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Who this Privacy Notice applies to?  

This site ("Site") is owned and operated by Coca-Cola European Partners, with registered office address at Pemberton House, Bakers Road, Uxbridge, Middx UB8 1EZ, United Kingdom (referred to as "CCEP"). Our core activity is bottling, sales and marketing of Coca-Cola products. We act as a data controller on behalf on the CCEP Group of companies (https://www.ccep.com/contact). This Privacy Notice applies to each of these companies. Each CCEP entity is a separate and independent legal entity and this Privacy Notice applies to each separately and independently. None of the CCEP entities have any liability for the other entities' acts or omissions.

We want to be a great company. In order to achieve that goal we are committed to work in the right way. We act with integrity and respect your privacy. We are trusted with your personal data and we are committed to protect the personal data you share with us and handling your information in an open and transparent manner, in particular with respect of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 ('GDPR').

With this Privacy Notice we would like to inform you more about why and how we use your personal data when we perform any activities that form part of the operation of our business as described below or when you use our Site, who we give that information to, what your rights are and who you can contact for more information or queries.

We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy. Our Site is not designed for, or intentionally targeted at children. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or store information about children. Where appropriate, we will explicitly instruct children not to provide such personal data on the Site and/or will take reasonable measures to obtain parental consent to such submission. We encourage parents to instruct their children to use their personal data in a safe and responsible manner while using the Internet.

Please follow the links below for further information.

What is covered by this Privacy Notice?

How we obtain data

Data we collect and why we use it

The legal grounds for processing your data

Disclosures

Cookies

Security of your data and data retention

Your rights

How to contact us?

Changes to this policy

What is covered by this Privacy Notice?

When we refer to "our Site" or "this Site" in this policy we mean this specific webpages.

This Site links to several sub-sites provided by other entities within the CCEP Group of companies or third parties. Whilst we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other websites. This Privacy Notice applies solely to data collected by this Site. These sub-sites are subject to their own Privacy Notices.

We encourage you to review those notices when linking to those sub-sites before disclosing any personal information.

How we obtain data

We may collect personal data from you when in connection with the performance of any activities that form part of the operation of our business as described below or when you use our Site.

We may collect or obtain such data because you give it to us (for example in a form on our Site), because other people give that data to us (for example your employer or third party service providers that we use to help operate our business) or because it is publicly available.

Where we are provided with personal data about you by other parties, we use reasonable efforts to include clauses into the contract with this party that will require them to comply with the privacy laws and regulations relevant to that information; this may include, for example, that this party has provided you with a proper information notice and has obtained any necessary consent for us to process that information as described in this Privacy Notice.

We may also collect or obtain personal data from you because we observe or infer that data about you from the way you interact with us or others.

Data we collect and why we use it

The personal data that we collect or obtain may include: identification data (such as name, address (private/work), phone number (private/work), e-mail address (private/work), country of residence, electronic identification data (cookie identifiers, logged data, IP addresses, your browser type and language, your access times,...); personal characteristics (such as age, gender, date of birth, place of birth, civil status, nationality); your financial specifics (such as your bank account number); your personal preferences for our products; lifestyle and social circumstances; family circumstances (for example, your marital status and dependents); employment and education details (for example, the organisation you work for, your job title and your education details); your postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and any other social media applications and services that we provide; details of how you use our products and services; details of how you like to interact with us and other similar information).

The types of personal data that we collect will vary depending on the nature of the services that we provide or how you use our Site, such as:

Commercial relationship performance - As we are a so-called business-to-business (B2B) company, we have no direct commercial relationships with consumers, but we do have commercial relationships with companies in the context of which your personal data may be shared with us. Because we provide a wide range of services, the way we use personal data in relation to these services also varies. For example, we might use your personal data for contact, accounting, invoicing, payments, delivery or hospitality purposes.

Contact us - if you contact us through the Site (via social media, the contact form or by phone), we ask you for information such as your name, address and email address so we can manage and respond to your questions and comments submitted through our Site.

