Cookie policy

On this website, Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. (“Ahold Delhaize”) makes use of cookies. As we want to ensure your privacy and improve the user-friendliness of your visit(s) to our website, we feel it is important that you know how and why we use cookies. We will try to give you as much information as possible on the use of cookies by Ahold Delhaize below.


Who is responsible for the processing of your data?

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V., located at the Provincialeweg 11, 1506 MA in Zaandam, is responsible for the processing of data as described in this cookie policy.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small and simple text files that are stored by your computer or mobile device when you use one of our websites or apps. Nearly all existing websites make use of cookies.

By using cookies we can, e.g., make sure that:

  • Surfing our website becomes easier;
  • When visiting our website, you will not receive the same information repeatedly;
  • We can measure how our website is being used and how to further improve it. 


Your options

We can only place cookies if you have given us permission in advance and the same goes for the application of other technology for social media purposes for which your permission is legally required. It is your choice to either accept or refuse the cookies and there is always the option to revoke your permission to place cookies.

If you do not want to receive cookies at all, you can adjust the settings of your Internet browser to fully block the use of cookies. In this case, some functionalities will be deactivated. You can, however, consult the website for information. You can also adjust the settings of your Internet browser to be informed by your browser when a cookie is placed.


Third party cookies

Our website also allow the placement of third party cookies. In the event that other companies use cookies, the privacy and cookie policies of the relevant company apply.


Which cookies do we use?

You can read more about the cookies used by and via our website and apps below, including their purpose.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies ensure that our website functions correctly. Examples include the saving of browser settings and load bearing of our website.

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Analytical cookies

We use Google Analytics cookies to collect statistics of the use(rs) of our website. By measuring the use of (specific parts of) the website, we can improve our website for the benefit of the users.

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Browser settings

If you do not want websites to store cookies on your computer you must adjust your browser settings. You will then be given a warning before cookies are placed. You could also adjust your settings to the extent that your browser refuses all cookies or only those from third parties. You can delete cookies that have been placed. Please note that you have to adjust the settings for each browser and computer you use.

Please note as well that we cannot guarantee that our website will function properly if you do not want to accept cookies. It could be that some functions of the site are lost or that you will not see certain websites at all. In addition, rejecting cookies does not mean that you will not be shown any ads. It merely means that the ads are no longer attuned to your interests and will be repeated more often.

How to adjust these settings differs per browser. Click on one of the below icons to proceed directly to the manual of your browser or, if necessary, consult your browser's help function.

If you want to deactivate the cookies of specific parties, you can do so via


Deleting cookies

Deleting cookies in Internet Explorer

Go to the menu Extra > Internet options > General. Under Browsing History, click on Delete. It could be that you do not want to delete everything. Just make sure that the Cookies box is ticked and click on Delete.

Deleting cookies in Firefox

Go to Extra > Options > Privacy. Click on Delete your recent history. Under Details you can indicate exactly what you want to delete. In any case tick the Cookies box. You can also indicate how old the cookies should be. Then click on 'All'.

Deleting cookies in Chrome

Click on the icon with the 3 lines in the top right corner. Click on More tools > Clear browsing data. Make sure that the 'Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data' box is ticked. You can also indicate how old the cookies should be. Then click on 'All'.

Deleting cookies in Safari

Click on the radar icon in the top right corner. Click on Preferences, go to 'Privacy' and click on 'Remove All Website Data'. You can also click on 'Details' and remove selected data.


The privacy policy of Ahold Delhaize

In our privacy policy you will find more information on how Ahold Delhaize uses your personal data.


Final comments

We will adjust our statements when our website, or the cookie regulations, change. You can consult the most recent version of this cookie policy by clicking the link to the cookie policy of Ahold Delhaize at the bottom of each page.



Do you have a question or complaint about the use of cookies by Ahold Delhaize, or would you like to respond to our cookie policy? Please contact Ahold Delhaize via our contact information which you can find here:


This cookie policy was last changed on November 14, 2016.