Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (the “Company”) strives to optimize the convenience of its website (the “Website”) and respects the privacy of users who are visiting and using the Website.
1. About Cookies
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to the browser of a device that a user is using (such as computer or smartphone) when such user accesses websites. By using cookies, the Company may recognize the user’s device and acquire information concerning the user’s usage status of the Website and other matters.
The Company uses such information to improve the Website and enhance user convenience, as well as distribute advertisements and information concerning its products and services to users.
Cookies used by the Company are categorized into the following three types according to the functions and purposes thereof:
<Strictly Necessary Cookies>
Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are essential for users to use the services and functions provided on the Website. These cookies are used to improve security and convenience associated with the use of the Website.
Performance cookies collect information concerning users’ access, usage status of the Website and other matters. The Company uses such information to improve the convenience of the Website and ensure that users can comfortably use the Website.
Targeting cookies (sometimes called “marketing cookies” or “advertising cookies”) are used to record users’ attribute information, information concerning users’ usage status of the Website and other matters, as well as distribute advertisements that match users’ interests. These cookies are sometimes used to limit the number of times an advertisement is displayed and measure the effect of the advertising campaigns.
|Host||Name of cookie||Purpose of use||Usage period|
|OptanonAlertBoxClosed||These cookies are used to record whether or not a cookie banner has been displayed when users visited the Website, in order to prevent the cookie banner from being displayed to the users multiple times.||1 year|
|QUMU||i18next||These cookies are used to record languages selected by users.||364 days|
|JSESSIONID||These cookies are used to save users’ session IDs.||13 days|
|KV_CLIENT_SESSION_ID||These cookies are used to measure and report users’ usage status of video.||364 days|
|NSCL||size||These cookies are used to adjust font sizes on the site content.||A few seconds|
|VDGSESSID||These cookies are used to save users’ session IDs.||A few seconds|
|Amazon||AWSALBCORS||These cookies are used to enable load balancing (which refers to the act of distributing access to each server according to preset rules, such as arranging access to servers and choosing servers with sufficient resources as the destination of such access) and improve the convenience of the Website.||7 days|
|_GRECAPTCHA||These cookies are used to analyze risk when performing the reCAPTCHA.||179 days|
|Performance cookies||_ga||These cookies are used to distinguish users who are using each page of the Website for the purpose of collecting information concerning users’ access, usage status of the Website and other matters, and to throttle the users’ request rates.||2 years|
|_gat_gtag_xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx||A few seconds|
|_gat_UA-nnnnnnn-nn||A few seconds|
|NSCL||__ulfpc||These cookies are used to collect information concerning users’ access, usage status of the Website and other matters.||2 years|
|Targeting cookies||Oracle||ELOQUA||These cookies are used to collect information on how users are using the Website. In addition, these cookies enable the delivery of Oracle Eloqua marketing.||2 years|
|LinkdeIn||lidc||These cookies are used to understand the types of users on the Website and improve the contents based on profile data.||1 year|
3．Management of Cookies by Users
4．Provision of Information Concerning Cookies to Third Party
The Company may provide information concerning cookies to advertising-related companies, such as advertising agencies or advertising distribution servicers, to distribute advertisements from the Company and its group companies that match users’ interests. However, the Company will not provide information with which, by itself, users can be directly identified, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
Kogin Bldg., 4-1-1 Koraibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City 541-0043, Japan
If users are residents of the European Economic Area or the U.K, please also send inquiries to the following:
NIPPON SHOKUBAI EUROPE N.V.
Haven 1053, Nieuwe Weg 1, B-2070, Zwijndrecht, Belgium