Newsletter / alerts - if you would like to receive updates and announcements regarding our products and services, we ask for your name and email address so we can send you the newsletter/alert

Activities on our Site - if you would like to participate in on the activities on our Site (such as alottery or competition, forums, chats like "Join the conversation", blogs or other (social media) services where you can post your information), we ask for your necessary information to facilitate the participation in these activities or contact you if you have won a price. Importantly, any personal information that you contribute to social media applications can be read, collected and used by other users of the application. We have little or no control over these other users and, therefore, we cannot guarantee that any information that you contribute to any social media application will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

Send content to a friend - you can send certain content to your friends. To do so, we ask you to provide your name and your friend's email address. We use this information to send the content to your friend.

Information we automatically collect from you - if you make use of our Site we automatically collect or obtain personal data from you because we observe or infer that data about you from the way you interact with us or others. We don't use this data to personally identify you. We use this aggregated data to improve your experience when you use our Site (for example to provide you with a more personalised experience and draw your attention to information about our products and services that may be of interest to you) and ensure that it is functioning effectively. For example, we (or our service providers) may use cookies (small text files stored in a user's browser) which may collect personal data. Additional information on how we use cookies can be find below ("Cookies").

Marketing purposes - with your (if necessary free, informed, specific and unambiguous) consent, we use your data for marketing purposes, such as analyzing and maintaining our activities, internal management, forecasts, audits, development of new products, improve our Site, products and services, identify trends, market research, review effectiveness of our marketing campaigns, measure customer satisfaction and improve our customer service.

The legal grounds for processing your data

We are required by law to set out in this Privacy Notice the legal grounds on which we rely in order to process your personal data.

As a result, we use your personal data collected via our Site for the purposes outlined above because: (a) the information is required in order to provide our services to you or our client; (b) of our legitimate interests in the effective delivery of our services to you or our client; (c) of our legitimate interests in the effective and lawful operation of our business so long as such interests are not outweighed by your interests.

Where we are legally required to obtain your explicit consent to provide you with certain marketing materials, we will only provide you with such marketing materials where we have obtained such consent from you. If you do not want to continue receiving any marketing materials from us, you can click on the unsubscribe function in any such communication.

Disclosures

In connection with one or more of the purposes outlined in the "Data we collect and why we use it" section above, we may disclose details about you to other members of the CCEP Group of companies, third parties that provide services to us and/or the CCEP Group of companies that reasonably require access to personal data relating to you for one or more of the purposes outlined in the "Data we collect and why we use it" section above. If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.

Please note that some of the recipients of your personal data referenced above may be based in countries outside of the European Union whose laws may not provide the same level of data protection. In such cases, we will ensure that there are adequate safeguards in place to protect your personal data that comply with our legal obligations. The adequate safeguard might be a data transfer agreement with the recipient based on standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission for transfers of personal data to third countries.

Further details of the transfers described above and the adequate safeguards used by CCEP in respect of such transfers are also available from us by contacting privacy@ccep.com.

In general, we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, request from a regulator or any other legal process served on us.

Cookies

This Site uses Cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser onto your computer or mobile device when you visit this Site.

They are used to provide you with a good experience when you browse this Site and allow us to improve this Site.

 

Type of cookies

The types of cookies used on this Site can be classified into three categories, namely Analytics Cookies, Social Plug-in Content Sharing Cookies and Acceptance Cookies:

 

1. Analytical Cookies

These cookies are used to gather statistics about your visit to this Site in order to improve its performance and design ("web audience measuring"). They collect information about the number of times that you visit this Site, how long a visit takes etc.

The analytical cookies on this Site are provided by a third-party analytics tool provider, namely Google Analytics of Google Inc, and the information obtained through these cookies will be disclosed to or collected directly by this provider. For more information about Google Analytic's cookie practices, please click on this link: Google Analytics.

This table below explains the Google Analytics cookies we use and why we use them:

Cookie

Expiry date

Description and function

_utma

2 years after your last visit

This cookie is used to identify unique visitors by assigning you an unique visitor ID. It keeps track of the number of times you have visited this Site and when your first and last visit occurred.

_utmb

30 minutes after your visit or after 30 minutes of inactivity

This cookie is used to identify a web session and to store information about the session. It helps calculating how long a visit takes by collecting a timestamp of the exact moment in time when you enter this Site. 

_utmc

As soon as you close the browser window

This cookie is used to identify a web session and to store information about the session. It helps calculating how long a visit takes by collecting a timestamp of the exact moment in time when you leave this Site. 

