This Cookie Policy describes how Kanematsu Chemicals Corporation located at 3-8-1, Nihonbashi-Ningyo-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan (”Kanematsu”, ”our”, “we” or “us”,) uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and store information when you visit our websites . For additional information on our privacy practices, please visit our Privacy Policy.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. We can collect information on your browsing activities such as how many times you visit our websites and what a webpage you visited by using cookies. They are not executable codes nor are they spyware or viruses. Our websites, like most other websites, use cookies to enhance your experience on the web and to improve our sites.

What types of Cookies do we use?

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and these types enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

The main categories of cookies we use include:

Strictly necessary cookies. Strictly necessary cookies are essential to enable you to receive a service on a website. For example, cookies to operate online shopping baskets, or to comply with the law (e.g. such as to keep your information safe). We would not be able to operate our website without using "strictly necessary" cookies.
First and third party cookies. Whether a cookie is a first or third party cookie depends on which website the cookie comes from. First party cookies are those set by or on behalf of the website visited. All other cookies are third party cookies. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical / performance cookies or targeting cookies.
Why do we use Cookies?

We use cookies for the following purposes, amongst others:

• to help us to improve your experience of our websites;
• to ensure that our websites performs as you expect them to;
• to help us understand browsing habits on our websites;
• for internal record keeping;
• for product and service development;
• to answer your queries or complaints;
• to create statistical analysis of activity on our websites.

How long will Cookies be stored?

Except for strictly necessary cookies, each cookie will expire after expiry period specified in the table in "Cookies used on our websites" section below.

Cookies used on our websites

The following table lists the cookies that we use on our websites.

Cookie Type Description Personal data Lifespan Cookie Name
[Strictly necessary] Session identifier for applications using J2EE Unique session ID for a member 1 year JSESSIONID
[Strictly necessary] Session ID for redundant application Unique session ID for a member 7 days AWSLAB
[Strictly necessary] Internal identifier used to distinguish each Platform member. Unique member ID 1 year USER-ID
[Strictly necessary] Increases the “lifespan” of your session if you choose the “Remember me” option when connecting. Not applicable 1 year REMEMBER-ME
[Strictly necessary] Secures requests against CSRF attacks Not applicable 1 year X-CSRF-TOKEN
How do you manage Cookie preferences?

The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for our websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser's 'help' function will tell you how to do this. If you do not want the benefit of cookies, there is a simple procedure to manually delete your cookies.

However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our websites. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it is likely to affect how our websites work.

Contact us

For further information on our use of cookies and similar technologies, please contact us:

Kanematsu Chemicals Corporation
3-8-1, Nihonbashi-Ningyo-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan


Issue date: Oct 26th,2021
Last updated on Oct 26th,2021