Cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file and holds a certain amount of data, which our website can send to a visitor’s browser. It may then be stored on your device’s hard drive and can be accessed by our web server. This cookie data can then be retrieved and can allow us to customise our web pages and services accordingly.

It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or device.

To find out more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

How we use cookies

We use cookies on our websites and mobile apps for a variety of reasons which you can learn about below. The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your device. We want our website to be informative, modern, personal, and as user friendly as possible and cookies help us to achieve that goal.

By using our websites and mobile apps, you agree to the use of cookies and other technologies as set out in this cookie policy. We appreciate some users may like more control over their visit to websites and can adjust their settings accordingly. You can read about this in the section below “How to control and delete cookies”. If you do not agree to such use, please refrain from using the website.

What type of cookies we use?

Our website uses both session and persistent cookies:

  • Session cookies are used in order to allow customers to carry information across pages of the website, without having to re-enter such information (such as during an online purchase in our web shop). These cookies delete themselves automatically when you leave a website and go to another, or when you shut down your browser.
  • Persistent cookies are used to allow the website to recognise users when they return to the site and to remember certain information about their preferences. These cookies are cookies which stay on your device for [____] days / months or until you “manually” delete them.

We have also developed relationships with carefully selected and monitored co-operation partners, to assist in the delivery of a high quality website and user experience. Some of these partners may also set cookies to your device during your visit to support customisation of adverts that you may see elsewhere on the Internet, and/or in order to meet contractual obligations with us.

While these cookies do not store any personal details relating to you or your credit cards, please note we do not have access or full control over the cookies and similar technologies that our partners use.

The listing below explains how we and our selected third party web partners use cookies and why:

 

Types of cookies:

  1. Functional cookies
    Purpose: These enable website functions, such as login/authentication, shopping carts and language settings.
    Example: In practice these cookies make sure that the website remembers your login information, that products stay on your shopping cart and that the website is shown to you on the right language.
  2. Analytical cookies for product development
    Purpose: These enable developing the features and user experience of our websites and applications, and statistical reporting to support business decisions.
    Example: With these cookies Gold&Green Foods can monitor which services are popular and which of the features in our services are used the most. This data can help us develop better services and also fix bugs we might have in them.
  3. Targeted digital advertising
    Purpose: Enable provision of targeted advertisements either based on the use of Gold&Green Foods websites, or on the use of third-party websites.
    Example: With these cookies we strive to display our users as interesting and pleasing advertising as possible.

 

Social media third party cookies:

To enrich our content, sometimes we may for example embed video content from social media websites such as YouTube or Facebook. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.

Gold&Green Foods has no control or liability over these third party cookies, and we advise you to check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

We may also offer a ‘share page’ widget on some of our web pages, where content can be shared easily for example on the following sites: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. These sites may set a cookie when you are logged into their service. Gold&Green Foods has no control or liability over these cookies, and we advise you to check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

How to control and delete cookies

Gold&Green Foods will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, should you choose to disable, block or reject our cookies, some parts of our website will not function fully, or our website might not be accessible to you at all.

Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

To control the cookies set by our suppliers, or to read their cookie policies, you can install a privacy browser extension which shows and up-to-date list of cookies used on our website.



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