We also treat cookie information as personal data where it is associated with your account or other contact information.

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.

List of strictly necessary cookies

PurposeName of the cookie issuerHow long is the cookie stored?
CMS Cookies: These cookies allow you to browse the website. They remember if you have logged in, and provide you with a unique ID that you’ll maintain while browsing our website.Cookies of this category will appear with the prefixes wf, wordpress or wp.Cookies in this category either last 24 hours or are session based cookies, meaning they are cleared when you close your browser.
Privacy Cookie: This cookie allows the cookie preference system to function. It remembers the choice you made on our cookie banner.This cookie will appear as CookieConsentThis cookie will remember your preference for 1 year, or until you clear your cookies.

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. Your consent will be valid for up to 13 months. You can withdraw your consent at all times. See more information below.

List of performance cookies

PurposeName of the cookie issuerHow long is the cookie stored?

Analytics Cookies: These cookies help provide site analytics so that we can improve site content and understand how visitors navigate.
Cookies in this category will begin with ga_Up to 48 hours

Third-party cookies

These are cookies placed on our website by third parties on our behalf. The cookies enable us to generate personalized advertisements on other websites, which are based on information about you such as your page views on our website. Our websites may also place cookies for third-party services such as social media.

We do not provide any personal information to third parties that place cookies on our website. However, third parties may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized ad or content displayed on our website fall within a group that the ad or content is directed towards. We do not have access to or control over cookies or other features that advertisers and third party sites may use. The information practices of these third parties are not covered by our Privacy or Cookie Statement. Please contact them directly for more information about their privacy practices.

These cookies are not essential to the website and we will always ask for your consent before placing these cookies. Your consent will be valid for up to 13 months. You can withdraw your consent at all times. See more information below.

List of third-party cookies

PurposeName of the cookie issuerHow long is the cookie stored?
No third party cookies are currently implemented on our website. This section will be updated if that changes in the future.

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.

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.