Privacy and cookie policy

Barry Callebaut considers privacy an important issue. This privacy and cookie policy outlines the types of personal data we gather when you use this site and/or any pages thereof (the ‘Site’). These principles apply to personally identifying data such as your name, physical address, e-mail address or other contact details that you may provide by using the Site or we ask for.

  • Browsing of the Site and most other offerings do not require any personally identifying data.
  • Barry Callebaut may collect some non-personally identifying data your browser makes available whenever you visit a website such as the Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your visit. We use this data to better understand users’ behaviour and to further improve our offerings.
  • In case we collect or in case require you to provide personally identifying data such as connected to the registration with a service offered on the Site, we will use and process such data limited to the purpose which is obvious based on the circumstances or limited to the purpose we disclose when collecting the data. In addition data obtained via this Site may be processed by Barry Callebaut for purposes as business prospecting and promotion of its products or services. In case we intend to use the data for further purposes, we will inform you accordingly.
  • Upon your first visit to the Site, a cookie is sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A "cookie" is a small file that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to improve the quality of our offerings and to better understand how people use our sites. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features or services on the Site may not function properly without cookies.
  • We may share aggregated data with others. Examples of this include user trends or the number of users who accessed a particular part of the Site. This aggregated data does not include any personally identifying data.
  • We do not share in any form personally identifying data with other companies or individuals, unless we have your express consent, we are obliged to do so by law or if it is subject to an agreement that obliges the parties to process such data only on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy as well as appropriate confidentiality and security measures. In case you have registered for an account, we may share the data submitted ?? among all of our services as well as distributors and channel partners to the extent necessary to provide you with a seamless experience and to improve the quality of our offerings.
  • Permission is given that we may store and process personal data collected on our site in any country in which Barry Callebaut or our hosting providers maintain facilities. By using the Site, you consent to the transfer and the making available of your data among these facilities which may involve any trans-border transfer of your data.
  • We take appropriate security measures to protect personal data against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. In addition, we restrict access to your personally identifying data to Barry Callebaut employees who need to know that data in order to fulfill your request or supply our offerings.
  • In compliance with Swiss Data Protection law, you have the right to know which of your personal data is processed and to object to your personal data being used. However, we may not be in a position to provide all services offered on the Site without receiving your personal data. You are also entitled to examine the personal data relating to you and, if necessary, have the data corrected.
  • For job applications we provide a specific privacy policy  on the respective Barry Callebaut career webpage.
  • As far as this privacy and cookie policy does not address a question, the legal information  contained on this website becomes applicable.