Cookie Notice

LINDT & SPRÜNGLI makes use of cookies and tracking technologies for various reasons, including to support the operation of our Sites, to understand how you and other visitors interact on our pages and to provide advertising messages to a targeted audience. You can find more information about the usage of cookies in this Cookie Notice.

 

What is a Cookie

A cookie is a small file stored on the hard drive of your device and sent via a web server so that some information about your browsing activity can be collected. Please note that cookies do not cause any damage to your device.
We refer to the term “cookie” for any technology collecting information from your device, such as information about your use of our applications and websites, or concerning your device such as the device ID, IP address and browser type, demographic data and if applicable the URL of the linking page.

 

Web Beacons

Our use of web beacons or pixel tags allows us to count the number of visitors who have viewed our pages or read our promotional e-mail messages/newsletters. A web beacon is a 1x1 pixel, non-visible graphic that is related to the user ID of each newsletter subscriber or Site user. By the use of such web beacons in promotional e-mail messages/newsletters, we receive information about the address file used, the subject and the number of promotional e-mails/newsletters sent. In addition, it can be seen which addresses have not yet received the communication, to which address the e-mail was sent and at which addresses the delivery failed. In addition, the opening rate can include the information about, which addresses opened the promotional e-mail/newsletter and which addresses unsubscribed from the distribution. We use this data for statistical purposes and to optimise the content and structure of the promotional e-mails/newsletter. This allows us to better align the information and offers in our communications with the individual interests of the recipients. The tracking pixel is deleted when you delete the promotional e-mail/newsletter or leave the respective page.


In order to prevent the use of web beacons or pixel tags on our pages, please opt-out of performance or analytical cookies set on our pages via our Privacy Preference Centre. You can also prevent the use of the web beacon in our promotional e-mail/newsletter in setting your email programme so that no HTML is displayed in messages, if this is not already the case by default. On the following pages you will find explanations on how to make this setting for the most common email programmes.


How to control Cookies

Privacy Preference Centre

The Lindt Privacy Preference Centre can be utilized to customize your cookie preferences. Our site is scanned with our cookie scanning tool regularly to maintain a list as accurate as possible. You can opt-out of each cookie category by clicking on the “cookie settings” button below. Strictly Necessary Cookies cannot be disabled, nor can the tool be used to block cookies on third-party websites linked from our website.


Using your Browser

Many of the cookies used on our Site can be enabled or disabled through the Lindt Privacy Preference Centre or by disabling the cookies through your browser. The majority of web browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if so wished, you may set your browser to limit the number of cookies accepted or to block all cookies, by changing the browser’s settings with the following procedures:

 

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” in the top right corner and select “Internet settings”. In the pop-up select “Privacy”: here the User may change the cookies settings.
  • Google Chrome: Click the “wrench” in the top right corner and select “Settings”. Then select “Show advanced settings” and change the “Privacy” settings.
  • Mozilla Firefox: In the top left menu select “Settings”. In the pop-up window select “Privacy”: here the User may change the cookies settings.
  • Safari: In the top right menu select “Preferences”. Then select “Security” and change the cookies settings.

In order to carry out such operation on mobile devices, please consult the handbook of the device.

Please be aware that by disabling all the cookies on the Site, certain functionalities may not be available.

Alternatively, you can visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/ where you will find comprehensive information on cookie management and blocking which pertains to a wide variety of browsers (https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/).

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this Cookie Notice. If needed, we will ask again your consent for new cookies and other tracking technologies. Please refer to this page from time to time to review our list of cookies and other tracking technologies.

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