Cookie Notice

Last date of revision:  June 04, 2019



1.1 Lawter (“We”), part of Harima Chemicals Group, are a company strong in pine chemicals and built on products developed using pine chemical resources. We are a leading global supplier to the graphic arts, adhesives, specialty coatings, aroma chemicals and the synthetic rubber industries.

1.2 As a company, we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We aim to be as open and transparent as possible around the use of cookies and the information we collect when you visit the Sites. When we refer to “the Sites”, we mean the webpages with a URL commencing:

This notice explains what cookies are, which cookies we use, and how you can manage (enable / disable and/or delete) them.

1.3 If you wish to obtain more general information about why and how we use your personal data when we perform any other activities that form part of the operation of our business, please visit the GDPR privacy statement:



2.1 This Site uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser onto your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They can for instance be used to provide you with a good experience when you browse the website and to gather statistics in order to improve it. 

2.2 Cookies can be categorized according to the following characteristics:

2.2.1 Whether they are “session cookies” or “persistent cookies”:

  • Session cookies

A session cookie is used each time you visit a website to give you a session ID.  This type of cookie is used to link your actions on the website and each session cookie will only last for a browser session, at the end of which it will expire.  Each browser session will start when you open your browser window and finish when you close your browser window.  After your visit to the website all session cookies are deleted.  Each time you visit the website you will have a different session ID.

  • Persistent cookies

A persistent cookie allows the preferences or actions of the user across a website (or across different sites) to be remembered.  It has a longer lifetime than a session cookie and lasts for the period of time specified in the cookie (this will vary from cookie to cookie).  This type of cookie will not be deleted when you close your browser window and will be stored on your computer or mobile device.  It will be activated every time you visit a website which created that particular persistent cookie.

2.2.2 Whether they are “first party cookies” or “third party cookies”:

  • First party cookies

A first party cookie is a cookie set by Lawter or any of its processors.

  • Third party cookies

A third party cookie is a cookie set by a data controller that does not operate this site.

Please note that we do not have access or control over the cookies placed on this Site by third parties and use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies.  If we use third party cookies, we will always refer to the privacy policy of this third party (see below).   



3.1 The types of cookies used on the Sites can be classified into two categories, namely (1) analytical cookies and (2) advertising cookies:

  • Analytical cookies

These cookies are used to gather statistics about your visit to this Site in order to improve its performance and design (“web audience measuring”). They collect information about the number of times that you visit this Site, how long a visit takes etc. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

This table below explains the analytical cookies we use and why we use them:


2 years

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website



Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate



Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

  • Advertising cookies

These cookies are used to show you relevant advertising after you have visited the Sites. The advertising cookies on this Site are provided by a third party.

This table below explains the advertising cookies we use and why we use them:



Cookie name



Description and function



Unclassified. Marketing


6 Months

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.



Used to distinguish between humans and bots.



Used to distinguish between humans and bots.



Used to distinguish between humans and bots.




When visiting the Site, you will be asked to accept the use of advertising cookies via the cookie header banner. You can easily accept or reject these cookies by on “I agree” or “I do not agree”.

For more information about how Google uses cookies for ad personalisation, please click on this link: Google advertising cookies
. You can use Ads Settings to manage the Google ads you see and opt out of Ads Personalization. Alternatively, you can always adjust the corresponding settings in your browser software to prevent the use of advertising cookies.



4.1 You can enable, disable and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your device and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.

4.2 The ability to enable, disable and/or delete cookies can be completed at browser level. These settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of you internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your internet browser for more details:



5.1 We hope that this policy helps you understand, and feel more confident about, our use of cookies.  If you have any further queries, please contact us:



6.1 We may modify or amend this Cookie Notice from time to time. Any changes we may make to our Cookie Notice in the future will be posted on this page. To let you know when we make changes to this Privacy Notice, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page.

6.2 The new modified or amended Cookie Notice will apply from the revision date. Please check back periodically to see changes and additions.