Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Date of Last Revision: 05.20.18

This cookie policy (the “Cookie Policy”) describes how Albemarle Corporation (“Albemarle” or “we” or “us”) uses cookies and other similar technologies on our website, www.albemarle.com (“Website”).

Table of Contents

  1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
  2. WHICH TYPES OF COOKIES DOES ALBEMARLE USE?
  3. HOW CAN YOU CONTROL COOKIES?
  4. WHICH SPECIFIC COOKIES DOES ALBEMARLE USE?
    (a) Strictly Necessary Cookies
    (b) Performance cookies
    (c) Targeting/Advertising Cookies
  5. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING GOOGLE ANALYTICS
  6. HOW MAY THIS COOKIE POLICY BE CHANGED?
  7. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US?

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Albemarle places small data files called cookies on your device to ensure that the Website functions properly, to track how you use our Website, to improve our Website and your user experience, and to tailor our Website to your interests. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Website. It enables the Website to record and/or remember your actions and preferences. The specific cookies used on this Website and their purposes are described in section 4 (“Which specific cookies does Albemarle use?”).

For more information, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

2. WHICH TYPES OF COOKIES DOES ALBEMARLE USE?

Albemarle uses the following categories of cookies on this Website:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features. These cookies will be dropped and used even if you do not consent to the use of cookies.
  • Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use the Website, e.g. which pages you go to most often, in order to improve how the Website works. We use these cookies only if you have consented via the cookie banner.
  • Targeting/Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. They remember that you have visited the Website and this information may be shared with other organizations, e.g. advertisers. We use these cookies only if you have consented via the cookie banner.

Please see below a more detailed list of the cookies we use on the Website.

The cookies used by Albemarle are either first party or third party cookies. First party cookies are set by Albemarle and share the same domain. Third party cookies, on the other hand, are stored by a third party provider or organization.

We use both - cookies that expire once you close your browser (called session cookies) and cookies that stay on your device until you delete them or they expire (called persistent cookies).

3. HOW CAN YOU CONTROL COOKIES?

Strictly necessary cookies are necessary to provide the Website to you. We use such cookies without your prior consent.

All other cookies are dropped after you have consented via the cookie banner on our Website.

You can withdraw your consent at any time, for example by deleting the cookies. If you do not accept all cookies or withdraw your consent, you may still browse the Website; however, in this case you may not be able to use the full functionalities of the Website.

You may also configure the settings of your browser to activate, disable or delete cookies. Detailed instructions are provided by your browser. If you disable or deleted cookies, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the Website and some services and functionalities may not work.

4. WHICH SPECIFIC COOKIES DOES ALBEMARLE USE?

We use the following cookies on our Website:

(a) Strictly Necessary Cookies

Name of cookie

Owner

Purpose of cookies

Duration of storage

XSRF-TOKEN

albemarle.com

This is a Laravel token used to prevent cross site request forgery

Session

laravel_session

albemarle.com

This is a general purpose Laravel identifier used to maintain user session variables.

Session


(b) Performance cookies

Name of cookie

Owner

Purpose of cookie

Duration of storage

s_sq

www.albemarle.com

This is an Adobe Site Catalyst cookie that stores information about the previous link clicked within the Website.

Session

s_cc

www.albemarle.com

This is an Adobe Site Catalyst cookie that determines whether cookies are enabled in the browser.

Session

JSESSIONID

nr-data.net

This cookie is controlled by New Relic, which provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications.

Session


(c) Targeting/Advertising Cookies

Name of cookie

Owner

Purpose of cookie

Duration of storage

_ga

Google.com

This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics and is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics.

2 Years

_gid

Google.com

This cookie is used for Google Analytics to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

1 Day

_gat_gtag

Google.com

This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics and used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

Session

1P_JAR

Google.com

These cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.

1 Month

APISID

Google.com

These cookies are used for the purpose of targeted advertising.

2 Years

HSID

Google.com

This cookie is used by Google in combination with SID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

2 Years

NID

Google.com

These cookies are used for the purpose of targeted advertising.

1 Month

SAPISID

Google.com

These cookies are used for the purpose of targeted advertising.

2 Years

SID

Google.com

This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

2 Years

SIDCC

Google.com

This is a security cookie to protect users data from unauthorized access.

3 Months

SSID

Google.com

These cookies are used for the purpose of targeted advertising.

2 Years

DV

Google.com

These cookies are used for the purpose of targeted advertising.

6 Hours

lang

cdn.syndication.twimg.com

This cookies is used by Twitter embedded feed to determine language. Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.

Session

metrics_token

.syndication.twitter.com

This cookie is used by Twitter embedded feed. This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.

2 Months

personalization_id

twitter.com

This cookie is used by Twitter embedded feed. This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.

2 Years

tfw_exp

twitter.com

This cookie is used by twitter embedded feed. This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.

1 Month

IDE

doubleclick.net

This cookie is used by Google for the purpose of targeted advertising.

1 year

LOGIN_INFO

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.

2 years

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.

8 months

YSC

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.

Session

_gcl_aw

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.

3 Months

_gac_

youtube.com

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.

3 Months


5. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help a website to analyse how users use the Website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the USA.

As the IP anonymization is activated on this Website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional circumstances a full IP address will be saved to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP anonymization is active on this Website. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of this Website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing us with other services relating to the use of this Website and the internet.

You can also block the cookie’s collection of data regarding your use of this Website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser add-on found under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .

As an alternative to the browser add-on, you can click this link in order to opt out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this Website in the future. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you will have to click the link at the bottom of this page again if you delete your cookies.

You can find more information under the following links: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html.

6. HOW MAY THIS COOKIE POLICY BE CHANGED?

Albemarle may, in its sole discretion, change this Cookie Policy from time to time. Any and all changes to Albemarle’s Cookie Policy will be reflected here and the date new versions are posted will be stated at the top of this Cookie Policy. Any material changes to this Cookie Policy will be communicated on this Website.

7. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US?

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie Policy, please email our data protection officer at (DataPrivacy@albemarle.com) or contact us at:

Albemarle Corporation
4350 Congress Street, Suite 700
Charlotte, NC 28209
attention: General Counsel

 

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