Cookie policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

When you visit we will ask for your consent to use cookies that are not necessary for the website’s functioning.

There are different types of cookies:

a) Strictly necessary cookies – always active
These cookies are necessary for the functioning of the website and cannot be turned off. They are set in response to your actions that amount to a request for services, such as changing your privacy settings, signing in, or filling out forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will not then work

b) Functional cookies
These cookies enable the website to provide a more personalized and enhanced browsing experience. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our page. If you do not accept these cookies, some or all services may not function properly.

c) Analytics
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our websites, and will not be able to monitor their performance.

Before obtaining your consent, we will inform you of the purpose of the cookies that belong to different categories, and you can read more about the names of different types of cookies and their duration in this Policy, Chapter III.

Data Controller for data collected on is:

Podravka d.d.
Ante Starčevića 32
HR – 48000 Koprivnica
Tel.  048/653-077
Fax 048/653-088
Mob. 099/6651-783

You can reach the Data Protection Officer by e-mail:

Read more below to find out more about how cookies are used.

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-id cookies) and/or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in some cases – we use these to store your preferences and settings on your device and to improve your experience. For example, storing your personal preferences in cookies so that you do not have to re-enter them over and over again. Also, 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 authenticated services, for the duration of a browsing session – we use these cookies to authenticate you. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log in again on each page. You can also store your login credentials so that you do not have to go through the login process every time you return to the website;

3) User-centric security cookies, used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited

time – we use these cookies to process information for security purposes and to detect fraud and abuse;

4) Multimedia content player session cookies, such as flash player cookies, for the

duration of a session;

5) Load balancing session cookies, for the duration of the session –  we use these cookies to remember information you give us, and we store such data in a cookie to remember it;

6) Persistent UI customization cookies, for the duration of a session (or slightly longer) – we use these cookies to record your experience preferences or  feedback on the website;

7) Third-party social plug-in content sharing cookies, for logged-in members of a social network – some of our websites contain social media cookies, including cookies that allow logged-in social network users to share content via that network. We use content sharing cookies on websites that allow you to log in and register using a social media account and when you share the website content on social networks (e.g. by using the Like button). The impact on your privacy will vary depending on the social networks you use and your privacy settings on social media. You can find out how to manage these cookies on the relevant social media website.

In addition to these cookies, we also use:

1. Social plug-in tracking cookies;

2. Product and service development and improvement cookies (third-party advertising cookies) – we use cookies to collect information about your online activities and identify your interests so that we can show you ads that are more likely to be of interest to you. You can also opt out of receiving interest-based ads, as described in our Privacy Policy. We also use cookies to track, for example, how many visitors have clicked on an ad and which ads you have seen so that you are not shown the same ones over and over again.

3. Functional cookies (analytics (statistical) cookies) – we use first- and third-party cookies and other identifiers to collect usage and performance data, for example: to count unique visitors accessing a website or service and to create other statistics about our website and product performance or to learn more about the performance of our products in order to improve them (for example, we use cookies to collect data that contribute to optimal load distribution). This allows our websites to work properly.

Podravka does not have full control over the processing of personal data carried out by third parties.

Podravka does not use cookies for any purposes other than those described in our Privacy Policy and this Policy.

Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited. 

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience.. 

You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended. 

Name, duration and purpose of cookies

More information can be found at the following link

Do we use other cookies?

Some of our pages or subsites may use additional and/or different cookies than the ones described above. For example:

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

– companies that deliver content, like videos or news or ads, set their own cookies on our websites. These companies use the data they process in accordance with their Data Protection Policies, that may allow them to collect and combine information about your activities from various websites, apps, or online services.

You will be informed as soon as they appear at which time we will ask you for your consent, if not already obtained, to store these cookies as well.

The list of service providers who may place cookies on our website can be found in the Annex.

Which cookies are used by Google LLC and its affiliates?

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

Google services are:

– Google apps, sites and devices such as Search, YouTube and Google Home
– Platforms like the Chrome browser and Android operating system
– Products that are integrated into third-party apps and sites, like ads, analytics, and embedded Google Maps.

Using cookies for Analytics

Google Analytics is an analytical tool that helps site and app owners understand how their visitors engage with their sites and apps. It can use a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics without revealing the identity of individual users to Google.  The main cookie used by Google Analytic is “_ga”.  In addition to reporting site usage statistics, Google Analytics can also be used, together with some of the advertising cookies described above, in order to display more relevant ads on Google services (like Google Search) and on the web, and to measure interactions with the ads we display.

Learn more  on

Export and delete data collected using cookies on Google services

You can export a copy of your information or delete it from your Google Account at any time.

You can export a copy of content in your Google Account for backup purposes or use it with a service outside of Google.

To delete your information, you can:
• Delete your content from specific Google services;
• Search for and then delete specific items from your account using My Activity;
• Delete specific Google products, including your information associated with those products;
• Delete your entire Google Account

If you need additional help with your Google Account, please contact your administrator.
Podravka has no control over how you use and set up your Google Account and web browser.
If you have additional questions or doubts, you can contact Google and their privacy protection office, or you can contact the Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency.

How can you manage cookies?

You can manage your cookie preferences at any time, which means that you can choose a different category of cookies each time you visit  or delete them. Please note that you cannot change your preferences and settings for essential cookies since the website cannot function them, especially not at the level that all our users (data subjects) expect.
As the Data Controller for the website we have provided you with the option to manage your cookie preferences via a pop-up window.

You can also change your preferences at any time in the settings of your browser 

You can delete all cookies that are already stored on your computer, and you can set most browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device. If you block cookies, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site, while some services and functionalities may not work properly.

More information on disabling cookies

There are several websites with information on how to disable cookies for various services.
You can find out more at the following websites:

In addition to the above, the following websites can be very useful too:
• European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EU)
• Internet Advertising Bureau (US)
• Internet Advertising Bureau (EU)
There are several websites with information on how to disable cookies for various services.
You can find out more at the following websites:

In addition to the above, the following websites can be very useful too:
• 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
• Opera Mobile

Redefining and resetting cookie preferences 

You can decide to redefine and reset your cookie preferences each time you visit our website and you can delete and/or change cookies at any moment.
Podravka reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time.
In the event of changes to the cookies specified in this Policy or if new cookies are introduced thereto, Podravka modify this Policy and Pravila and seek, if necessary, a new consent from the data subject, all within 7 days from the occurrence of events leading to policy amendments.
You can reach our Data Protection Officer at