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.

A cookie is a small piece of information sent to the hard drive of your device via a web server so that some information about your browsing activity can be collected. 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.

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. They are not used to access your personal data without your consent.

Necessary Cookies

Such cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of a site. Without such cookie, the Site will not function properly. These cookies do not gather any information about you that may be used for marketing or retaining where you've been on the internet. We use them to:

  • Remember information you have entered when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session
  • Identify you as being logged in to our Site
  • Remember the goods and services you ordered when you reach the checkout page

Performance cookies

Performance cookies collect information in regard to your use on our Site. The information collected is anonymous. We use them to:

  • Provide statistics on how our Site is used
  • See how effective our advertisements are (we do not use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites)
  • Help improve the Site by measuring any errors that occur o Test different designs of our Site

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies are used to provide services or remember settings to improve your visit. We use them to:

  • Remember settings you have selected such as layout, language, or preferences
  • Remember if we have already asked you if you want to fill out a survey
  • Show you when you are logged in to our Site
  • Share information with partners to provide a service on our Site. The information shared is only to be used to provide the service, product or function and not for any other purpose.

Targeting cookies

Targeting cookies are linked to third party services, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you were a visitor to our Site. We use them to:

  • Link to social networks like Facebook, which may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites
  • Provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in.

You can know more about some of our cookies on www.chocolate.lindt.com:

Name Purpose Type of Cookie and Lifetime
Lindt (Magento Part) Main customer session cookie in Magento. Stores Magento customer session id, with this cookie Magento identifies the user. Functionality L2 years and updated with every request
Lindt (Typo3 Part) Main customer session cookie in Typo3. Stores TYPO3 customer session id. Functionality current http session
Lindt Need for sso (single sign out) betwean Magento and Typo3. With this cookie we share information about Magento/TYPO3 login. This information needed for SSO Functionality 2 hours and updated with every request
Lindt Magento customer group id. Used in Varnish cache configuration Functionality 2 hours and updated with every request
Google Analytics Recall what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website. https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245 Performance 1 year
Google Adwords Measure conversion on how many people who click on ads end up purchasing their products. https://www.inflectra.com/company/cookie-list.aspx Performance 1 year
Facebook Authentification, security, website and product integrity, website functions and services, performance, analytics und research, advertising, statistics and measurement. https://de-de.facebook.com/policies/cookies/ Performance and Targeting 2 weeks to 2 years
Pinterest Personalization, preferences, log in, security, analytics Pinterest may use third-party analytics or security vendors. https://policy.pinterest.com/de/cookies Performance and Targeting 2 years
Twitter Cookie from Tiwtter widget. https://support.twitter.com/articles/20172847# Performance 2 weeks to 2 years
Double Click Cookie for Double Click analytics Performance 2 weeks to 2 years
Evalanche Track user preferences. https://www.sc-networks.ch/unternehmen/datenschutz/ Functionality 1 year

If you wish to block our use of cookies, you may do so by activating your browser settings. In order to do so, refer to the "Help" function within your browser. Alternatively, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org where you will find comprehensive information on cookie management and blocking which pertains to a wide variety of browsers.

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this Cookie Notice. Please refer to this page from time to time to review our list of cookies and other tracking technologies.

© LINDT & SPRÜNGLI AG 2017