This Privacy and Cookie Statement (“Statement”) aims to inform you on how IMCD uses your personal data that we collect (i) when you visit this website or the website of any IMCD affiliate (“IMCD Website”) or (ii) when we do business with you or the company you work for. It also informs you of the procedures we have in place regarding the disclosure and protection of such information. If you have any questions about this Statement, please contact IMCD using one of the methods listed in the “Contact IMCD” section below.
We may communicate with you via e-mails or newsletters with information on IMCD, market information, information on our products, or services we believe could be of interest to you. We will only communicate with registered users. If you do no longer want to be a registered user for market(ing) content, you may “opt out” by following the “opt out” instructions in the e-mail footer or newsletter (see below).
We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable current and usual techniques to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
The IMCD Website uses “cookies”. A cookie is a small text file that upon your permission is stored on your computer, tablet, phone or other device when you visit an IMCD Website that helps the site remember information about you and your preferences.
IMCD uses three different type of cookies which are the following:
|Type of cookie||Description||Purpose of use|
|Session cookies||Temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site||• To allow you to carry information across pages of the IMCD Website and avoid having to re-enter information
• Within registration to allow you to access stored information
• To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our website and to help us improve the structure of our website
|Persistent cookies||Cookies that remain on your device for the time period specified in the cookie||• To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (using a number, you cannot be identified personally) when you return to the IMCD Website
• To allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same information repeatedly
• To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our website and to help us improve the structure of our website. We are not able to identify you personally using this method.
|Third party cookies||Cookies installed by third parties (further described below)||• To track and collect certain information to carry out various research into behaviour, demographics etc.|
Third party cookies that are used on the IMCD Website:
|Google analytics||For collecting statistics about the pages you visit, for example how long you are on any page or IMCD Website, how you got to the IMCD Website and what you click on, allowing us to improve the IMCD Website and increase performance. The collected statistics are anonymous and cannot identify who you are. Unless required by law, neither we nor Google will share our analytical data.
|West Corporation||For displaying stock charts on the IMCD Website and a West Corporation form which visitors can use to subscribe for receiving IMCD press releases by e-mail.
|Hotjar||For getting insights in how visitors are using our website(s) and to collect user feedback to improve the usability of the website.
|For measuring the activity of users on our website, to power conversion tracking, website audiences, and website demographics for LinkedIn ad campaigns.
In order to manage your cookie settings please access the “Help” function in your browser or visit the guideline instructions of your browser. Any of the following links may assist you for this purpose:
|Adobe (flash cookies)||https://www.adobe.com/support/flash/downloads.html|