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We have used internal and third party “cookies” for the creation of the site. Continuing to browse entails acceptance of their use.

Additional information and cookies policy.

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Cookies policy

 

This Cookie Policy is an integral part of the Terms of Use and Engagement and the Privacy Policy of the online platform owned by Mercadona (hereinafter, the “Platform”). The access and navigation of the Platform, or the use of its services, imply the acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth in the Terms of Use and Engagement and the Privacy Policy.

To facilitate Platform navigation, MERCADONA S.A., as its owner (hereinafter, the “Owner”) with registered address at C/ Valencia, 5, in Tavernes Blanques (Valencia), Postal code 46016 , with Company Tax ID A46103834, informs you of the use of cookies or other similarly functioning files (hereinafter, the “Cookies”).

Under all circumstances, we inform you that the Owner is responsible for the Cookies and the processing of the data collected by means of first-party and third-party Cookies, deciding on the processing purpose, content and use of the gathered information.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded onto the user's device when they visit a website. Their main purpose is to recognise the user each time they access the Platform. It also allows us to improve the quality and offer a better use of our Platform.

Cookies are essential for Internet to work, as they help us, among other things, to identify and solve possible running errors of the Platform.

Use of Cookies by the Owner

Accessing the Platform means the express acceptance of the use of the Cookies detailed in this Policy in those devices used for such access. If Cookies are deactivated, the Platform browsing might not be optimal and some of the functions of the Platform might not work correctly.

Specifically, the Owner uses Cookies for the purposes explained below. If, in the future, the Owner used other Cookies to provide more and better services, users will be informed.

Google Analytics customisation Cookies

The Owner uses Google Analytics (in no case will these Cookies be permanent), a service provided by Google, Inc., company headquartered in 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, USA (“Google”), on the Platform.

Google Analytics uses Cookies to help analyse the user's use of the Platform. The information generated by the Cookie (including your IP address) will be directly submitted and filed by Google in its servers in the US. Google will use this information on behalf of the Owner to track the use made by users of the Platform, gathering site activity reports and providing other services related to the Platform's activity and Internet use. Google may submit this information to third parties when required by law or when those third parties process the information on behalf of Google, including to the owner of the Platform. Google will not associate your IP address with any other information it has.

If you want more information, you can visit the following Google URL https://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics.

Cookies on social media

The Owner provides the users with social media connections and applications to enable easy identification and/or so they can interact with the Platform more easily; they expire at the end of the session. To do so, the Cookie of each social network must be installed by clicking the icons on the Platform.

Advertisement Cookies

These Cookies, which will in no case be permanent, are used to improve the Owner's commercial initiatives, show personalised ads or promotions, and/or news related to the Platform services, perfect the content availability and personalise it.

User configuration to avoid Cookies

In compliance with current legislation, the Owner provides the Platform users with the information that allows them to configure their Internet browser(s) to maintain their privacy and security regarding Cookies. We therefore provide the information and links to the official support sites of the main browsers so that each user may decide if they wish to accept the use of Cookies or not.

Thus, it is possible to block Cookies with the browser's configuration tools or each user may configure their browser to warn them when a server wants to store a Cookie:

  • If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, you will find the option in the menu Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. To know more, visit: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies and http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
  • If you use Firefox, you will find the option in the menu Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies. To know more, visit: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
  • If you use Chrome, go to Settings > Show advanced settings > Privacy. To know more, visit: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
  • If you use Opera, go to Security and Privacy to set up the browser. To know more, visit: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/en/cookies.html
  • If you use Safari, you will find the option in the menu Preferences/Privacy.
    To know more, visit: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265

 

Last updated: 25/05/2018

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