Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to help with the functionality of the website and give you the optimum experience whilst using it. If you do not agree to our Cookie Policy, please stop using the website immediately.

What is a cookie ?

A Cookie is a small data file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognise your browser.

Cookie preferences

Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, when you visit our website you will be shown a pop-up banner requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Woolies to provide the best possible experience and service to you.

If you do not consent to Cookies being set, please stop using the website immediately or disable cookies. In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

Types of cookies

Woolies website has different types of cookies, some are strictly necessary to enable the website to function such as the functionality of the shopping basket and we also have some additional cookies for measurement and tracking from third party’s such as Google Analytics.

Strictly necessary cookies – these are essential for the website to work e.g. to look at products and put items in your shopping basket.

Functional cookies – these allow the website to e.g. remember choices you make whilst browsing and personalise your experience whilst using it.

Analytical cookies – these are cookies offered by third parties such as Google Analytics which enable us to understand e.g. how customers find our website, which pages are popular and how long customers spend on each page.