Cookie statement

Our Website use cookies or similar techniques. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide web services and functionalities for the users. For example, they enable you to use Scotch & Soda's shopping carts, to improve your experience on our Website and to collect analytical information of your browsing on our Website. Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.


1. Overview cookies
Our Website use functional and analytical cookies to optimize the user experience. Third parties can also place (tracking) cookies that can be used to track internet behaviour. Based on the provisions on cookies in the Telecommunications Act, we hereby inform you about the cookies used by our Website and their function:

Name Countries Cookies Purpose
Akamai All AKA_A2 Functional
Awin NL - Marketing
Bing Ads US _uetsid Marketing
Conversant DE, NL dtm_token Marketing
Criteo US - Marketing
Demandware Analytics All dwsid, dwsecuretoken, dwanonymous, dwac Functional
DoubleClick All id, _drt_, __gads, _gid Marketing
Facebook All - Marketing
Flashtalking DE, FR, GB, NL - Functional
Google Adwords All utma, utmb, utmc, utmv en utmz Marketing
Google Analytics All _ga, _gat, _gaexp, _gat_UA-* Analytics
Google Optimize All - Functional
Google Tag Manager All - Functional
Hotjar All _hjUserId, _hjIncludedInSample Analytics
Mention Me US - Functional
Minubo All - Functional
Rakuten GB, US - Marketing
Riskified US, CA rskxRunCookie, lastRskxRun Functional
Salesforce DMP All _kuid_ Marketing
Trusted shops All - Functional

When entering our Website for the first time, you are informed about the use of these cookies in the cookie banner at the bottom of our Website. You can consent to the use of cookies by clicking the ‘Accept’ button. If you click on ‘Decline’ we will not set any of the abovementioned cookies except for one cookie to store your preference in your browser. If you disable cookies our Website may as a result not operate in the best possible way.

When you consent to marketing cookies, we collect data on your online and offline purchase history and behavior on our Website(s) and App(s), CRM, media and e-mail data in a Data Management Platform (Salesforce DMP). We may also store data received from other parties (including data vendors and social media) in our DMP. We use the data to analyze the data collected, to target a specific audience, to match your data with customers that have a similar profile, to link devices that you use and to show you targeted ads and offers and to customize your online experience. For more information visit our Privacy Statement.


2. Third party cookies
Some cookies are set and collected by third parties, inter alia social media cookies. Through social media buttons you are able to view certain content on our Website. In order to function, social media platforms set cookies. We refer you to the information these third parties provide about these cookies on their own websites: This information is regularly subject to changes. Scotch & Soda has no influence over this.

In addition, our Website uses other cookies that are necessary to provide the required service or which are used to communicate with the user (including session cookies and analytics). These cookies can be used without providing prior information or requesting prior consent.


4. Google Analytics
Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyze how users use our Website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. We have set up Google Analytics in a privacy friendly way in accordance with the instructions of the Data Protection Authority. This means that we have concluded a data processing agreement with Google, the last octet of the IP-address has been masked, data sharing has been disabled and we do not use other Google services in combination with Google Analytics cookies.

You may refuse the use of Google Analytics by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our Website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB#. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html.


4. Disable or remove cookies
You can turn off all cookies, in case you prefer not to receive them, and you can have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. Disabling cookies may prevent some web services from working correctly: it can limit the functionality of our Website and it is possible that you do not have access to some of the features on our Website. To turn off all cookies, or to receive a warning whenever cookies are being used, you can deselect each of the above-mentioned cookies.

You can also adjust your browser settings to manage cookies. Most web browsers allow control of the above listed cookies through the browser settings. Please note that if cookie settings in your browser are changed, this may influence the functionality of our Website. You can adjust your browser settings to delete certain cookies or prevent them where you have not given express permission for them to be stored on your computer or mobile device. Visit the "help" section of your browser for how to manage your cookie settings, or follow the links below:
There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. You can also use https://www.ghostery.com to accept or refuse each cookie used by our Website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.


5. Changes to the cookie statement
This cookie statement is subject to change, so please consult this page regularly for the correct and up-to-date version.


6. Contact
This Website is owned and operated by Scotch & Soda E-commerce B.V., Jacobus Spijkerdreef 20 -24, 2132PZ Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this Cookie Policy, please contact us at consumercare@scotch-soda.com.