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Kikkoman USA Cookie Policy

The website (the “Website”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website. By continuing to browse the Website, you agree to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we may store on your browser or the hard drive of your device.

Cookies We Use:

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly Necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website, use a shopping cart, or make use of electronic payment services.
  • Analytical/Performance cookies. These cookies allow us and our service providers to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies are not used to target you with online marketing.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. They enable us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language, currency, or region).
  • Marketing/Tracking cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Provider:Cookie Name:Cookie Type:Purpose:
617a3a75-1982-455a-bd23-35628eecdf82.rlets.comtestNecessaryUsed to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner
Boxzillaboxzilla_box_1779NecessaryUsed by the plugin for the newsletter sign-up pop-up box
DoubleClick (Google)test_cookieMarketing/TrackingUsed to determine if the website visitor’s browser supports cookies
DoubleClick (Google)IDEMarketing/TrackingUsed to carry out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the website
Facebook_fbpMarketing/TrackingUsed to deliver advertising products such as real time bidding from third-party advertisers
FacebookfrMarketing/TrackingUsed to deliver advertising products such as real time bidding from third-party advertisers
Google AdSense_gcl_auMarketing/TrackingUsed for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using Google services
Google Analytics_gat_UA-*Analytical/PerformanceUsed to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites
Google Analytics_gaAnalytical/PerformanceUsed to calculate visitor, session, and campaign data for analytics reports
Google Analytics_gat_gtag_UA_*Analytical/PerformanceUsed to limit requests (e.g., throttle request rates)
Google Analytics_gidAnalytical/PerformanceUsed to count and track page views
Google Analytics__utmbAnalytical/PerformanceUsed to determine new sessions and visits
Google Analytics__utmcAnalytical/PerformanceUsed to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code known as Urchin
Google Analytics__utmzAnalytical/PerformanceUsed to identify the source of traffic to the site
Google Analytics__utmtAnalytical/PerformanceUsed to throttle the request rate for the website (limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites)
Google Analytics__utmaAnalytical/PerformanceUsed to calculate new and returning visitor statistics
ShareThisfpestidNecessaryUsed to set a ShareThis cookie ID in the domain of the website operator
ShareThis__stidvNecessaryUsed for sharing content from the website to social networks
ShareThis__stidvNecessaryUsed for site analytics (such as to determine pages visited and amount of time spent on the site)
The Trade DeskTDCPMMarketing/TrackingUsed to register a unique ID for targeted ads that identifies a returning user’s device
The Trade DeskTDIDMarketing/TrackingUsed to register a unique ID for targeted ads that identifies a returning user’s device
Twittermuc_adsMarketing/TrackingUsed for optimizing ad relevance by collecting visitor navigation data
Twitterpersonalization_idMarketing/TrackingUsed to collect information about how the end user uses the website and data about any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the website
YouTubeVISITOR_INFO1_LIVEFunctionalityUsed to keep track of user preferences for YouTube videos embedded in sites
YouTubeYSCFunctionalityUsed to track views of embedded videos

We also use analytical/performance cookies and tracking cookies provided by Google Tag Manager (“GTM”). GTM is a Tag Management System that allows JavaScript and HTML tags to be quickly deployed and updated on our Website. Tags are activated by triggers, which can include various activities such as a page view, click, payment, or form submission. For more information about GTM, please visit, and for additional information about GTM’s privacy practices, visit and To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below.

Managing Your Cookies:

Because strictly necessary cookies are needed to deliver the Website to you, you cannot refuse them. However, you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings as described below.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, analytics services or providers of external video content) may also use cookies over which we have no control. You can block cookies by activating the settings on your browser that allow you to refuse some or all cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access some or all parts of our Website. Please see our Privacy Policy under the heading “COOKIES” for further information about cookies and how to delete and disable them.

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