A cookie is a small text file that the website sends to your device for the purpose of keeping records. It identifies your device, typically your web browser, but it cannot identify you as an individual.
Cookies necessary for a personalized user experience remember your preferences (e.g. language used) as well as your activities (e.g. login status, items in cart, etc.) on our website, while other cookies provide enhanced functionality, gather analytical data to improve performance, enable us or our Adtech partners to deliver personalized advertisements by tracking you across the internet, or enable sharing via social media.
You can choose whether to allow us or third-parties (our Adtech and social media partners) to set cookies which are not strictly necessary for the functioning of the website via the cookie banner and settings provided on the individual websites (available where legally required).
In order to analyze user access and optimize advertising distribution, Kao Group Companies have acquired statistical website usage information through cookies or web beacons operated by 3rd party service providers*1 and also distributed advertising via 3rd party service provider on their websites. The cookie information used for access analysis or advertising distribution by 3rd party service providers cannot be used to distinguish an individual. Kao Group Companies in conjunction with 3rd party service providers have optimized and distributed advertising (ex. retargeting advertising and behavior targeting advertising) based on the customer's previous access to Kao Group website or other website with a combination of 1st party cookie (ex. Google Analytics Cookie) and 3rd party cookie (ex. DoubleClick Cookie).
If you refuse to have your information collected by Google Analytics on Kao Group Companies websites, you can suspend collection of information by enabling the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on on the following Google page.