This website's terms and conditions of use.
At DSM, transparency is paramount. With this Privacy Notice for Business Partners and Visitors we want to inform you how we use and disclose your personal data.
We tried to write this Privacy Notice in clear language to easily understand what data we collect, why, and how we use and protect it.
Please click on the relevant heading on the right for more information.
This Privacy Notice applies to business partners, suppliers, customers and visitors of DSM and describes how DSM processes your personal data. This Privacy Notice applies for instance, when you visit DSM websites, buy our products, solutions, applications or services, subscribe to our newsletters or contact us.
When we talk about “personal data” we mean any information related to you as an individual. With this data, we could potentially identify you directly (e.g. your name) or indirectly by matching that information with other information we may already hold.
While doing business with you, we may process your personal data through registration, completion of forms or e-mails, or other situations in which you have chosen to provide personal information to us.
These include, for example:
These include, for example:
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We use your personal data for one or more of the following purposes:
For the activities described above, we have the following legal basis for processing your personal data:
DSM will access your personal data only to the extent necessary for the realization of said purposes. Relevant DSM personnel (e.g. from the Marketing and Communications team) can use it to carry out their jobs in line with the purposes of collection.
DSM can also share it with its group companies, always only for the purposes listed above and always subject to our intra-company rules. Those rules are called the Binding Corporate Rules for Customer and Supplier Personal Data and have been adopted to build a safe internal data transfer between DSM companies worldwide.
We may share certain personal data also outside of DSM with so-called third parties and if we do, we will also put in place, when necessary, technical and organizational measures to ensure that your data is processed exclusively for said purposes and under confidentiality obligations.
Such third parties may include:
In case you access other websites from links you find on DSM.com, please remember that the privacy and cookie notices of these companies are applicable, not ours.
Please note that we do not sell your personal information to any third parties.
DSM protects your rights and only stores in and transfers your personal data to countries with established appropriate safeguards (such as a recognized legal adequacy mechanism or using standard contractual clauses with third parties) and ensures that it is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
We store cookies on your computer in compliance with the latest regulations, on the basis of your consent with our Cookie Management Tool (the banner on the website’s initial page), which will pop-up during your first visit on our website. By doing so, the website will function at its best and fastest. DSM will be able to improve its user-friendliness and adjust the website visualization, promotion and products display to your interests.
You can always withdraw your consent by clicking on the button at the bottom of the page “COOKIE PREFERENCES” and select different options. By changing your settings, you can also determine that your browser will not accept cookies from this website. Be aware that in such events, you may no longer be able to use all the possibilities and features of our website. For example, videos and animations remember some settings between sessions.
These cookies are necessary for our website to function and cannot be rejected or switched off, such as language selection, privacy settings or login information.
These cookies allow us to analyze the behavior of users on our website so we can count visits and traffic sources to measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see if we can better or ease users’ interaction with the site.
These cookies are used to serve you with advertising relevant to your interests, either within or outside our website.
And select “Advanced Settings”, to access the complete list and description of the cookies utilized on DSM.com and its sub-sites and to set your preferences.
We will keep your personal data only for the time required to serve the purposes for which it was obtained (and/or to comply with legal requirements). Afterwards, your personal data will be removed, deleted or de-identified.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes and that there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.
DSM handles your personal data with the utmost care. We have taken various technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against loss or alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or misuse. In this way, we secure our systems according to the applicable security controls from information security standards. Additionally, we make sure that these measures comply with applicable data protection and data security laws.
The DSM websites do not target and are not intended to be used by persons under the age of sixteen (16).
You can, at any time, unsubscribe or opt out from receiving electronic communications from DSM. If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails, you can click the unsubscribe button at the bottom of each promotional email you receive from us.
In addition, you have the following rights in relation to your personal data:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. When exercising your rights, the more specific you are, the better we can assist you with your request.
If you are concerned about the way DSM handles your data, please contact us and we will investigate your query. Please also remember that you have the right to lodge a complaint against DSM with a supervisory authority competent for your country or region.