Cookies

Coca-Cola would like to place cookies on your computer with a view to improving your experience on our websites. Recent European legislation dictates that we explain to you how we use cookies. This is why we have compiled the following text. It is important that your privacy is protected and that you understand how we use your personal data. This information allows us to keep you up to date and you to get even more enjoyment out of our websites.

What are cookies exactly?

A cookie is a tiny, basic text file containing bits of data that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies record your activities on a particular website, such as the links you have clicked, your login activities or the website pages you have read over the past few months, or even years. Cookies come in a variety of different types. Without cookies, websites wouldn’t be able to function in the way to which you are accustomed.

The Coca-Cola websites use specific cookies to give their visitors the best user experience possible. We only use those cookies that we consider to be necessary and useful. We have compiled a list of the cookies we use on this website below so that you can decide for yourself whether or not to accept them. You can also decide to delete specific cookies or indicate that you would prefer not to have any cookies placed on your device at all when you visit our websites.

Which cookies do the Coca-Cola websites use?

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. They do not collect any information about you that can be used for marketing purposes. Neither can they trace your previous internet activities.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about your website use. They keep a record of the pages you visit most frequently, or any error messages you received, for example. They do not collect any information that can identify you; all the information they collect is anonymous. Performance cookies were developed to enhance website performance.

Functionality cookies

These cookies record information about your preferences (e.g. your preferred language) and allow us to customise the website for you. They keep a record of any changes you make on the website. The information they collect can be anonymised, and they cannot trace your browsing history.

Targeting cookies

These cookies ensure that you receive warnings or messages that may be relevant or interesting to you. Some targeting cookies are linked to other websites, such as Facebook. Cookies in the above four categories are additionally divided into temporary cookies (also called session cookies) and permanent cookies.

Session cookies record only your activities within one and the same session. A session starts when you open the web page and ends when you close it. The cookies are permanently deleted at the end of a session. Permanent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your telephone or computer for much longer. They are activated automatically whenever you visit a particular website.

A distinction is also made between direct and indirect cookies. In our case, a direct cookie is one placed by Coca-Cola when you visit one of its websites, and an indirect cookie is placed by a third party. All indirect cookies placed by Coca-Cola are subject to the prior approval of the brand.

Permanente cookies blijven voor langere tijd op je telefoon of computer. Ze worden automatisch geactiveerd wanneer je een bepaalde website bezoekt.

Coca-Cola would like to place cookies on your computer with a view to improving your experience on our websites. Recent European legislation dictates that we explain to you how we use cookies. This is why we have compiled the following text. It is important that your privacy is protected and that you understand how we use your personal data. This information allows us to keep you up to date and you to get even more enjoyment out of our websites.

Cookie categories for \‘Hydration at Work\’

Strictly necessary cookies

Coca-Cola uses strictly necessary cookies for the following purposes:

  • To lead you to the right service on our website in the event that we have made any changes to its operation.
Coca-Cola does NOT use strictly necessary cookies for the following purposes:
  • To collect data that can be used to advertise specific products or services
  • To record your preferences or user name after your current visit.
Users of our website automatically agree to our use of strictly necessary cookies. If you refuse these cookies, we cannot guarantee you a safe visit to our website or predict how the website will work on your computer.

Below is a list of the strictly necessary cookies generated by Coca-Cola on the \‘Hydration at Work\’ web pages.

Cookie Name Type Expiration Category Use
JSESSIONID Session cookie Upon closing the browser Medium Session

Performance cookies

Coca-Cola uses performance cookies for the following purposes:

  • To compile statistics about the use of our website
  • To help us improve the website and register possible errors
  • To test various designs of our website
Coca-Cola does NOT performance cookies for the following purposes:
  • To record your preferences or user name after your current visit.
Other companies sometimes manage these cookies on our behalf, but we do not authorise these companies to use these cookies for any purposes other than those listed above.

Users of our website automatically agree to our use of performance cookies. If you refuse these cookies we cannot guarantee the flawless operation of our website.

Cookie Name Type Expiration Category Use
ACOOKIE Permanent cookie 2 years Potential Analysis

This is a list of indirect cookies referred to as performance cookies:

Functionality cookies

Coca-Cola uses functionality cookies for the following purposes:

  • To record your settings (e.g. your chosen language)
  • To share information with our partners offering a service on our website. The information thus shared is used exclusively to facilitate the delivery of the service, product or functionality.
Coca-Cola does NOT use functionality cookies for the following purposes:
  • To direct advertising on our websites, or other websites, specifically at you
Other companies sometimes manage these cookies on our behalf. In this case, we do not authorise them to use these cookies for any purposes other than those listed above.

You can decide whether we are permitted to place theses cookies on your computer, but if you refuse we may not be able to offer you all of our services. If you refuse these cookies we may not be able to remember that you do not want a specific service.

Here is a list of the cookies we call functionality cookies:

Cookie Name Type Expiration Category Use
alreadyVisited Permanent cookie Never Potential Functionality

Targeting cookies

Although we do make some use of targeting cookies, we never use advertising cookies.

Coca-Cola uses targeting cookies for the following purposes:

  • o link to social network sites, such as Facebook. Facebook can then use this information to direct advertising specifically at you.
You can decide whether we are permitted to place theses cookies on your computer, but if you refuse, we may not be able to offer you all of our services. All the targeting cookies we use are managed by other companies. This means that you must use these companies' own tools to switch them off.

Deleting cookies

If you prefer not to use any of the cookies on this website you can easily remove them from the cookie folder in your browser. You can also adapt your browser settings to block cookies or to display a warning before a cookie is saved on your computer.

Since there are so many different browsers we will not provide instructions for all browsers. You will find more information under \‘Everything about cookies\’.

Follow these instructions if you use Windows Explorer:

  • Click on 'Windows Explorer'.
  • Click on the 'Search' button in your toolbar.
  • Enter 'cookie' in the search field for 'Files and Folders'.
  • Select 'My Computer' in the 'Search in' drop-down menu.
  • Click on 'Search'.
  • Select and open the folders you have found.
  • Click on a cookie file.
  • Click on 'Delete' to remove the cookie file.

If you use a different browser, simply click on \‘Help\’ in the start menu and search for ‘cookies’. This will show you where to find your cookie folder.

Please bear in mind that if you delete cookies you may not have access to some of the services on our website or on other websites.

Read more

You will find more information about cookies on the following web pages.

For useful information about cookies, surf to
http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Internet Advertising Bureau

A guide for targeted advertising and online privacy, compiled by the internet advertising industry: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu

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