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Effective Date: 15/05/2023

Welcome to the Ocado Group Careers Website Cookies Policy.

This Cookies Policy explains how the Ocado Group Plc (“Ocado Group”, “we”, “us”) uses cookies on our websites www.careers.ocadogroup.com and www.jobs.ocadogroup.com.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are saved to your device when you use our website. When you use our website, we use our own and third-party cookies and similar technologies (such as pixels, tags and tracking URLs). This enables us to improve our website, personalise and deliver a better customer experience and, where appropriate, serve you relevant advertisements. All these technologies are together referred to in this Cookie Policy as 'cookies'.

Managing and disabling cookies

You may refuse the use of non-essential cookies, by selecting the relevant settings using our cookie control tool when accessing our website. Please note, strictly necessary cookies will always be set as they are essential for our website to operate. If you wish to manage your cookie preferences or otherwise withdraw your consent, you can do so from Cookie settings on our website footer

Our cookie control tool is provided by OneTrust.


Types of cookies used

We use “persistent” cookies as well as “session” cookies. A persistent cookie is stored on your device and is not automatically deleted when you close your browser and will remain for a period of time set for that cookie. A session cookie, on the other hand, is allocated only for the duration of your visit to our website and automatically expires when you close your browser.

We use the following types of cookies on our website for the following purposes:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are required to enable core functionalities of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like remembering your login details or your language, cannot be provided. If you disable these cookies via your browser settings certain parts of the website will not function for you.

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 then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Analytical/Performance cookies and Third-party cookies

These cookies help us improve or optimise the experience we provide. They allow us to measure how visitors interact with the website (for example what is clicked on the page and for how long users stay on the page). We use this information to improve the user experience and performance of the website. We use third-party web analytics software on our websites and apps (such as Google Analytics), further information about these partners can be found here.

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and any external advertising more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose, so that when you are on another website or app, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website. We may also show you advertising on our website based on your browsing patterns on other websites that we have obtained from our advertising partners. You can obtain more information about our partners here.


Third-party cookies

Some of the above cookies are not fully controlled by us. You should review the privacy and cookie policies of these parties to find out how they use cookies and the information they collect through cookies. You also have the option to disable all third-party cookies via your browser settings. [When you withdraw consent for cookies, please make sure that you refresh the page or browse to a different page on our website, to ensure that the cookies are removed from your browser.]

In case you provide us with your consent we will use Google Analytics (provided in Google LLC) in order to perform statistical analysis and receive data with regard to our website’s visits and use. 

In this context we use a technical data protection measure (privacy by design) the functionality “__aonymizelp ()” provided by Google, in order to conceal the IP address of the user. However, the data are still considered personal data as they are not anonymized and Google may use such data (you may read more here).

If you wish to opt-out of tracking by Google Analytics across all websites you can do so here and to opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads in general please go here or Google Analytics' currently available opt-outs for the web.

If you wish to opt out of targeting and interest-based advertising, you may visit the following websites for more information on how to do this: www.networkadvertising.org/choices or www.aboutads.info/choices.

As of the date of this Cookie Policy, these instructions are available for commonly used browsers through the following links:

If you use Microsoft Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

If you use Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

If you use Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21447?locale=en_US

If you use Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

If you use Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en

If you use different devices, make sure you configure the settings of the corresponding browser according to your preferences.

Legal basis for the processing of your personal data

We process your personal data collected via cookies when and as permitted by applicable law, i.e., in cases where we have a legal basis for their processing. Depending on the case, we process your personal data based on the following legal bases: 

  • You have provided your consent to enable installation and use of certain cookies. 

  • The processing via strictly necessary cookies for which you consent is not required is necessary in order to provide you with a service via the website, i.e., in order for you to be able to submit an application to work with us, as well as for the legitimate interests of Ocado which is the effective operation of the website. 

Your rights

Subject to the conditions provided by the applicable legislation, you have specific rights in relation to the protection of your personal data. For more information on your rights and how to exercise them you can visit the Privacy Notice regarding the processing of personal data via our website. 

Further information about cookies

To find out more about cookies please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org or see www.youronlinechoices.eu which contains further information about behavioural advertising and online privacy.