Web & Cookie Policy

Komatsu Forest uses cookies, web beacons and similar technologies on our website in order to offer you the best possible user experience, to analyse and develop our systems and services, and to show you targeted advertisements for our products and services, even on other websites.

Purpose and scope

This policy describes how Komatsu Forest processes personal data when you use our websites and is a complement to our privacy policy. The purpose of this policy is to provide you, as website visitor, with information about why and how your personal data may be collected in connection with your visit, how long it will be stored and how the processing can be managed or disabled.

This policy may be changed or updated, and the latest version is always available on our website.

What are cookies?

When you visit Komatsu Forest’s websites, we collect and process your IP address and information about your visit using cookies, web beacons and similar technologies. Any references to “cookies” in this policy also encompass similar technologies used to retrieve and store information in your browser in a manner similar to that of cookies.

A "cookie" is usually a small text-based data file that is stored in your browser when you visit a website, for example, to facilitate certain features, such as site navigation. They can also be used to track the pages you visit on the website, save your registered information or remember your preferences. Cookies will not affect your computer in any way, they will only improve and make your user experience more efficient.

Cookies and Personal Data

We do not use cookies to identify you personally or to store your personal data, unless you choose to register your contact information such as name, address, email address and company in any of our website forms. In this case, you can choose to unsubscribe/withdraw your consent by following the specific instructions in the mailings from us or by sending an e-mail to us at gdpr@komatsuforest.com. In order to register or edit any personal data, you first need to accept Dynamics 365 Marketing cookies. Otherwise you will not be able to access our forms which are embedded with javascript from Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing.

Why do we use cookies?

Komatsu Forest uses cookies to collect visitor statistics and analyze the behavior of visitors, in order to optimize website structure and functionality, improve our communication, to try to understand your interests and to customize the content that is relevant to you when you navigate the site.

When possible, we will combine data about your browsing behavior and reactions to our mailings with the personal data you have registered through one of our online forms. This is done to better understand your interests and to provide you with a personalized experience.

We may also partner with or engage other companies, such as Facebook, which we then allow to place cookies on our website. Data from such cookies, together with any information they collect by other means, are even used by the third party for, among other things, measurement data, statistics and advertising. We may use the information stored by such third-party cookies to show you relevant advertisements for our products and services, even on other websites.

Cookie types and storage time

Komatsu Forest’s websites use both first-party cookies, which we can control, and third-party cookies that are found in other organizations’ internet Tools.

Cookies can be either session cookies that are deleted automatically when you close your browser, or permanent cookies that remain on your device for a period of time (depending on the cookie and your browser settings) or until you delete them.

Our own permanent cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device for a maximum of 2 years.

The information you provide in one of our website forms is saved as long as it's relevant or until you withdraw your consent.

Third-party cookies

Komatsu Forest’s sites contain some embedded content such as external websites displayed via iframe and videos embedded via links, for example from Mascus and YouTube. The websites also use plug-ins for sharing to social media such as Facebook (button "like"), Twitter ("Share on Twitter") and LinkedIn.

These external sites may leave cookies on your computer or mobile device and transfer the information for example to your account in social media if you're signed in to their respective services.

Also analytics and performance cookies are used in connection with the services provided by third parties, for example Google Analytics.

This website may also allow third parties, such as Facebook, to place cookies on the website that we can use for remarketing. Remarketing is interest-based advertising, that is, your website behaviour, together with information collected by other means by such third parties, may be used for targeted advertisements on other websites.

Share content via email

On Komatsu Forest’s websites you can share content via e-mail. In these cases, only one e-mail will be sent to the designated recipient and his/her data will not be saved afterwards.

Cookies and consent

You can choose whether to accept cookies on your device. Your consent is required for the use of all cookies, with the exception of those necessary to provide a functioning website and the functionality you choose.

If you do not agree to our use of cookies, or if you have previously accepted our use and have now changed your mind, you can change your cookie preferences at any time as described below.

How can you manage or disable cookies?

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse or disable cookies. You can also delete existing cookies. The steps to do this vary depending on the browser used, but generally instructions can be found by using the "Help" feature available in your browser.

You can decide which cookies you want to allow when visiting our websites. You can set your preferences in our cookie settings function, where you can also see which category each cookie belongs to and how it is used. You can change your preferences at any time by following this link: 

Please note that if you opt to disable cookies, some features on this website may be disabled as well.

Third-party services and third-party applications found on our website are subject to the individual privacy policies of the concerned third-parties. We recommend that you also consult those policies. Some of our third-party cookies from other organizations’ internet tools offer an opt-out possibility from their cookies. These can be found in the list of our cookies below.

More information about cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

More information about cookies at komatsuforest.com

If you are interested in knowing exactly which cookies we use on this website you can find a complete list of these if you click on the link below:

List of Cookies


Social Media House Rules & Privacy Notice can be found here: 

Social Media House Rules and Privacy Notice


Your rights and contact information

Komatsu Forest, org nr 556079-5949, on the address P.O. Box 7124, 907 04 Umeå, Sweden, is responsible for processing your personal data. If you wish to contact us in connection with our processing of your personal data, you are welcome to do so by sending an e-mail to; gdpr@komatsuforest.com.

For more information about your rights and how Komatsu Forest processes personal data, please see our privacy policy.

Published: April 5th 2018
Uppdated: April 24th 2019
Last updated: October 1st 2020