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Data Protection: Cookie Policy

Revised April 1, 2022

Koshiro Kudo, President
Asahi Kasei Corp.
1-1-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0006 Japan

This cookie policy (hereinafter referred to as “the Cookie Policy”) applies to this website (hereinafter referred to as “the Website”) provided by Asahi Kasei Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “we” or “our”). Please note that if you do disable cookies, it is possible that you will not be able to use some of the Website’s functions.

Please read the Cookie Policy carefully before agreeing to the use of cookies.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are information saved directly in a user’s device. By using cookies, information such as web browser type, usage time on, pages accessed, language setting, and other tracking data, can be collected. Cookies are used to provide efficient services to frequent visitors by reading the cookies placed in their devices when they visit.

2. Purpose of Use

We use cookies for the following purposes. In some cases, in order to achieve the following purposes and within the range required for compliance with laws and ordinances, we may share the information we have collected through cookies with third parties such as service providers, etc.

  • (1)To help improve the operation, structure and content of our website

    On the Website, we ascertain information such as which pages visitors access and what website domain they access the Website from, by using cookies. The data we obtain through cookies are used to help improve the operation, structure and content of the Website. No personally identifiable information is collected by the cookies on the Website.

  • (2)To improve user convenience by collecting and analyzing non-personally identifiable data

    We collect and analyze cookies as non-personally identifiable data and to use them to improve user convenience. To collect and analyze cookies, the following analysis tools are used. Please refer to the privacy policies of the respective service providers for information regarding the handling of cookies and logs by each service provider.

  • (3)Distributing behavioral targeting advertising through service providers such as Google, Adobe, etc.

    On the Website, in order to ascertain the status of visits by users, the three analytic tools are used as shown below. These tools enable the analytic companies to collect, record, and analyze the visitors’ histories based on the cookies we issue. We in return obtain the analytic data from them, ascertaining the status of visits to the Website. The visitors’ information collected, recorded, and analyzed by the analytic tools do not store any personally identifiable information. In addition, the information is managed properly based on the relevant privacy policies of the service providers.

  • (4)We may use cookies to analyze attribute information, behavior history, etc. obtained by us for ascertaining the interest, taste, or the like, of a visitor, and to link the information we obtained from the third party on visitor’s interest, taste, browsing history, etc. to the information we have already obtained on our visitor. In that case, we obtain the visitor’s agreement in advance, and use is within the scope of purpose of use specified in our Privacy Policy.

For further details of each cookie we use on the Website, please see the following;

  • (a)Strictly necessary cookies are essential to provide the proper functions to visitors, which we do not use on the Website.
  • (b)Other cookies
Name Configurator Purpose Retention period
_ga Asahi Kasei Google Analytics 14 months
_gid Asahi Kasei Google Analytics 24 hours
_gat Asahi Kasei Google Analytics 1 minute

3. Analysis Tools

The Website uses the following analysis tools. Please refer to the respective website of each tool provider about the privacy policy and cookie policy of each provider.

Service Provider name Analysis tool name
Adobe Inc. Adobe Analytics
Marketo Inc. Marketo
Google Inc. Google Analytics

4. Disablement of Cookies

You can disable cookies by changing the browser setting. For the method of changing cookie settings, please refer to your browser’s official support site.

5. Contact

If you have any questions about the Cookie Policy, please contact us by the following link.

Please be careful not to include credit card information or sensitive information in the information sent on the submission form.