Data Protection Statements
Personal Data Privacy Statement
- Collection of Personal Data.
- Use of Personal Data.
- Sharing of Personal Data.
- Applying for Employment.
- Cookies and Similar Technologies.
- Sensitive Personal Data and Children’s Data.
- Access, Correction, and Other Data Subjects’ Rights.
- Data Security and Integrity.
- International Transfers.
- Links to Other Websites.
- Contact Information.
This Personal Data Privacy Statement describes how Ashland Global Holdings Inc., and its commercial units and majority-owned or controlled subsidiaries (“Ashland”) collect, use, disclose, transfer, or otherwise process personal data about our website visitors, job applicants, and employees and agents of our suppliers, and service providers, particularly with respect to personal data that we receive from the EU, EEA, Switzerland, and the UK. Ashland processes your personal data according to this privacy statement and as permitted or required by law.
This privacy statement also describes the choices you have regarding the use of your personal data and how you can access or correct it. Additionally, we discuss the security procedures we have put into place to protect your personal data.
Ashland may collect information that you voluntarily give us, such as via our website, in person, or through email, mail, or social media platforms.
As permitted or required by local law, Ashland may collect the following information about you:
- Contact information, such as name, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses;
- Account information, such as usernames, passwords, and transaction-related data for website accounts or e-commerce stores;
- Product and services information, such as the product or service you ordered;
- Financial information, such as credit card and bank account information;
- Website usage data, such as your IP address, browser type and version, browser language, operating system, time of access, website you previously visited, or other information detailed in Section 6 below; and
- Other identifying information we may obtain from you, as disclosed in other policies or notices.
Ashland may use your personal data for providing products or services; business management, including communications with you; legal and compliance related activities; for the technical functionality of our website; and processing employment applications. Ashland may also use information about you as required or permitted by applicable local law, such as with your consent.
- Providing Products and 亿彩票官网.
Ashland may use your personal data for the purposes of providing or improving our products or services. For example, Ashland may process your personal data to establish or maintain customer relationships; provide access to accounts or e-commerce websites; process orders; perform financial, accounting, or administrative functions; for project management; or other permissible purposes.
Our legal bases for processing your personal data for ordering or providing products or services include your consent; for the performance of a contract; and to further Ashland’s legitimate business interests. Our legitimate business interests may relate to managing Ashland’s business and our relationship with you.
- Communication and Business Management.
Ashland may use your personal data for the purpose of communicating with you, for marketing and advertising purposes, for improving our website, or for business management purposes. For example, we may send you email communications regarding our products or services or request your input via surveys. We may process your personal data to establish or maintain business relationships with our suppliers or service providers; provide access to accounts or e-commerce websites; process orders; conduct aggregate analysis or business intelligence; perform financial, accounting, or administrative functions; for project management; respond to inquiries; provide customer support; address issues or disputes; or otherwise manage our business or relationship with you. We may merge Personal Data with other information Ashland has about you.
Our legal bases for processing your personal data for communications include your consent; for the performance of a contract; for marketing, advertising, and promoting our products and services; to meet our legal obligations; and our legitimate business interests. Our legitimate business interests include managing Ashland’s business or our relationship with you, improving our website, and complying with Ashland’s global legal obligations or legal processes (such as fraud prevention or detection and for evidentiary purposes).
- Technical Functionality of Our Website.
When you visit our website, we process certain information that is automatically transmitted about and by the computer system you are using, so that your browser can display our website and you can use the website. This information is automatically collected for each visit to our website. Please see Section 6 below on Cookies and Similar Technologies for additional information.
- Legal and Compliance.
Ashland may use your personal data for legal or compliance related purposes. This may include enforcing our legal agreements; preventing prohibited or illegal activities; cooperating or complying with government investigations, litigation, or discovery; regulatory requirements, corporate investigations, dispute resolution, or others.
Our legal bases for processing your personal data for legal and compliance purposes are to meet our legal obligations or to further Ashland’s legitimate business interests, which include efficiently running and managing Ashland’s businesses, including complying with applicable local law.
We may share your personal data for purposes of providing products or services, to communicate with you and improve our website, for business process execution and business management, for the technical functionality of the website, and for legal and compliance related purposes. Ashland shares information about you consistent with this privacy statement to the extent necessary to carry out the purposes described in this privacy statement, and as permitted or required by local law.
- Providing Products and 亿彩票官网.
In order to provide you with products and services, Ashland may share your personal data with our employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, and service providers. Our service providers may include information technology and security providers; financial institutions; customer service providers; and others that provide order fulfillment, shipping, financial, accounting, auditing, and actuarial services.
- Communication and Business Management.
We may share your personal data in communicating with you, for marketing or advertising purposes, and for other business management purposes. As part of these efforts, we may share your personal data with our employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, and service providers, such as customer relationship management service providers, social media networks (where you use those services to connect with us), market research service providers, information and technology service providers, financial institutions and others that provide financial, accounting, auditing, actuarial, tax preparation, business process outsourcing, insurance, or other technical, logistical, and administrative services.
- Technical Functionality of the Website
In order to provide this functioning website, we may share personal data with our IT service providers, such as web hosting providers, web design agencies web shop providers, others, and as further described in Section 6 below on Cookies and Similar Technologies.
- Legal and Compliance.
We may also share your personal data to for legal and compliance purposes; to enforce our agreements, pursue remedies, or limit our damages; to detect, prevent, or address fraud or other suspected illegal activity; and where necessary to protect the rights, privacy, property, or safety of others. As part of our legal and compliance efforts, we may share personal data with our attorneys, governmental entities, supervisory authorities, law enforcement agencies, or others as required or permitted by applicable local law.
- Business Reorganization and Others.
