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To find out more about cookies generally, visit allaboutcookies.org.

Why does this site use cookies?

As is true of most other websites, matthey.com uses cookies to find out information about how visitors are using the website, to make some advanced functionality work (for example, our share price) and to personalise the website experience so it is more relevant to the visitor. These cookies may be delivered in a first-party or third-party context. You have many choices regarding the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please read ‘how can I manage my cookies’ below.

What cookies does matthey.com use?

This website uses cookies for tracking, improvement and functional purposes.

The primary use of cookies is for Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purposes of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using the Johnson Matthey website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Below is a full list of the cookies used by this website:

CookiePurposeMore information
__utmaA Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: Persistent
Tracks the number of times a visitor has been to our website, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
__utmbA Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: 30 minutes
Tracks approximately how long a visitor stays on our website.
__utmcA Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: At end of session
Tracks approximately how long a visitor stays on our website.
__utmzA Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: 6 months
Tracks where a visitor came from, for example which search engine, search keyword or link they used.
ASPSESSIONIDAABRCDARThis website uses this cookie to identify you as a unique user of the website in case of a login.

Lifespan: At the end of session


How can I manage my cookies?

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