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Lotus Bakeries North America Inc collects data to provide you a better browsing experience, to optimize our services and to offer you relevant products and/or services that connect to your interests. This data may come in the form of cookies of pixels. Below we will explain how these cookies work and how you can configure them.

What is a cookie?
Every time you visit the  website, you will be prompted to accept or refuse cookies. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer through a website. Cookies typically contain information about your actions on the website: preferences you may have selected, pages you have visited...

Why does Lotus Bakeries North America Inc use cookies?
Lotus Bakeries North America Inc uses cookies primarily to optimize your user experience and to improve the performance of our website. We also use cookies to tailor our website content to your personal needs and preferences. The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as user name, language, etc.) for a certain period of time.  That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit.

In addition, we use cookies to map your browsing behavior (e.g. how you found our website or your browsing time on our website). Statistical data allow us to make improvements to our website if necessary and to meet your needs and preferences and those of other website users.

How long are cookies stored in my browser? 

  • Temporary cookies or session cookies are saved to your browser temporarily. This means that this type of cookies will be deleted once you exit your browser session.
  • Permanent cookies will remain stored on your computer or mobile device, even if you close your browser. Permanent cookies allow us to recognize you when you revisit our website in the future. Permanent cookies will remain stored on your device until they expire, until a new cookie is installed, or until you remove them via the settings of your browser or mobile device.

What type of cookies does Lotus Bakeries North America Inc use? 
The cookies on our website are categorized according to their use (functional cookies, statistics cookies). Generally speaking, we distinguish between two types of cookies:

  • First-party cookies are placed and used by Lotus Bakeries North America Inc. They enable us to optimize the quality of our services based on your browsing behavior on our websites.
  • Third-party cookies are created and used by third-party partners. These cookies provide you with a better browsing experience and change your experience based on your browsing behavior on our website.

Functional cookies
Functional cookies are essential to ensure that our website functions correctly. They also allow us to improve the performance of our website.

Cookie name Placed by Descriptions Experation
_gat_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx Google This cookie is placed by google to throttle the request rate on the website. Limitin gthe collection of data in high traffic sites if those paramaters are met. It is placed via Google Tag Manager. The UA code of that Tag Manager account is included in the cookie name. 10 minutes
bear_consent Bearsnacks This cookie is placed after the user selects an option and verifies it by accepting the cookie banner statement. The value of this cookie determines what other cookies are placed via Google Tag Manager. Making sure the website only places certain 1 year
NID Google This cookie stores an unique value that corresponds with the preferences google users who are logged in have chosen. This includes settings like the preferred language, how many search results are shown or if the users has enabled the Google SafeSearch-Filter.  6 months

Statistic cookies

Cookie name

Placed by

Descriptions

Expiration

_ga

Google

This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

2 years

_gid Google This cookie is placed to destinquish users on the website.  24 hours
_hjid Hotjar This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. 1 year
_hjincludedinsample Hotjar It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample. session

Marketing cookies 
These cookies are used to create a profile from users that visit our websites. The collected information is used to show you interesting advertisements on other websites that use Advertising Networks. 

Cookie name

Placed by

Despriptions

expiration

IDE DoubleClick (Google) This cookie is placed by doubleclick to track the user across the web. If the user visits a website that is part of the Google advertising network it can be used to show more relevant advertisement to the user. 1 year
_gcl_au DoubleClick (Google) This cookie tracks ad clicks by the user and stores it in this cookie. This information is used to check if conversion (desirable actions on websites) can be attributed to advertisement.  2 months
1P_JAR Google These cookies are used by Google to display personalized advertisements on Google sites, based on recent searches and previous interactions. 1 month

HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, DV

Google

HSID, SSID, APISID and SAPISID cookies enable Google to collect user information for videos hosted by YouTube or other Google products.

2 years

We use these cookies to collect information about the use of our website. They are used to record the performance and loading times of the website and specific pages.

How to contact us? 
If you have any questions on our use of cookies, you can contact Lotus Bakeries North America Inc via the information below:

  • Email: drp.corporate@lotusbakeries.com 
  • address: Lotus Bakeries North America Inc, PO box 26129 San Francisco, CA 94126 USA

Changes to our policy
This cookie policy supersedes all previous versions and is valid November 2020. We reserve the right to make changes to and/or update this policy.