Last Revised: July 8, 2015
Information collected and how it is used
Lidl collects information we learn about you from visiting our website and using the provided services. Our website gathers statistical and other analytical information of all visitors to our website. Every data file contains the following information:
The website from which you came when visiting us
The IP address
Time and date of website access
Information on which browser and operating system you are using
Any personal or business information (e.g. email address or name), which you voluntarily provide in the context of our online services (newsletter, property offer, etc.) will only be processed for the purpose or purposes they were collected for. Some of the processing can be done by service providers who only receive the information necessary to carry out an assigned contract. Furthermore, all external service providers are bound to applicable Data Protection legislation by contract.
We also collect information from job applicants who apply via our online application form. This information is uploaded on to our applicant database, which is maintained by an external provider. The provider is liable to applicable Data Protection legislation and is bound to it via contract by Lidl.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose information concerning anyone who accesses the Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS LIDL AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
Technical security measures, which are reviewed on a regular basis, are taken to ensure the security of your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website.
Under the statutory law of California and certain other jurisdictions you have the right to find out what information is held about you and how it is used for direct marketing purposes. To obtain this information, please write to us at the following address:
Furthermore, you may also contact us to request that your personal data be rectified or erased., as long as Lidl isnot obliged to maintain your information to comply with any other legal requirements.
Links to other websites
Children Under the Age of 13
Cross-Border Transfers of Data
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google analytics uses text files which are stored on your computer (“cookies”) to enable analysis of users website use.
Google uses the information gathered on this website on behalf of the website’s operator to analyze users’ usage of the website, to generate reports regarding users’ website activity, to create anonymous user profiles and web statistics and to provide further services on behalf of the websites operator associated with the website and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by a user’s browser will not be combined with any other data.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
What are cookies and how are they used?
The image below provides an overview of all cookies we use and the purpose for which we use them. Some of these cookies are strictly designed to make this website available to you and are installed directly on your PC without the need for your consent. Other cookies will only be stored once you have given your consent.
You can of course set your browser not to store any cookies and to delete all existing cookies. If you are using Internet Explorer or Firefox please follow the instructions below:
1. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet options.
2. Click the Privacy tab, and then, under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies, then click OK.
1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Tools menu and then select Options .
2. Select the Privacy panel.
3. Set "Firefox will:" to "Use custom settings for history".
4. Uncheck mark Accept cookies from sites to disable Cookies.
5. Click OK to close the Options window.
Should you be using another internet browser, please check the instruction on your help function on how to disable and delete cookies.
Hint: Blocking cookies might prevent some pages from displaying correctly.
Type Name Description Validity
system cookies TS<ID> session cookie of the web application firewall, used for protection against cross site request forgery end of the browser session
system cookies ASPSESSIONID<ID> saves necessary ASP session data for the functioning and performance of the website end of the browser session
system cookies JSESSIONID saves necessary Java session data for the functioning and performance of the website end of the browser session
system cookies ist checks if cookies can be saved end of the browser session
system cookies dsSession saves necessary CMS session data for the functioning and performance of the website end of the browser session
homepage layer layerHasBeenShown saved after the homepage layer (popup) has been shown, so that it is displayed only once per day 1 day
web tracking etcnt_<ID> used by the web tracking service etracker to recognize returning visitors (3rd party) 28 days
web tracking etrp_<ID> flagging of redirects by the web tracking service etracker (3rd party) end of the browser session
web tracking etcamp
etcampi campaign matching (external or internal), saved after contact with the campaign by the web tracking service etracker (3rd party) 30-180 days
web tracking test_cookie checks if cookies can be saved, saved by the web tracking service Google Analytics (3rd party) 15 minutes
web tracking id used to distinguish visitors, saved by the web tracking service Google Analytics (3rd party) 2 years
cookie banner cookieNotificationAccepted saved when the cookie banner has been displayed 1 month
store selector ar used to save the selected store 1 year
multilinguialism language saves language settings 1 month
lang saves necessary PHP session data and language settings for the functioning of the video gallery and videos (3rd party) end of the browser session
Android smart app banner sb-installed
sb-closed sb-installed is saved when the open button of the banner is clicked, sb-closed is saved when the close button is clicked 90 days