What are these cookies and other technologies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device via our website. The next time you visit our website, web beacons will allow us to recognize the cookie and your device. These web beacons will also read how you use our website. Pixel tags allow us to place relevant content for you on our website. Together, we call these technologies ‘cookies’.

What is the function of these cookies?

We use cookies to help us remember you when you visit the site again and to note which page, or pages, you view and any specific preferences that you might have selected along the way.

We use various cookies on this site. These range from long-term cookies (to remember you, or your preferences), to short-term, or session based cookies that “expire” when you close your browser window.

Besides the duration of cookie storage, there are four types of cookies that our website or third party create when you access the page or involve in the activities on our website.

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookie
    Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
  2. Performance / Functional Cookie
    Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
  3. Analytical cookie
    We may use the cookie made by Google Analytics to compile and store anonymous statistics about browsing patterns or site behaviour and build up a demographic profile. This data is collected along with other visitor data to form a collective analytics report. It’s important to note that this data is not personally identifiable and is only used for reporting/statistical purposes.

The cookies that are placed on our website are partly placed by third parties, like Google. Next to delivering services and techniques to Yakult, these parties will use the personal data they retrieve from their cookies for their own purposes. Please read the privacy statements of these third parties on information of their use of your personal data.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Name  Purpose  Expiry  Provider  First/Third party cookie 


These cookies ensure that website visitors do not have to confirm their cookie preferences again at each new page or new visit.   1 Year   Yakult  First party 

Performance / FunctionalCookies

Name  Purpose  Expiry  Provider  First/Third party cookie 
bilingual_language_switch_choice  Automatically forwarding you to your preferred language website version, avoiding that you repeatedly have to select your preferred language   I year  Yakult  First party 
Pumchp-check  Registers whether you accepted the popup to continue as HCP or be redirected to the consumer website  1 Year   Yakult  First party 

Analytics cookies  

Name  Purpose  Expiry  Provider  First/Third party cookie 
_ga  Registers an unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitors uses the web site.  2 years  Yakult  First Party 
_gid  Registers an unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitors uses the web site.  Session  Yakult  First Party 
_gat  Used to throttle request rate  1 minute  Yakult  First Party 

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How can you remove all your cookies from your device? 

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