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.albcustom.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) Consent Banner 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.
  • Consent Banner 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.

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

__hs_opt_out

albcustom.com

This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again.

13 Months

__hs_do_not_track

albcustom.com

This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot.

13 Months

hs_ab_test

albcustom.com

This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before.

Session

<id>_key

albcustom.com

When visiting a password-protected page, this cookie is set so future visits to the page from the same browser do not require login again.

 

hs-messages-is-open

albcustom.com

This cookie is used to determine and save whether the chat widget is open for future visits. It resets to re-close the widget after 30 minutes of inactivity.

30 Minutes

hs-messages-hide-welcome-message

albcustom.com

This cookie is used to prevent the welcome message from appearing again for one day after it is dismissed.

1 Day

__hsmem

albcustom.com

This cookie is set when visitors log in to a HubSpot-hosted site.

1 Year

 

(b) Consent Banner Cookies

Name of cookie

Owner

Purpose of cookie

Duration of storage

__hstc

albcustom.com

The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).

13 Months

hubspotutk

albcustom.com

This cookie is used to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.

13 Months

__hssc

albcustom.com

This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.

30 Minutes

__hssrc

albcustom.com

Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.

Session

messagesUtk

albcustom.com

This cookie is used to recognize visitors who chat with you via the messages tool. If the visitor leaves your site before they're added as a contact, they will have this cookie associated with their browser.

13 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 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: https://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: https://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
4250 Congress Street, Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28209
Attention: General Counsel