Jacob’s Biscuits Cookie Policy

1. About Us
1.1 This policy is issued by Valeo Foods, Merrywell Industrial Estate, Ballymount, Dublin 12, Ireland.

2. Introduction
2.1 The www.jacobs.ie website (the “Website”) is operated by Valeo Foods Unlimited Company (“Valeo Foods”, “Valeo”, “Jacob’s”, “Jacob’s Biscuits’, “we”, “our” or “us”), a company incorporated in Ireland. This page, with our Privacy Statement, details our use of cookies on the Website. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. By using the Website, you indicate that you accept the terms of this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy and you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these, please do not use the Website. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

3. What is a Cookie?
3.1 A cookie is a text file placed on your computer by a website to enable that website to work more efficiently by recognising that you have visited that website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the Website, and by seeing how you use the Website, we can tailor the Website around your preferences and measure usability of the Website. Most websites use cookies to provide information about how you use that site. Web browsers allow control of cookies through the browser settings.

For more information visit the All About Cookies website

4. What Does Valeo Use Cookies For?
4.1 We may collect information about your computer, including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, to report aggregate information to our advertisers to record session information and/or to assist you in browsing the Website. This may, in some instances, only be statistical data about how you browse the Website. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your usage of the Website by using a cookie file, in order to help us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

4.2 Valeo uses cookies for the following reasons:
4.2.1 to store information about your preferences, and to allow us to customise the Website according to your individual interests. We can take you straight back to the same location when you visit again;
4.2.2 to speed up your searches;
4.2.3 to estimate user numbers and patterns and recognise when you return to the Website;
4.2.4 to store temporary information when you are browsing the Website such as goods and services you are browsing and information about your login. This information is deleted when you log out or close your browser window; and
4.2.5 to identify who (if anyone) referred you to the Website. This would be a comparison website’s name and helps us to measure the success of our marketing.

5. Which Cookies Do We Use?
5.1 The following are the cookies we use on the Website:

Name of Cookie        Purpose of Cookie

_ga       Google Analytics – Usage tracking

_gat      Google Analytics – Usage tracking

5.2 The Website uses Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use the Website. The Cookies used by this product collect information in an anonymous form and are used by many different websites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

6. Managing Cookies Usage
6.1 You may refuse to accept or you may disable cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website or unable to avail of our services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to the Website.

6.2 You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.

7. How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
7.1 You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by writing to The Data Protection Officer, Valeo Foods, Merrywell Industrial Estate, Ballymount, Dublin 12, Ireland.

7.2 We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows that there is an error in our records. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

8. How to Disable Cookies in Your Browser
8.1 Here’s how to prevent new cookies from being installed and how to delete existing cookies. The exact procedure depends on which browser you are using.

8.2 Internet Explorer 7.0+
8.2.1 To prevent new cookies from being installed
” Go to Tools in the menu bar
” Click on Options
” Click on the Privacy tab on top
” Click on the Advanced button
” Select “Prompt” for both “First party cookies” and “Third Party Cookies”
8.2.2 To delete existing cookies
” Go to Tools in the menu bar
” Click on Options
” Click on the General tab on top
” In the “Browsing History” section, click on “Delete”
” Click on “Delete Cookies”

8.3 Firefox 2.0+, 3.0+, 4.0+
8.3.1 To prevent new cookies from being installed
” Go to Tools in the menu bar
” Click on Options
” Click on the Privacy tab
” Disable the box that says “Accept Cookies From sites”
8.3.2 To delete existing cookies
” Go to Tools in the menu bar
” Click on Options
” Click on the Privacy tab
” Click on “Clear Now”
” Select “Cookies”
” Click on “Clear Private Data Now”

8.4 Google Chrome
8.4.1 To prevent new cookies from being installed
” Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
” Click on “Options”
” Click on “Under the Bonnet” (UK) / “Under the Hood” (US)
” Click on the “Content settings” button in the Privacy section
” Ensure that “Allow local data to be set” is selected
” Select “Block sites from setting any data”
8.4.2 To delete existing cookies
” Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
” Click on “Options”
” Click on “Under the Bonnet” (UK) / “Under the Hood” (US)
” Click on the “Content settings” button in the Privacy section
” Click on the “Clear browsing data” button

8.5 Safari
8.5.1 To prevent new cookies from being installed and delete existing cookies
” Go to the Safari menu (icon in top right of browser) and select Preferences
” In the popup window that appears, select the Security icon (a padlock)
” Under “Accept Cookies”, select the “Never” button

9. How to Contact Us
9.1 If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, or would like us to remove some or all of this information, please email us at info@valeofoods.com.

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