Cookie Policy

Effective 1 September 2019

Our Cookie Policy


This page describes what cookies are, how we use them and why we sometimes need to store them on your computer. It also covers how you can prevent cookies from being saved to your computer, however, this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality. The information collected in this way is used strictly for statistical and personalisation purposes as it helps Shoprite understand which areas of our sites are of particular interest to our customers and also which pages are not being requested. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.


What Are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve the way you use Shoprite’s websites. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, however, you can change your browser’s settings to prevent this. Please note that if you choose not to receive cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of Shoprite’s websites.
 
How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons. There are no industry standard options for disabling them without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is strongly recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure if you need them to take full advantage of this or other websites.
 
Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser’s respective Help section on how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality and features of this and many other websites. Disabling cookies will usually result in disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
 
The Cookies We Set

This site offers communications services and use cookies to remember if you are already registered. When you submit data through a form, for example, cookies may be set to remember certain details for future correspondence with you. In order to provide you with a great customer experience or remember certain preferences, we use cookies to call this information up when relevant.
 
3rd Party Cookies

This site uses cookies, in conjunction with Google Analytics, to help us to understand how we can improve your experience. We also test new features periodically and make changes to the way the site is delivered. Cookies may be used to give you a consistent experience whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
 
 Social Media

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes.
 
What Information Do Cookies Collect?

Cookies collect information such as your IP address (the unique number your machine uses when it is connected to the internet), what you looked at, whether the page you requested was successful or not, and which browser you used to view the pages. Your browser will automatically store this information.
 
 Changes To Our Cookie Policy

We may update this policy from time to time and will update this page with any information that may be pertinent to you. Please check back regularly for any updates to this policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version. The current Cookie Policy in place was last updated on 1 April 2019.