Cookies – what are they and how do they work? Cookies are pieces of data stored on your computer by the websites you visit. Cookies are small text files that your computer (or other device, e.g. smartphone) receives and sends when you visit websites. A cookie usually includes an anonymous identification code and does not harm the device in any way.
You accept the use of necessary cookies when you browse our websites. When visiting our website for the first time, you may choose from cookie settings which optional cookies you accept. On your later visits, your browser will read the cookie stored on your computer and send the data back to the website. Thus, we can recognize your browser automatically, but we cannot identify you with cookies alone.
Cookies may further be used to produce targeted advertising, communications services and content (e.g. after you have visited our website, we can show you advertisements of the products you seem to be interested in), and to optimize marketing measures. The data obtained with cookies may also be used in personalization of the online service.
Valio is using both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, however, no longer than two years.
We use the following types of cookies:
Please note that Valio may link cookies to your personal data with your consent or if otherwise expressly stipulated by mandatory law. In some cases, the cookie data can be considered personal data. Valio has established appropriate measures to protect personal data.
Further information about the processing of personal data and the use of third-party cookies can be read in the Privacy statement for Valio’s website.
Social plugins Valio’s website has links to and social plugins of third-party sites.
For more information on the privacy policies of these services, please see their websites.
These links lead to third-party websites and Valio will not be responsible for their content. For these services, the third-party’s terms and conditions are applied.
For more information on managing cookies, visit the links below. These links will lead to third parties’ websites and Valio will not be responsible for their content.
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
If you do not wish to receive behavioural advertising, you may opt-out at http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/.
Date updated: August 18th 2021