Cookie policy

In addition to standard cookies, Kemira websites can use other technologies to store and read data files on your computer. Kemira uses cookies and other technologies to remember your preferences, provide services, analyze our performance, enhance and personalize your experience, and provide marketing communications. The principles outlined here and in our Privacy statement apply to both cookies and equivalent methods and protocols used for storing data in a web browser.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored on your computer (or other internet-enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit a Kemira website. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e., how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.

What do we use cookies for?

Our primary goal in collecting information is to provide you with a friendly, customized, and efficient experience. We use cookies to make the Kemira websites easier to use and to better tailor our services and products to mach your interests and needs. Cookies may also be used to help speed up your future activities and experience on our websites. We also use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how people use our websites and to help us improve their structure and content.

What types of cookies do we use?

Kemira uses two types of cookies on this website: “session cookies” and “permanent cookies”. Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you close your browser. A permanent cookie remains on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie and your browser settings). For example, website usage information about visitors to Kemira websites may be shared with our third party advertising agency to better target Internet banner advertisements on our websites.

Do we use third party cookies?

We use a number of suppliers that may also set cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit the Kemira websites to allow them to deliver the services they are providing. When you visit the Kemira websites you may receive cookies from third party websites or domains.

Type of cookie

What do they do?

Do these cookies collect my personal data / identify me?


These cookies are essential to make Kemira websites work correctly. They enable you to move around our websites and use our features. Examples include remembering previous actions (e.g., entered text) when navigating back to a page during the same session.    These cookies don’t identify you as an individual. If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance of the website, or parts of it.

These cookies don’t identify you as an individual. If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance of the website, or parts of it.

e.g. analytics, tracking

These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our websites by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our websites.

These cookies don’t identify you as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.

e.g. social media, sharing

These cookies allow our websites to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) to provide a more personalized online experience. They can also enable visitors to watch videos, play games and engage with social tools, such as blogs, chatrooms and forums.

The information these cookies collect may include personally identifiable information that you have disclosed, such as your user name or profile picture. We shall always be transparent with you about what information we collect, what we do with it and with whom we share it. If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance and functionality of the website and may restrict access to content on the website.

Targeting / Advertising
e.g. cross-site tracking

These cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They also help us measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on Kemira and non-Kemira websites.
We may use these cookies to remember websites you have visited, and we may share this information with other parties, including advertisers and our agencies.

Most types of these cookies track consumers via their IP address, so may collect some personal identifiable information.

How can I control or delete cookies?

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to alert you when cookies are being used or set your browser to refuse all cookies or accept only cookies returned to the originating servers.There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.

If you disable the cookies that we use, this may degrade your experience on Kemira websites, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of a Kemira website, or you may not receive personalized information when you visit a Kemira website.
If you use different devices to view and access the Kemira websites (e.g., your computer, smartphone, tablet etc.), you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

More information

Our Privacy statement discloses the information practices for Kemira websites, including what type of information is collected and tracked, what the information sources are, how information is used, with whom it is shared and what your rights are.