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?

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small datasets that are stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website. 

You can delete individual cookies or all cookies. Furthermore, you will receive information and instructions on how these cookies or their storage can be blocked in advance.

Depending on the provider of your browser, you will find the necessary information under the following links:

You can decide which cookies you allow when visiting our website. You can adapt this in the cookie settings function. You can also see there, which category the respective cookie belongs to and how it is used. You can change your settings at any time via this link: 


Please note that certain functions on this website may also be disabled if you disable cookies.  

The services and programs of third-party companies provided on this website are part of the integrity directive of the respective company. We recommend that you also inform yourself about this. Several of our cookies from third-party providers from the internet tools of other organisations offer the opt-out alternative for your cookies. These are contained in the list of our cookies below.

More information about cookies:

Storage duration and cookies used:

If you allow us to use cookies via your browser settings or consent, the following cookies can be used on our web pages:

List of Cookies


Technically necessary cookies 

Nature and purpose of processing: 

We use cookies to make our website more user friendly. Several elements of our website require that the accessing browser can also be identified after a page change.

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify use of the websites for the users. Several functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this, it is necessary that the browser is also recognised after a page change.

Legal basis and legitimate interest: 

Processing is performed according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the user-friendly design of our website.


The recipients of the data, where applicable, are technical service providers, who perform the operation and maintenance of our website as processors.

Provision prescribed or necessary:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed. However, without this data, the service and the functionality of our website is not guaranteed. Individual services may also not be available or may be limited.


Read the information about your right of objection pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR further below.

Technically unnecessary cookies

Furthermore, we use cookies to tailor the offer on our website better to the interests of our visitors or generally improve it on the basis of statistical evaluations.
Please see the information further below regarding the presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used, to find out which cookies are set by providers.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for this processing is your respective consent, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.


The recipients of the data, where applicable, are technical service providers, who perform the operation and maintenance of our website as processors. 
Please see the information further below regarding the presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used, to find out about additional recipients.

Third-country transfer:

You can find the information about this from the lists of individual presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analysis providers.

Provision prescribed or necessary:

You can also of course always view our website without any cookies. Web browsers are regularly set in such a way as to accept cookies. You can generally deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings (see Withdrawal of consent).

Please note that individual functions of our website may possibly not work if you have deactivated the deployment of cookies.

Withdrawal of consent:

You may withdraw your consent at any time using our Cookie Consent Tool. 


Please see the information further below regarding the presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used to find out about the extent to which we analyse the behaviour of website users with pseudonymised user profiles.

Cookies and personal data

We do not use any cookies to identify you personally or store your personal data, unless you decide to register your contact details, such as name, address, email address and company, in one of our website forms. In this case, you can cancel/withdraw your consent by following the specific instructions in the mailings from us or send us an email to To register or edit personal data, you must first accept marketing cookies. Otherwise, you cannot access our forms that are embedded with Javascript by Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing.

Cookies of third-party providers

The Komatsu Forest sites contain some embedded content, such as external websites, which are displayed via Iframe, videos that are embedded via links, such as Mascus and YouTube. The websites also use plug-ins for distribution in social media such as Facebook (“Like” button), Twitter (“Share on Twitter”) and LinkedIn. 

These external sites may leave cookies on your computer or mobile device and transfer the data to your account in social media, for example, if you are registered for their respective services.

Analytics and performance cookies may also be used in connection with third-party services, for example, Google Analytics.

These websites may also permit third-party companies, such as Facebook, to place cookies on the website, which we can used for remarketing (new advertising). Remarketing means interest-based advertising, i.e. that your behaviour on the website can be used for targeted ads on other websites, together with the data that these third-party companies have recorded themselves.

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed YouTube videos into our website. The operator of the relevant plug-ins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter “YouTube”). YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”). If you visit a site with the YouTube plug-in, a link is created to YouTube servers. During the course of this, YouTube is notified about which sites you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, your surfing behaviour can be personally allocated to you by YouTube. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand. 

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about the user behaviour. 

You can obtain additional information about the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube in the provider’s privacy policy. You will also receive additional information about your relevant rights and configuration options for protecting your privacy ( 

Withdrawal of consent:

The provider does not currently offer any possibility for a basic opt-out or blocking of the data transmission. If you intend to prevent your activities on our website from being tracked, please withdraw your consent in the Cookie Consent Tool for the relevant cookie category or all technically unnecessary cookies and data transmissions. However, in this case, you may possibly not be able to use our website at all or only to a limited extent.

Use of Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: “Google”) is used on this website. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there, as a rule. However, due to the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened in advance by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address sent by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google.

You can find more detailed information about terms of use and data protection.  

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide other services for the website operator in relation to the website use and internet use.

The data sent by use and linked to cookies, user identifications (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs are deleted automatically after 14 months. The deletion of data for which the retention period has been reached takes place automatically once per month.

Withdrawal of consent:

You can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our website by clicking on this link. During the course of this, an opt-out cookie is installed on your device. This prevents the recording by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
You can also prevent the storage of the cookies with an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website in their entirety.

You can also prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: Browser add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics.

You can find our “Social Media House Rules” & Privacy Policy further below: 

Social Media House Rules and Privacy Notice


Your rights and contact information

If you wish to contact us with respect to our processing of your personal data, please send an email to;

You can find further details about your rights and how Komatsu Forest processes personal data in our privacy policy.

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

Last updates: May 16th 2022