Cookie policy Leaf

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or mobile phone when you visit a website. The website uses cookies to save information about your activities and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a certain period, so that you do not have to enter them again when you return to or browse through the website.

When you visit, we will request your consent to the use of cookies that are not necessary for the operation of the site.

We have divided cookies into: 

a) Strictly Necessary Cookies (always enabled)
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be turned off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will not work then.

b) Functional cookies
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of such services may not function properly

c) Analytics
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources in order to measure and improve the performance of our web site. They help us find out which web pages are the most and least popular and how visitors move around the site. All data these cookies collect are aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our web pages and will not be able to monitor their performance.

Prior to requesting your consent, we will inform you about the purposes of cookies in each category. You can also learn more about their names and duration in Chapter III of this Policy.

Data controller for is:

Podravka d.d.
Ante Starčevića 32
HR – 48000 Koprivnica
tel.  048/653-077
fax. 048/653-088
mob. 099/6651-783

You can contact the Data Protection Officer by e-mail at:

For more details on how we use cookies, see below.

How do we use cookies? uses cookies and similar technologies for several purposes, depending on the context or product, including:

1)user input cookies — session and/or persistent cookies limited to a few hours — we use them to store your preferences and settings on your device and to improve your user experience; e.g. you do not have to set preferences each time you visit the website. If you opt out of interest-based ads, we store your opt-out choices in a cookie on your device;

2)authentication cookies, used for authentication services, for the duration of a session — we use them to verify visitor identity; this cookie allows you to navigate from page to page without having to log in again on each page. You can also save your log-in details so you do not have to log in every time you return to the website;

3)user centric security cookies, used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited duration — we use them to process information that allows us security and to identify fraud and abuse;

4)multimedia content player session cookies, such as flash player cookies, for the duration of the session;

5)cookies that enable uploading, for the duration of the session — we use them to store information you provide;

6)user interface customization cookies, for the duration of a session (or a little longer) — we use them to enable you to provide feedback on the website;

7)third-party cookies for sharing social network plugins for registered social network members — some of our websites contain social media cookies, including those that allow users logged in to a social network to share content via that network. This happens on websites that allow you to log in and register via your social network account and if you share the content of a website on social networks (e.g. via the “like” button). The impact on your privacy will vary depending on the social network and on the privacy settings you have chosen for them. You can learn more on how to manage these cookies at their websites.

In addition to the above cookies, we also use:

1. social network plugin cookies designed for tracking;

2. cookies designed for the development and improvement of products and services (third party advertising cookies) — to collect information about your online activity and to identify your interests so that we can show you ads best tailored to your interests. You can opt-out of interest-based ads, as described in our Privacy Policy. We also use cookies to record, for example, how many visitors have clicked on an ad and which ads you have seen so that they are not shown to you any more.

3. functional cookies (analytical (statistical) cookies) — we use first and third party cookies and other identifiers to collect usage and performance data; for example, we can use them to count unique visitors to a website or service, to develop other statistics about the functioning of our websites and products, or to learn about the performance of our products in order to improve them (for example, to collect data that helps to spread the load). This allows our websites to function.

Podravka cannot fully influence processing of personal data by third parties.

Podravka does not use cookies for any purpose other than as described in its Privacy Policy and this Policy.

In addition, it is important to note that some videos embedded in our websites use a cookie to collect statistics anonymously about how you landed on the website and the videos you visited.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website, but it will give you a better browsing experience. 

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website, but it will give you a better browsing experience. 

Name, duration and purpose of cookies 

Find out more at this link

Do we use other cookies, too?

Some of our pages or subpages may use additional and/or different cookies than those mentioned and described above. Example:

-companies we hire to provide services on our behalf, such as website analytics, set cookies when you visit our websites,

-companies delivering content on our websites, such as videos, news or ads, set their own cookies. These companies use the data they process in accordance with their data protection policies, which can enable these companies to collect and compile information about your activities from multiple websites, apps or web services,

Details about them will be provided to you at the moment they appear and we will request your consent at that moment in order to store these cookies as well, unless you have already given it.

A list of service providers who can set cookies on our website can be found in the Attachment.

What cookies are used by Google LLC and its affiliates?

Podravka uses certain Google services on the basis of which Google LLC, via cookies, collects certain personal data (hereinafter: Google). 

By Google services we mean:

– Google apps, sites and devices such as search, YouTube and Google Home 
– platforms such as Chrome browser and Android operating system
– products embedded into third-party apps and sites such as Ads, Analytics and built-in Google Maps.

Use of cookies for “Analytics”

Google Analytics is a tool that gives website owners insights into how their users interact with the resources they offer. It may use certain cookies to collect data and share website usage statistics without obtaining information that would make individual users personally identifiable to Google. The main Google Analytics cookie is “_ga”. In addition to sharing usage statistics, the Google Analytics may, along with some of the advertising cookies described above, also help to deliver more relevant ads within Google products such as Google Search and across the web and measure interaction with such ads. 

Find out more at

Export and delete data collected through cookies when using Google services

You can export a copy of your data or delete them from your Google account at any time.

If you wish, you can export a copy of the content from your Google account to back it up or use it on a service outside of Google.

To delete your data, you can:
• delete content from certain Google services
• search for and then delete certain items from your account via My Activities page
• delete certain Google products, including data related to them
• delete the entire Google Account.

If you need help with your Google account, please contact your administrator.
Podravka cannot influence how you use and set up your Google account and web browser.
If you have any further questions, you can contact Google and their privacy office or the Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency (AZOP).

How do I manage cookies?

You can manage cookies at any time which means that at each visit to you can choose another category of cookies or delete them. Please note that you cannot control the strictly necessary cookies since without them the website cannot function, especially at the level that all our users (data subjects) expect. 
As the controller for the website we have enabled this for you through a pop-up window.

You can change your choices at any time by using your browser settings

You can delete all cookies already stored on your computer and the settings of most browsers allow you to block the storage of cookies. If you block cookies, you may have to manually adjust some preferences each time you visit a site and certain services and functions may not be available.

Additional information on turning-off cookies

There are currently several websites where you can disable cookies for specific services.
More info at:

In addition to the above, the following websites can be useful:
European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EU)
Internet Advertising Bureau (US)
Internet Advertising Bureau (EU)
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Safari (Desktop)
Safari (Mobile)
Android Browser
Opera Mobile

Resetting cookies

At each visit to our website, you can reset cookies and delete and/or modify them at any time.
Podravka reserves the right to modify this Policy from time to time.
In the case of changes to cookies specified in this Policy or the introduction of new ones, Podravka will amend this Policy and, if necessary, request a new consent from data subjects no later than 7 days after the occurrence of the circumstances that have led to the modification of this Policy.
You can contact our Data Protection Officer at