_utmz

6 months from the date that it was set

This cookie is used to store campaign information. It keeps track of where you come from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords were used, and from which location this Site was accessed from.

_utmt

10 minutes after your visit

This cookie is used to throttle the request rate.

 

2. Social Plug-in Content Sharing Cookies

These cookies are used to enable you to share contents you like with your friends by sending an e-mail or by using social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. With respect to social networks, the social plug-ins used on this Site can only be used by members who are logged-in through their browser.

This Social Plug-In Content Sharing Cookies used on this Site are provided by a third party social sharing tool, namely AddThis by Oracle. For more information about AddThis' cookie practices, please click on this link: AddThis.

This table below explains the AddThis cookies we use and why we use them:

Cookie

Expiry date

Description and function

_atuvc

2 years from the date that it was set

 

These cookies are used to enable you to see the correct updated count if you share a page via AddThis.

_atuvs

 

3. Acceptance Cookies

We use a separate cookie for recording your consent with the use of Google Analytics cookies ("cocacolaevp").

 

Cookie management

You can enable, disable and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your device and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.

The ability to enable, disable and/or delete cookies can be completed at browser level. In order to do this, please follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" facility").

Please note that by disabling certain cookies, you may be unable to use specific features of this Site, such as the possibility to share contents with friends by e-mail or on social networks.

 

Acceptance and rejection of Google Analytics cookies

When visiting this Site, you will be asked to accept the use of cookies for gathering statistics about your visit to this Site (i.e. analytical cookies provided by Google Analytics) via the cookie header banner. You can easily accept or reject these cookies by clicking either on "I accept" or "I refuse".

You can easily opt-out and prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics. This can be done by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. Alternatively, you can always adjust the corresponding settings in your browser software to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies.

 

Security of your data and data retention

We employ strict technical and organizational (security) measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage both online and offline.

These measures include:

  • training to relevant staff to ensure they are aware of our privacy obligations when handling personal data;
  • administrative and technical controls to restrict access to personal data on a 'need to know' basis;
  • technological security measures, including fire walls, encryption and anti-virus software;
  • physical security measures, such as staff security badges to access our premises.

Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal data, the transmission of data over the internet (including by e-mail) is never completely secure. We endeavor to protect personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to us or by us.

We will retain your information for a reasonable period, i.e. the longest of the following periods: (i) as long as is necessary for the relevant activity or services; (ii) any retention period that is required by law; or (iii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise in respect of the services.

Your rights

You have several rights concerning the information we held about you. We would like to inform you that you have the right to:

  • obtain confirmation that we are processing your personal data and request a copy of the personal data we hold about you;
  • ask that we update the personal data we hold about you, or correct such personal data that you think is incorrect or incomplete;
  • ask that we delete personal data that we hold about you, or restrict the way in which we use such personal data if you believe that there is no (longer a) lawful ground for us to process it;
  • withdraw consent to our processing of your personal data (to the extent such processing is based on consent);
  • receive a copy of the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit such personal data to another party (to the extent the processing is based on consent or a contract);
  • object to our processing of your personal data for which we use legitimate interest as a legal basis, in which case we will cease the processing unless we have compelling legitimate grounds for the processing.

In order to exercise any of your rights, you can send us a request, indicating the right you wish to exercise to the following email address: dsrrprivacy@cokecce.com.

You may also use these contact details if you wish to make a complaint to us relating to your privacy.

If you are unhappy with the way we have handled your personal data or any privacy query or request that you have raised with us, you have a right to complain to the Data Protection Authority ("DPA") in your jurisdiction. If you would like to be directed to the appropriate DPA, please contact us.

How to contact us?

If you have any questions about this site or our Privacy Notice, including cookie policy or, you can e-mail us at privacy@ccep.com. You can also contact us through one of the mailing addresses found on the 'Contact Us' page of the Site https://www.ccep.com/contact.

Data Protection Officer contact: privacy@ccep.com

Changes to this policy

We may modify or amend this Privacy Notice from time to time. Any changes we may make to our Privacy Notice in the future will be posted on this page. To let you know when we make changes to this Privacy Notice, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. The new modified or amended Privacy Notice will apply from that revision date. Please check back periodically to see changes and additions.

 

 

 

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