2. Limited use of the ECHA website
3. Information published on the ECHA website
4. Linking policy
4.1. Links from the ECHA website to external websites
If one of the links provided on the ECHA website is not working, the User is invited to notify ECHA.
4.2. Links from external websites to the ECHA website
5. Intellectual Property Rights Notice
© European Chemicals Agency, 2007-2020.
Some of the information on the ECHA website is subject to intellectual property rights and other rights of third parties (see in particular Section 5.1.2 below).
5.1. Use of the information, documents and data from the ECHA website
5.1.1 ECHA’s material
A) General rule
Whole or substantial parts of databases
Systematic data collection
Specific terms for other uses may apply
5.1.2 Material subject to intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties
5.2. ECHA's trademarks
6. Personal data protection
7.1. Breach of the terms and conditions of the Legal Notice
7.2. Applicable law, and dispute settlement
8. Cookies on the ECHA website
8.1. What are cookies?
- the User's display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size;
Name Expiration Description
Session ID cookies
End of session Cookie Notification 1 month User preferences 1 year Google Analytics cookies 2 years (to distinguish users and sessions) 10 minutes (to throttle request rate) Internet Explorer Warning End of session Disclaimer 1 month AddThis cookies 30 minutes to 2 years
- _atuvc (2 years): makes sure that the User sees the updated count if it shares a page.
_atuvs (30 minutes): used in cooperation with the __atuvc. Allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on its device to make their service easier to use.
8.3. How to control cookies
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