Given new legal requirements on transparency and information that is to be provided to individuals regarding their privacy, Danone is working to ensure that all cookie statements published online are both legally correct as well as easy to understand.
This document contains a template text for the cookie statement to be placed on your website. It has been drafted so that it can be tailored to different websites and the different types of cookies that you may use. Please note that this template does not contain a complete list of cookies. You must always review the types of cookies used on your website or platform before publishing a cookie statement based on this template.
The document contains a number of other instructions or guidelines, which are indicated in [red]. Please update the relevant sections of the document according to these guidelines and delete the red text containing instructions or guidelines.
Should you have any further questions on this document, feel free to contact the Compliance Officer Data Privacy.
Please note that this template Cookie Statement has been drafted on the basis of the proposed EU Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (“ePrivacy Regulation”). The proposed Regulation has not yet been finalized and may be subject to further review and amendment. A decisive interpretation of the new cookie rules can therefore not be made as of yet but this template aims to reflect the most recent changes.
Last updated: January 16, 2019.
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 [https://www.danone.com/footer/countries-websites.html].
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.
• 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.
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 [https://www.danone.com/footer/countries-websites.html