Cookie Policy - The Wine Independent

Cookie Policy

The Wine Independent (TWI) is committed to protecting your personal information and being clear and transparent about what information we collect and how we use it. When you use our website or applications, provided by TWI, information can be collected through cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website or applications.

This Cookies policy describe the purposes for which we and our partners use cookies and similar technologies and how you can manage your preferences regarding cookies.


1. Who we are and how we can be contacted

Our full company name is Foudre AB, and when you use our website and our services directly we act as a Data Controller.

If you need to contact us you have a number of options, you can:


2. About our Data Protection Officer

While everyone at TWI is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, we have a data protection Data Protection Officer who deals with all aspects of personal data at TWI. You can contact our Data Protection Officer by sending an email to


3. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file or a software element which records information relating to the navigation of your terminal on the Internet. It is under the control of your browser, and sometimes carries a unique and random number.

When TWI mentions "cookies", these may be cookies or other similar technologies which are based on access to the device that you use (computer, tablet, smartphone) when visiting our websites. Third parties such as our partners and service providers may use cookies and similar technologies in connection with our Services.

A cookie allows TWI or its partners, as issuers of cookies and during its period of validity, to recognise your device each time it accesses digital content containing cookies from the same issuer.


4. Other policies we encourage you to read

Some of the information from cookies does not identify you directly or indirectly and does not constitute personal data. Others may allow you to identify yourself and constitute personal data and as such be subject to data protection regulation. For further information on how we use, store, keep your personal data secure and about your rights we encourage you to read our Privacy Policy.


5. Why does TWI use cookies?

TWI is always seeking new ways to better its Internet website(s) and to offer you, the internet user, a better service and experience. Thus, TWI and its partners use different types of cookies as indicated hereafter. For some categories of cookies (for example, advertising cookies) your prior consent is required by regulation before the cookie is installed or read on your device.

In any case, you have the control of these cookies. Therefore, you have the possibility to refuse, set up or destroy them.


6. How does TWI inform you of the cookies that it uses?

When you first visit the TWI website or application, the Cookie management solution directs you to this page that provides you with all necessary information about the cookies used. This cookie policy is available on "cookies" tab on the footer of our website.


7. How to refuse and/or uninstall these cookies

  1. Browser controls

    Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings, which may be adapted to reflect your consent to the use of cookies. Further, most browsers also enable you to review and erase cookies. To learn more about browser controls, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.

    To learn more on how to configure cookies, you can visit the following website:


8. What types of Cookies are used by TWI?

A cookie can be classified in different ways.

By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

As for the domain to which it belongs, they are either:

Besides these characteristics relating to their functioning:

Cookies can pursue several purposes. Please note that the titles of categories may vary from one actor to another. To a better understanding, TWI defines them regarding the categories below.