Cookie Policy

Notice last updated: August [09] 2020

1. Information on how we use cookies

Our SodaStream website (“website” or “site”) uses various cookies which allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

We use cookies to provide the content and functionality of this site (strictly necessary cookies) and, with your permission, to personalize the content and advertisements that appear when you visit our site and to analyze the traffic on the site. In addition, we share information about your use of our site with our advertising partners and analysts, who may combine this information with other data that you provide to them or that they have collected when you use their services. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

You do not need to allow cookies to visit most of the website. However, enabling cookies may allow for a more tailored browsing experience and is required for certain parts of the website to work. In the majority of cases, a cookie does not provide us with any of your personal information.

For further information about this cookie policy, please contact us at Privacy@sodastream.com.

You can change the cookie settings that will be placed when you visit our website by changing the settings on your browser or by visiting the Cookie Preference Centre by clicking on the Cookie button at the bottom of this policy.

2. Key concepts

First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g. cookies placed by www.sodastream.com).

Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

3. Changing your cookie settings

You can change your cookie preferences when you visit our website by going to the Cookie Preference Centre by clicking on the Cookie preference link at the bottom of this policy. You can also block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details:

4. Your consent

Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent.

For performance, functional and targeting cookies, we request your consent before placing them on your device. You can give your consent by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed to you, or by going to the Cookie Preference Centre.

5.  Can I withdraw my consent?

If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any performance, functionality or targeting cookies at any time, you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this or by changing your settings in the Cookie Preference Centre. Please note that disabling these cookies will affect the functionality of the website and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the website.

6. What cookies do we use and why?

We use are "necessary" and "performance" and "functional" and "targeting" cookies:

6.1 Strictly Necessary cookies:

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to identify you as being logged in to the website and to authenticate you, to make sure you connect to the right service on the website when we make any changes to the way it works and for security purposes.

6.2 Performance cookies:

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site and gather information on error messages. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

We use performance cookies to perform web analytics and for error management purposes, by measuring any errors that may occur.

6.3 Functional cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

We use functional cookies to enable us to provide you with enhanced functionality and personalisation. These cookies may be set by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.

6.4 Targeting cookies:

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

7. Retention

A cookie or similar technology will exist for different periods of time depending on the purpose of the cookie. For example, a session cookie which enables the website to operate will only exist on your device whilst you browse our website but other cookies will remain on your device for longer such as some functionality cookies which need to stay on your device so that the website can recognize you when you return. For more information about how long a cookie remains on your device, please see the cookie table below.

Category

Cookie

Retention term

Strictly Necessary Cookie

secure_customer_sig

-

Strictly Necessary Cookie

__cfduid

1 month

Strictly Necessary Cookie

cart_sig

14 days

Strictly Necessary Cookie

_orig_referrer

14 days

Performance Cookie

_gid

1 day

Performance Cookie

__adal_root_domain_test_nnnnnnnnnnnnn

-

Performance Cookie

_hjid

duration of the browser session

Performance Cookie

_schn

-

Performance Cookie

_shopify_sa_t

30 minutes

Performance Cookie

_y

-

Performance Cookie

_shopify_fs

-

Performance Cookie

_gat_UA-27343850-1

1 minute

Performance Cookie

_shopify_y

-

Performance Cookie

_hjIncludedInSample

duration of the browser session

Performance Cookie

_s

30 minutes

Performance Cookie

__adal_root_domain_test_nnnnnnnnnnnnn

-

Performance Cookie

_gclxxxx

3 months

Performance Cookie

_gat

-

Performance Cookie

__adal_ses

-

Performance Cookie

_ga

-

Performance Cookie

__adal_cw

-

Performance Cookie

_landing_page

14 days

Performance Cookie

__adal_id

-

Performance Cookie

_shopify_sa_p

30 minutes

Performance Cookie

_shopify_s

30 minutes

Performance Cookie

__adal_ca

-

Performance Cookie

sc_at (snapchat.com)

-

Functional Cookie

cookietest

duration of the browser session

Targeting Cookie

_scid

-

Targeting Cookie

rlas3 (rlcdn.com)

-

Targeting Cookie

t_gid (taboola.com)

-

Targeting Cookie

pxrc (rlcdn.com)

2 months

Targeting Cookie

fr (facebook.com)

3 months

Targeting Cookie

test_cookie (doubleclick.net)

15 minutes

Targeting Cookie

IDE (doubleclick.net)

-

Targeting Cookie

rmuid (dc-storm.com)

-

Unknown

cart_ver

14 days

Unknown

rmStore

1 month

Unknown

bounceClientVisit3264

-

Unknown

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

25 minutes

Unknown

_shopify_d

duration of the browser session

Unknown

trctestcookie

-

Unknown

_hjTLDTest

-

Unknown

local_user

-

Unknown

stc114420

-

Unknown

trctestcookie (cdn.taboola.com)

-

Unknown

__cfduid (bounceexchange.com)

-

Unknown

icts (intljs.rmtag.com )

-

Unknown

bounceClientVisit3264c (bounceexchange.com)

-

Unknown

bounceClientVisit3264 (assets.bounceexchange.com)

-

Unknown

cookietest (d2wy8f7a9ursnm.cloudfront.net)

duration of the browser session

Unknown

_hjIncludedInSample (script.hotjar.com)

duration of the browser session

Unknown

rmuid (linksynergy.com)

-

Unknown

rmuid (intljs.rmtag.com)

-

Unknown

X-AB (sc-static.net)

-

Unknown

bounceClientVisit3264 (api.bounceexchange.com)

-

Unknown

bounceClientVisit3264 (d2wy8f7a9ursnm.cloudfront.net)

-

Unknown

country_pop (cdn.shopify.com)

30 minutes

Unknown

cookietest (cdn.shopify.com)

duration of the browser session

Unknown

icts (linksynergy.com)

-

Unknown

test (bounceexchange.com)

-

Unknown

rmStore (intljs.rmtag.com)

1 month

Unknown

local_user (cdn.shopify.com)

-

8. Keeping our cookie policy up to date

We may need to update our cookie policy from time to time if we decide to use cookies differently. Any changes will be updated here.

For more information about how we process personal data collected from cookies please refer to our website privacy policy [https://sodastream.co.uk/pages/legal].

If you have any questions or would like more information about the ways we use cookies please contact us at privacy@sodastream.com.