Ahlstrom Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy has been posted and is effective as of April 1, 2019.


Ahlstrom (hereinafter referred to as "Ahlstrom") and its group companies are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of individuals. This Privacy Policy describes the information Ahlstrom collects about you when visiting this website, www.ahlstrom.com, how it is used or processed, and the measures Ahlstrom takes to ensure the security of information collected through the website. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using this website.

Data Controller

Keilanranta 18

Tel: +358 10 888 0

What information is collected?

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 further develops and enhances 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”).

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.

Purposes for collecting 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

  • to respond to your inquiries or comments,
  • for the marketing and selling of Ahlstrom’s products and services,
  • to better understand your viewing patterns and needs, and
  • 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. In such case the adequate protection of data outside the EU is ensured by execution of the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or by certifications of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework or equivalent. 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.

In any case the recipient of the information shall be required to protect the confidentiality and security of the Personal Information it receives and it may use it only for the agreed purpose.

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


Ahlstrom uses “cookies” to obtain non-personal information in order to improve your visits to the Ahlstrom website. 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.

You may manage your cookie preferences via Cookie Settings link at the footer, and read Ahlstrom's Cookie Policy here.

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. We recommend you to review the privacy statements of such third party sites when using them.

Protection and storage of Personal Information

Ahlstrom aims to protect the Personal Information collected through the use of appropriate technical and organizational measures. Access to Personal Information is restricted on a need-to-know basis to individuals (Ahlstrom’s employees and service providers) who need to access the data for the purposes it was collected for. Ahlstrom will store Personal Information only as long as is required for the purposes it was collected for or as required to meet legal and/or regulatory requirements.

Your rights as a data subject

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 or to receive a copy of the data.

Further, Ahlstrom will at your request rectify or erase your Personal Information or restrict the processing of Personal Information. Further, you shall always have the right to object the processing of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes. Please note that for Ahlstrom to execute your request you may be required to verify your identity.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

As Ahlstrom continuously seeks to develop its website, Ahlstrom reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy time to time to correspond with the applicable laws, Ahlstrom policies and technology and business developments. The up-to-date version of the Privacy Policy can always be found on this website.

Contacting Ahlstrom

For possible questions, comments and requests related to this Privacy Policy and/or Personal Information, don't hesitate to contact Ahlstrom by sending an e-mail to communication@ahlstrom.com