1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data, a text file with anonymous information that includes a unique user identification and website name. Tracking technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts may be used for analyzing trends.

2. Why use Cookies?

The use of cookies offers an improved online experience by storing your data anonymously. This can take the form of either a ‘session cookie’ that remembers you for a single visit or a ‘persistent cookie’ for multiple visits.

Certain types of cookies are necessary for a website to function effectively. These are called’ essential’ cookies, while those that optimise a website are termed ‘non-essential’ cookies.

3. What do Cookies do?

A cookie allows easy navigation between pages on a website by learning your preferences. Many cookies are also used to display advertising content more relevant to you, based on website activity and approximate location.

When cookies are not used a website will view you as a new visitor each time you visit. This can slow down your online experience, leading to issues such as your login details being requested repeatedly, and items added to your basket being lost.

Cookies provided by a website you view are termed ‘first party’ cookies, while cookies from sites displaying content on another website are known as ‘third party’ cookies.

4. What type of Cookies do Office Depot Europe use?

Essential Cookies

These cookies do not track your internet browsing. They are needed to allow full access to the website and its vital features, such as secure checkouts or remembering items in your shopping basket

Performance Cookies

We use performance cookies to improve how the website functions. These allow us to better understand customer behaviour online, and enable us to optimise your browsing experience through anonymous statistical data. This includes figures such as the most visited website pages, and also allows errors to be identified.

Functional Cookies

To offer you a more tailored online experience, these cookies allow the website to learn your preferences for areas where customisation is available, speeding up your browsing. Functionality cookie data may be anonymous and will only track browsing activity on our website.

Targeting or behavioural Cookies

These cookies enable contents to be displayed that are more relevant to you and your interests, and control the number of times you will see these. They record your visit to the website, and may share this information with multiple organisations, however this information will not allow you to be identified personally.

5. How Do I Manage My Cookie Settings?

You have the option of agreeing to the use of cookies that will enable you to use all functions of the Site without restrictions when visiting our Site. Cookies that are essential, also known as “strictly necessary” cookies, enable features without which you would not be able to use the website as intended. The rejection of other cookies may not impact your user experience and functionality while using the Site.

Your internet browser may offer options for controlling cookies and settings can be changed to accept, reject all, or block selected cookies. You can also change your browser settings to notify you whenever a cookie is offered. Information on how to do this for popular web browsers can be found here

Please be aware: Your shopping or browsing experience could be seriously compromised by blocking or deleting cookies

Useful Links

  • www.aboutcookies.org
  • www.allaboutcookies.org
  • www.youronlinechoices.eu

6. Changes to this Cookie Notice

We may change our Cookie Notice from time to time, to keep it updated or to comply with legal, business or technical requirements. Any changes to this Notice will become effective when the updated version is available on or through the Website.

7. Contact us

Any further questions on how we use cookies and similar technologies on our Website? Do not hesitate to contact us by sending an email to dpo@officedepot.eu or by writing to us at the address mentioned in our Privacy Notice.