We at Henkel Limited (“Henkel”) use cookies to enable you to get more out of our website (the “Website”). This Cookies Policy sets out what cookies may be set when you visit the Website and how to reject or delete those cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small units of data temporarily stored on your computer or mobile device to increase your website experience. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is an anonymous number (randomly generated) stored on your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer.

Types of cookies

First-party Cookies

First-party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and they can only be read by that site. For more information about the first-party cookies set on the Website, please see “Cookies set on the Website” below.

Third-party Cookies

Third-party cookies are set by other organisations that we use for different services. For example, we use external analytics services and these suppliers set cookies in order to report to us what’s popular and what’s not.

The Website may contain content embedded from YouTube, for example.  YouTube may set its own cookies on your browser in order to display video content and monitor non-attributable statistical information. Information on YouTube’s privacy policy and how to opt out can be found here: 

The Website also enables “plug-ins” from Facebook and Twitter and those sites may set a cookie when you are also logged into their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Henkel has no control over, nor accepts liability for third-party cookies. Please refer to the relevant third-party's website for more information.

How do we use cookies?

The information contained in cookies on the Website is used to improve our services to you, for example:

  • as necessary for website operation, for example, to enable you to login to areas of the Website;
  • enabling a service to recognize your device so you don't have to give the same information several times for a task or during a session, e.g. filling out a web form or a web survey or remembering your preferences;
  • supporting the My Collection functionality
  • allowing the video player to function properly;
  • measuring how many people are using services, enabling those services to be made easier to use and ensuring there's enough capacity to enable them to process at a reasonable speed; and
  • recording your visit to the Website and the pages you have visited and links you have followed, to make the Website more relevant to your interests (we may also share this information with third parties for this purpose);
  • analyzing anonymized data in relation to the use of the Website to help us understand how people interact with the different aspects of our online services so we can make them better.

How to control and delete cookies

If you decide not to accept cookies, certain features of the Website may not be displayed or may not work properly. This will restrict what you can do on the Website and may have an impact on design and user experience.

Examples of features that may be affected:

  • using the My Collection functionality
  • receiving a personalized experience of the website
  • watching videos
  • liking and sharing a page on social networks
  • viewing embedded content

If you wish to restrict or block cookies on the Website you can do this through your browser settings. The “Help” function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies.

Cookies set on the Website

Below is a list of the main cookies used on the Website and what each is used for.

Cookie Policy


This cookie stores info about a user’s choice about cookies i.e. whether they accept the use of cookies on the Website. The cookie is set once the user accepts ('true') or declines ('false') the usage of cookies.



The myCollection Cookie is used to store the numeric IDs of a user’s content collection as well as a possible "received” content collection. If user denies cookies, usage of My Collection is not possible. Upon request of the My Collection Section the IDs are transferred to the Server and evaluated. No information aside from the collection-IDs is used.]


Several Cookies are used to store anonymous information about the user. This information is used to provide targeted content to the user. For example:


This cookie stores information about the pages topics a user has visited. The Topic Name as well as a calculated factor are stored and evaluated upon the user requesting a page.


This cookie stores information about the origin of the user’s visit to the Website. This information may again be used to provide personalised content to the user.


If a user is referred from a search engine, the search engine may provide the Keywords a user has searched for. This information can be evaluated to display selected content.

Website statistics

  • „webtrekkOptOut“ Cookie
    This Cookie is set when a user refuse data storage of his visit. (Privacy Statement)
  • wt_rla
    This cookie prevents unwanted multiple tracking requests.
  • wt3_eid
    This cookie allows a user to be recognized as a website visitor by using an anonymous and unique ID.
  • wt3_sid
    This cookie detects related user sessions.
  • wt_cdbeid
    This cookie allows anonymous counting of the number of visitors across devices.

Stock information

    This cookie is technically necessary and used for optimization of the loading performance of the stock tool. 
    This cookie is technically necessary and used for optimization of the loading performance of the stock tool.


  • JSESSIONID and INGRESSCOOKIE are being used for loadbalancing purposes and session stickiness. This anonymous and technical session identifier is required for some website features.


Besides the cookies listed above, further first-party or third-party cookies may be used in (external) content embedded in the Website using technologies like iFrames, JavaScript etc. By accepting cookies, you also accept that such content may use cookies.

Use the button below to switch between allowing and not allowing cookies set by the Website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about cookies or your privacy when using this Website, please send an email to: