Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

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

How and why do we use Cookies?

We use Cookies to improve the use and functionality of our website and gain a better understanding how visitors use our website and the tools and services offered on it. Cookies help us tailor this website to your personal needs, to improve its user-friendliness, gain customer satisfaction feedback on our website (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 registration).

How can I change my 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 website 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 website. 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?

When you visit this website, the following types of Cookies are used.

Necessary Cookies

These are Cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of a website. Without these cookies, this website won’t work properly.

Functional Cookies

These are Cookies which are set up to improve the functionality of the website. For example, Cookies that remember the content you previously viewed on this website or the email address and password you provided when registering during an earlier visit to this website. 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 this website or try to access certain member-only sections. On some websites, 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.

First Party Cookies

These are Cookies which are set by this website and can only be read by this site.

List of Cookies used on this Website

The following tables categorise and describe the various Cookies used on this website:

Necessary Cookies

NamePurpose
ASP.NET_SessionidNestlé web sites use one specific Cookie which is essential for its software (ASP.NET) to work properly: ASP.NET_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.
.aspxauthNestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) uses a cookie for NNI application to authenticate Users. This cookie tracks the user authentication for ASP.NET and ASPXAUTH cookie is used to determine if a user is authenticated. This comes in picture only when user logs in to NNI website with respective credentials.

First Party Cookies

NamePurposeComment
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
BIGipServerThis Cookie allows load balancing for applications. In load balancing the BIGIP router monitors the server equipment for availability. In the event that one of the devices it manages is down, the BIGIP will no longer forward connections to that device. A session cookie is used to minimise the amount of traffic coming back from the server to the client machine.
sIFR sifrFetch (or Scalable Inman Flash Replacement)The purpose of this Cookie is to minimise the amount of unnecessary loading of font resources when a page is loaded that uses sIFR technology. Closing the browser will delete the cookie.
addthis.comThese Cookies are placed by the company AddThis providing social network sharing buttons for displaying the Site.

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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