The following tables categorise and describe the various cookies used within Nestlé Professional websites:
Cookies which have been judged to be absolutely necessary for the running of a website. These cookies are exempt from EU regulations.
Tracking & Social – First Party Cookies
These are cookies which are stored in the context of the Nestlé website, and so appear to have been created by the Nestlé site itself
|Google analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz)
||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. 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.
||This cookie is used as part of Webtrends session tracking. They collect information in an anonymous form and used to improve the accuracy of the measurement of visits in the Webtrends Analytics reporting system.
||This cookie allows load balancing for applications. In load balancing the BIGIP monitor the routers and other equipment that it monitors for availability. In the event that one of the devices it manages is down the BIGIP will no longer forward connections to that device. Session cookie with is required for the site.
Tracking & Social – Third Party Cookies
These are cookies which are created on a third party site in response to an action by a user on a Nestlé website and which are used to identify that user uniquely.
||Flashtalking is an online ad server delivering ads to websites across the web for well known brand names and advertisers.
Flashtalking is a company which delivers Nestlé adverts on numerous websites.
|You can find out more about Flashtalking services by visiting www.flashtalking.com.
|Social Plug Ins
||This cookie is used on websites that include a Facebook share link. It is used to remember your Facebook log-in so you do not need to enter these details each time you use Facebook Connect to log in.
||Visit Facebook for more information
||This cookie is used to understand how people engage with our digital advertising campaigns. They allow us to understand and evaluate clicks on our adverts so that we can improve the service you receive.
Some of these cookies are automatically removed when you close your browser.
|You can find out more information about doubleclick cookies by clicking here.
|Google ad words
||Nestlé advertises using Google Adwords. A Google cookie is used to enable us to monitor the effectiveness of this advertising by seeing the amount of traffic and conversions (e.g. shop purchases) this advertising generates. These cookies expire after 30 days.