Privacy policy

By accessing Ahlstrom’s website www.ahlstrom.com you agree to the terms of the following Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using this website. You must not use the Ahlstrom website if you do not agree to all of the terms of the following Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy has been posted and is effective as of September 15, 2016.

This Privacy Policy describes the information Ahlstrom collects about you and the measures Ahlstrom takes to help ensure the security of information collected through the Ahlstrom website.

Data Controller

Ahlstrom Corporation

Alvar Aallon katu 3 C, FI-00100 Helsinki, Finland
P.O. Box 329, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland
Tel: +358 (0)10 8880
Fax: +358 (0)10 888 4709

Non-personal Information

All activity on the Ahlstrom website is logged and your IP address is stored to the log. The purpose of the log is to collect information on service usage volumes and patterns, number of visitors, the parts of the website that have/have not been accessed or used, and system errors. The collected non-personal information is used to further develop and enhance the Ahlstrom website. The log does not collect personal information such as name, address, date of birth, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, job titles, etc. (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Information”).

Personal Information

Ahlstrom collects only the Personal Information that you voluntarily submit through the Ahlstrom website. This may include information such as your name, address and/or e-mail address. Ahlstrom does not collect Personal Information without your knowledge.

Use of Personal Information

Unless otherwise stated in separate privacy statements on this website or unless Ahlstrom specifically informs you otherwise before you submit Personal Information, Ahlstrom will collect and process Personal Information only (i) to respond to your inquiries or comments, (ii) for the marketing and selling of Ahlstrom’s products and services, (iii) to better understand your viewing patterns and needs, and (iv) for the personalization of the website content and user experience.

Sharing Your Personal Information with Others

In order to carry out the above and subject to requirements of applicable laws, Personal Information may be transferred between Ahlstrom group companies or third party service providers in countries where the level of protection does not necessarily meet the EU legal requirements. The recipient of such information shall be required to protect the confidentiality and security of the Personal Information it receives and it may not use it for any purpose other than the agreed purpose. Further, due to the technical and practical requirements of the processing, some of the Personal Information may be stored on the servers of subcontractors or processed by subcontractors who have agreed to the data processing standards of Ahlstrom.

Ahlstrom's strict policy is not to lease or sell Personal Information to third parties.

Cookies

To improve your visits to the Ahlstrom website, Ahlstrom may use “cookies” to obtain non-personal information. Cookies are text information files that your browser places on your computer when you visit a website. Ahlstrom may collect this data to analyze the viewing patterns of our site visitors, but no Personal Information will be collected.

If you want to be notified when cookies are placed on your computer, or you do not wish to receive them, please check whether your web browser supports such functions. Please note that if you do not allow the use of cookies, you may not be able to view all parts of this website.

External Links and Third Parties

The Ahlstrom website contains links to other sites operated by third parties such as social media sites. Ahlstrom is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. Please refer to the privacy statements of such third party sites.

Contacting Ahlstrom

You may at any time contact Ahlstrom at the address below to check that the Personal Information related to you is accurate or to request your Personal Information to be deleted. Ahlstrom will at your request rectify or erase your Personal Information. Further, you shall always have the right to object the processing of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes. Please note that in order for Ahlstrom to execute your request you may be required to verify your identity.

As Ahlstrom continuously seeks to develop its website, this Privacy Policy also may be updated time to time to correspond with the applicable laws and Ahlstrom policies. Thus, Ahlstrom reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy. 

For possible questions, comments and requests related to this Privacy Policy and/or Personal Information, please contact Ahlstrom by sending an e-mail to corporate.communications@ahlstrom.com

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