Showa Denko K.K.
Cookie Policy

1.Introduction

We are committed to transparency and the protection of your privacy at Showa Denko K. K. ("Company", "we" "us"). This document tells you about our information gathering and data processing practices related to cookies and similar technologies we use on our website, SDK Innovation Infinity, ("our website") which is operated by us.

1.1Cookies

"Cookies" are small capacity text files that are saved in your browser or onto your device when you visit or use websites, applications, or online media, or see online advertising.

There are a number of different types of cookie. The type of cookie provided by us while you are visiting our website is a "first party cookie". This is because it is provided by us and we operate the domain you are accessing. A cookie provided by a company that does not operate the domain you are accessing is called a "third party cookie". While you are visiting our website, we allow third parties to set cookies on your browser (For details, see 2.2 below.).

Each cookie lasts for a different period of time. A "session cookie" will last only while your browser is open. When you close the browser, this cookie will be automatically deleted and your computer will forget you. A "persistent cookie" will survive even after the browser has been closed. As such, this cookie will recognize your device when you browse the internet by opening up the browser again. While this document is a Cookie Policy, it is also intended to cover the use of other identification technologies that we can use or which we can allow to be used when providing our website. When this Cookie Policy mentions cookies, it should be understood to include such similar technologies: “Local storage” generally refers to other places on a browser or device where information can be stored by websites, ads, or third parties (such as HTML5 local storage and browser cache).

2.How do we use cookies?

2.1The types of cookies

We use following types of cookies:

"Performance cookies"
These cookies collect information about how our visitors use our website, such as information regarding which pages visitors go to most often, and whether they get error messages from web pages. These cookies enable us to ensure that the website works properly and that we can fix any errors. We also use this cookie to improve the way the site works and better present content to you.

2.2The purposes of cookies and other information

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.Cookie type Source Name Purpose References Duration
Performance cookies Google Analytics _ga These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our website. The cookies collect information in an aggregated form, including the number of visitors to our website, where visitors have come to our website from and the pages they visited. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage 2 years
_gid 24 hours
_gat_*** 1 minute
_dc_gtm_*** 1 minute
_utma This cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing _utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from set/update
_utmt This cookie is used to throttle request rate. 10 minutes
_utmb This cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing _utmb cookies exists. This cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 30minutes from set/update
_utmc This cookie is not used in ga.js. but set for interoperability with urchin.js. End of browser session
_utmz This cookie is used to store the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months from set/update
  This cookie is used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. The cookie is also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from set/update
- visitor_id810313 This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our website. - 3650 days

3.What information do we obtain through cookies

The information we obtain through cookies includes your device IP address, identifiers associated with your devices, types of devices connected to our services, web browser characteristics, device characteristics, language preferences, referring/exit pages, clickstream data, and dates and times of website visits. Please note that where we collect information via cookies from your device which identifies you (“personal data”), we will process such information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

4.Your choices

For the use of cookies listed in Section 2, we ask for your consent through a pop-up displayed on our website when you first visit it, when you visit after you have removed the cookies on your device and when we have added new cookies. You can also, at any time, delete the cookies that have been set and change your browser settings to block some or all of any other cookies that are set on your device in the future. Please see the following links of commonly used browsers for instructions on how to manage cookie preferences via the browser settings:

You can also visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.

5.Contact details

For any questions or requests relating to this Cookie Policy, you can contact us by email at sdk_marketing@showadenko.com.