Cookie policy

Owner of the website and contact information:

The website is owned and managed by:

International Food Contest
c/o 13, Agro Food Park
DK 8200  Aarhus N

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them on our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer, smartphone, or tablet, when you visit a website. Cookies have many purposes as websites can read the content of a cookie, when you revisit the website. Cookies do not pose a threat – like a virus, towards your computer, smartphone, or tablet and the cookies on your computer/browser will never be able to access any of your installed programs.

Three types of cookies:

  • Session cookies: This type of cookie only exists while you are visiting a website. The session cookie will be deleted when you leave the website.
  • Persistent cookies: This type of cookie is stored on your computer, smartphone, or tablet for a longer period of time.
  • Third party cookies: This type of cookie is placed by someone else than the owner of the website. The third-party cookie is normally stored for a longer period of time.

How are the three types of cookies used?

Session cookie: When visiting a webshop, the session cookie will e.g. remember the item you have placed in the basket between, when you browse through different pages on the website. Since the session cookie only exists when visiting the website the basket will be empty, if you return to the webshop the next day.

Persistent cookies: In some cases information about your visit on a website will be stored for a longer period of time – through the persistent cookie. This means that if you have visited a webshop and placed a product in the basket, you will find that the item still appears in the basket, if you return to the webshop days after you placed it there.

Third party cookie: The third-party cookie is stored if a website uses for example Google Analytics.

How does use cookies?

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Technical session cookies: Our website uses a number of session cookies for the purpose of ensuring the functionality of the website. These technical session cookies do not store any personal data about you and they are not accessible by third party.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics on with the purpose of collecting data that can improve the usage of our website. Google Analytics collects data about which pages you visit, how long your visit are, which internet browser you use, etc. We do not send any personal data to Google, but Google receives and processes information regarding your IP-address, which in some cases can be understood as personal data.

YouTube: We use YouTube for the purpose of placing video content on our website. When visiting pages on the website, that includes YouTube-videos, a third-party cookie from YouTube is stored. When you play the video, YouTube places further cookies with information about the playing of a video. has no influence on the content and use of these cookies.

How can I change my cookie settings?

If you don’t want any cookies stored on your computer, smartphone, or tablet you can change cookies settings in your browser. Be aware that when changing cookie setting in your browser the website might not work appropriately.

To change cookie settings in your browser and to delete existing cookies, we direct you to the following guides depending on which browser you are using:


Collection of information on is made according to the legislation and the GDPR. You can read more about the way we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions to the processing of personal data, you are welcome to contact us:


Mailing address:

International Food Contest
c/o 13, Agro Food Park
DK 8200  Aarhus N

Updated 7th December 2020