Ashland may share personal data as part of corporate transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures; however, your personal data used in those transactions will still be protected in accordance with this privacy statement. In addition, we may share your personal data with your consent, at your direction, or where other reasons allow it or other laws require it.
If you are applying for a job at Ashland, we may collect information from you, such as information found in your application, resume, and other employment records; information received from references you have provided, or from others. Job applicants will be informed of any additional terms that apply when they submit their applications.
Ashland may use your personal data when considering your application for employment. Our legal bases for processing your personal data for employment application purposes are your consent and to further Ashland’s legitimate business interests, which include efficiently running and managing Ashland’s business, including complying with applicable local law.
During the application and hiring process we may share your personal data with our employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, and service providers, including, recruiting service providers, hiring consultants and agencies, information and technology service providers, human resources information system providers, and others. Where permitted by local law and with your authorization, we may also share your information with background check service providers, drug testing service providers, and others.
We use "cookies", web beacons, or similar technologies on our website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a website visitor's device to help us improve access, use, and security of our website and identify repeat visitors to our website. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you do not have to enter a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our website. Web beacons are objects embedded into webpages that allow us to monitor site activity. Cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies can also help us track and target your interests so that we can enhance your experience on our website, conduct analytics, determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns, and direct advertisements or other marketing activities. However, the information we collect using cookies will not be used by us to create individual user profiles or to evaluate your individual browsing behavior.
We may also collect other automated information from you, such as your browser type and language, your operating system, your IP address, the date and time you visited our site, the URLs of websites you visited before and after visiting our website, the web search that landed you on our website, and web pages and advertisements you view and links you click on within our website.
- Specific Information about Google Analytics.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. In addition, on our website we use Google Analytics with an anonymizing feature so that any further processing of your IP addresses in abridged form, eliminating a direct link to you.
You have the ability to opt-out of our use of Google Analytics. You may opt-out in one of the following ways:
We may also include links to social media platforms such as , , , , and . After clicking on the link, you will be redirected to the page of the respective provider. For information on the handling of your data when using the websites or features of other providers, please refer to the respective data privacy policies by these providers.
Ashland will not use sensitive data (such as data that reveal racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership) unless otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.
Ashland does not knowingly collect personal data from children.
If you are an EU data subject, then under the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you have certain rights as data subject, which you may assert against us. A summary of those rights are provided below. For more detailed information about these rights, and the limitations on these rights, you may access the full text of the GDPR at .
Right to information: You may request confirmation from us as to whether we are processing your personal data, and if so, receive information about what personal data we are processing, the purposes for which it is being processed, recipients of your personal data, how it is stored and for how long, the sources of your personal data, any use of automated decision-making, and a copy of the data.
Right to correction: You may demand correction of the personal data stored about you if it is inaccurate or incorrect.
Right to deletion: You may request that we delete your personal data without delay. However, in some situations we may lawfully refuse to delete your data immediately. For example, there is no right to immediate deletion of your personal data if our processing of your personal data is necessary for (i) the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, (ii) the fulfilment of a legal obligation to which we are subject (e.g. statutory retention obligations) or (iii) the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Right to limitation of processing: You may request that we limit the processing of your personal data.
Right to data transferability: You may request that we provide you with a copy of your personal data that you have submitted to us in a structured, current, and machine-readable format.
Right of revocation: Where your consent serves as the lawful basis of our processing of your personal data, you may revoke your consent to that processing at any time, and without cost to you.
Right to objection: You may object to the further processing of your personal data. This is a limited right, as our legitimate interests may allow us to continue to process your personal data, despite your objection.
Right of appeal to a supervisory authority: You may file a complaint with the relevant governmental authority in the member state (or the UK or Switzerland) where you reside, work or suspect infringement to have occurred, if you believe that the processing of your personal data has occurred in violation of the GDPR. This right of appeal does not preclude you from seeking other administrative or judicial remedies.
We take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We also make reasonable efforts to keep your personal data reliable for its intended use, accurate, current, and complete.
We retain your personal data for as long as reasonably required for our business purposes, to comply with our legal obligations, and in compliance with our data retention policies and procedures.
We provide our employees, service providers, or other authorized third parties with access to your personal data to on a need to know basis only. In our contracts with our service providers, we require that they only use the personal data we provide them for purposes of providing us, and in some cases you, with their services.
We store, collect, and otherwise process information mainly in the USA, India, Switzerland, Poland, Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, UK, and other locations where Ashland or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or service providers maintain office. As a result, your personal data may be transferred outside of the European Union, European Economic Area, Switzerland, and the UK.
Ashland abides by local laws and restrictions relating to the transfer of the personal data that it collects, including the GDPR. Ashland also uses and abides by for data transfers to data controllers and data processors established outside of the European Union, European Economic Area, Switzerland, and the UK.
As permitted by law, we may change this privacy statement from time to time by posting a revised privacy statement on this website or a similar website that replaces this website and changing the “last modified” date. Prior to the effective date of any material changes to this website, we will notify you, either by email or through a prominent notice, about those changes.
Where required by applicable law, we will revise this privacy statement if we change the purposes of the processing of your personal data. Please revisit and review the terms of this website periodically to ensure you understand how we are processing your personal data.
If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy statement or any of your rights under it, including requesting access to your personal data, please contact us at:
Ashland Legal Department
Attention: Chief Privacy Officer
50 E. RiverCenter Blvd.
P.O. Box 391
Covington, KY 41012-0391 USA
Or by email at privacy@
Last Modified: June 4, 2018
Information about your right of objection
If you are an EU data subject, you may have a right to object at any time to the processing of your data on the basis of legitimate interests under Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. If you object, we will no longer process your data, unless our legitimate interests may allow us to continue to process your personal data, despite your objection.
Please address your objection to:
Ashland Legal Department
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