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Ahold Delhaize uses cookies and other techniques such as JavaScripts and web beacons on its websites and apps. Because we want to guarantee your privacy and improve the user-friendliness of your visit(s) to our websites and apps, we want to inform you how and why we use cookies.

In this notice we try to provide you with as much information as possible about the use of cookies by Ahold Delhaize.

This cookie policy is last modified on 10 June 2021.

Who is the controller for the processing of your information?

Where personal data is processed by the cookies and similar techniques, Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V., located at Provincialeweg 11, 1506 MA Zaandam is the data controller for the processing of such information. In our Privacy notice you can find more detailed information on how we process your personal data.  

What are cookies and similar techniques?

Cookies are small, simple text files that your computer or mobile device stores when you use one of our websites or apps.

JavaScripts and web beacons are standard internet techniques that, together with cookies, ensure that a system can collect information (JavaScripts), store it in small, simple text files (cookies) and then send it (web beacons). Cookies and other techniques are used on almost all existing websites and apps.

By using cookies, we can for example ensure that:

  • Surfing our websites and apps becomes more fun and easier for you;
  • You do not receive or have to enter the same information every time you visit our websites or apps;
  • We can measure how our websites and apps are used and where we can improve them;
  • We can measure if (and how) our communication is read and where we can improve it; and
  • We can recognize which device you use when you visit us.

Which cookies do we use?

Below you can read more about the cookies that are used by and via our website and apps and for what purposes we use these cookies. A complete overview of the cookies we use can be found below.

Functional cookies

We use essential cookies to operate the core functions of our website, so that you may visit and move around it, and use its features. We do not require your consent to use these cookies but you may be able to block these cookies yourself on your device/browser (see above under ‘your choices’). Without these cookies, however, our site is unlikely to work as you would expect and we may not be able to provide certain services.

Where we process 'personal data' using these essential cookies, we do so on the basis of our legitimate interests to provide a website for visitors to use and to promote our business.

Analytics

Analytics cookies are used by us for statistical and analytical purposes. This helps us to understand how visitors use and move around our website, which improvements and adaptions to our website we can make to best meet our visitors' needs (for example by making the most popular features the easiest to find or ensuring that our site works properly on the devices and technologies that our visitors use).

We will only set this type of cookies where you have provided us with your consent. Where we process your personal data using these types of cookies, we do so on the basis of that consent.

Rejecting these cookies will prevent us from collecting the data described above but the performance and functionality of our site will not be affected.

Marketing  

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our website and the information (including marketing information) displayed on it more relevant to your interests and to measure the effectiveness of and marketing or information initiatives. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. They remember the other websites you visit and this information is shared with third party organizations as described below. These are also optional cookies. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

We will only set these types of cookies where you have provided us with your consent to do so. Where we process your personal data using these types of cookies, we do so on the basis of that consent.

Rejecting our marketing cookies will prevent us from collecting the data described above but the performance and functionality of our site will not be affected.

Your choices

We only use cookies and similar techniques for which your consent is required if you have given your consent in advance. You are entirely free to decide if you want to accept or refuse cookies.

If you are younger than 16, you may only give permission to Ahold Delhaize to place cookies if one of your parents or a legal representative who has read this cookie policy gives us permission to do so on your behalf. We request that you do not consent to cookies if you have not yet received such permission.

You can also withdraw your consent at any time below.

If you do not want websites to store cookies on your computer at all, you can also adjust your internet browser settings. You will then receive a warning before cookies are placed. You can also adjust your settings so that your browser refuses all cookies or only cookies from third parties. You can also delete cookies that have already been placed. Please note that you have to adjust the settings separately for each internet browser on each device you use. Click on one of the links below to go directly to the manual of your browser or consult the help function of your browser if necessary.

If you want to disable cookies from specific parties, you can do so via www.youronlinechoices.com.

If you disable cookies and similar technologies, however, some features may not work as intended. You can still consult the website for information. However, some features may not work as intended.

Third party cookies

Third-party cookies are also placed via our websites and apps. The privacy and cookie policy of the relevant company applies to the use of cookies by other companies.