Mars cookie notice
In this notice you will find information on cookies, what we do with cookies, what cookies may be set when you visit a Mars website and how to reject or delete those cookies.
What are cookies?
Different types of cookies used by us
The cookies used by us are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality, and Targeting.
'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, shopping baskets and online billing. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet. We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to
Cookies we have defined as 'Strictly Necessary' cookies will NOT be used to
The 'Strictly Necessary' cookies we use on our website are listed and explained in our Privacy Preference Centre, available via the ‘Cookie Settings’ tab on our websites.
'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don't collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is. We use performance cookies to
Cookies we have defined as 'Performance' cookies will NOT be used to
The 'Performance' cookies we use on our website are listed and explained in our Privacy Preference Centre, available via the ‘Cookie Settings’ tab on our websites.
'Functional' cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit. We use 'Functionality' cookies to
Cookies defined as 'Functionality' will NOT be used to
The 'Functional' cookies we use on our website are listed and explained in our Privacy Preference Centre, available via the ‘Cookie Settings’ tab on our websites.
'Targeting' cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website. We use 'Targeting' cookies to
The 'Targeting' cookies we use on our website are listed and explained in our Privacy Preference Centre, available via the ‘Cookie Settings’ tab on our websites
What are Web beacons and how do we use them?
Some of our Web pages and e-mail updates may contain electronic images called Web beacons, sometimes known as one pixel GIFs, clear GIFs or pixel tags. On Web sites, these allow us to count visitors who have viewed our pages. In promotional e-mail messages/newsletters they allow us to count how many subscribers have read them. Web beacons allow us to develop statistical information about the activities and features that most interest our consumers for the purpose of providing more personalized content. They are not used to access personally identifiable information without your consent.
What if you don´t want cookies?
For all other than Strictly Necessary cookies, you can manage your consent in our Privacy Preference Centre, available via the ‘Cookie Settings’ tab on our websites. However, not consenting to some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.
In addition, if you don't want cookies, you can set your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or turn off all cookies through your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer or Firefox). Check your browser HELP menu to learn the correct way to change or update your cookies.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of Mars websites.
Last reviewed: August 2020