In this section
Our Sustainability Plan
Annual Report 2016
We use a feature of your internet browser called a 'cookie' on
the Sainsbury's website. We do not use 'cookies' to retrieve
personal information about you from your computer. We will only
gain such information if you have knowingly and willingly provided
such information to us.
At Sainsbury's our vision is "to be the most trusted retailer
where people love to work and shop". We value our customers and
understand how important it is to treat the data we capture
correctly. We consider this information a vital part of our
business, so we can bring you great quality and service at fair
prices. We do not, nor will we ever sell, rent or loan any data to
3rd parties that identifies you without your consent. For further
We hope that after you have read our policy you will have
sufficient details about the 'cookies' used on the Sainsbury's
website to be reassured that we use them responsibly.
By navigating around the Sainsbury's website we will assume you
are happy with 'cookies' being set by us to improve your experience
at Sainsbury's online. The cookies enable us and selected suppliers
to show you products that we believe you will be interested in.
A 'cookie' is a very small piece of information in the form of a
text file placed on your computer hard drive by lots of the
websites that you visit. 'Cookies' allow us to help you get the
best out of your visit to the website and improve your user
experience, for instance by remembering that you have visited
before. They can also be used to make sure that the advertising you
see is relevant to you.
For further information about 'cookies' please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
In this policy we have used the following categories of
This categorisation has been defined by The International
Chamber Of Commerce (UK).
Our 'cookies' are used to store basic information, like your
user identification. They do not store password or credit card
Strictly Necessary cookies
'Cookies' are set to help support the structure of the pages that
are displayed to you. These help the website to function and
enhance the look and feel of the website. They also help to improve
navigation around our website and allow you to return to pages you
have previously visited. This type of 'cookie' only lasts for the
duration of the time you are visiting the website. When you leave
the website they are deleted automatically.
'Cookies' are used to provide aggregated statistics on visitors to
our websites and their browsing behaviour. This enables us to order
the site to make customers' journeys easier, and if necessary make
improvements. The data is aggregated and anonymised, which means we
cannot identify you as an individual. We use a number of tools to
carry out analytical functions on our site including, Google
and here http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy
We use 'cookies' to make accessing the website more convenient, so
you don't need to remember your username / email address. This
information will allow us to welcome you by name, and over time to
personalise our website content to reflect your preferences. For
security reasons, you will still need to enter your password.
Our 'cookie' will remain on your hard drive until you choose to
clear it. If you choose to do this, you will need to enter your
details each time you visit the site It is possible for you to view
our website without providing any personal information but you will
need to register your details so we can process any online order
you may make. An advantage of registering is that we will be able
to contact you about special offers from which you can benefit.
Targeting cookies i.e. Third Party Cookies and Cookies
used for Advertising
Sainsbury's may set 'cookies' on your computer and allow carefully
selected third parties to do the same while you are browsing our
site. These will collect information about your browsing habits and
allow us to show you adverts while you are browsing our site and
other sites on the internet.
'Cookies' are used to help us understand the performance of our
marketing activity and improve the relevance of the adverts that
you see. We use these 'cookies' to display products and services
that we think will interest you, both on our website and on other
websites across the internet.
Should you wish to disable your 'cookies' from your web browser
please see Cookie Maintenance.
You can set your browser to accept or reject all specific
'cookies'. You can also set your browser to alert you each time a
'cookie' is presented to your computer. You can delete 'cookies'
that have been stored on your computer but remember, if you
prevent us from placing 'cookies' on your computer during your
visit, or you subsequently delete a 'cookie' that has been placed,
it will not be possible for you to use our website
By disabling your 'cookies' from the browser settings, you will
be restricting the 'cookies' that Sainsbury's uses to manage its
website and this will have an impact on how the website will
function. This will apply to all websites once 'cookies' are
disabled via your browser settings and not only Sainsbury's
If you would like to restrict or block 'cookies' that are set by
us and other websites, you can do this through your web browser
settings. Instructions for how to do this for the four most used
web browsers are below. For other web browsers, please use the Help
function on your browser for details on how to do this. For
information on how to restrict or block 'cookies' on your mobile
phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Internet Explorer 7.0+
Google Chrome 8.0+
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