Privacy Policy

Applicability of the Privacy Policy for Symrise AG and Its German Affiliates Pursuant to Sections 15 et seq. of the German Stock Companies Act (AktG)

The Symrise Privacy Policy applies to all websites for which German Symrise companies are responsible. Symrise websites may contain links to websites of third-party companies to which our Privacy Policy does not apply.

The safeguarding of personal information is of the highest priority for Symrise. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you how we protect your privacy when you provide us with personal information.

Personal information means information that identifies or describes you. This includes your name, address, telephone number, and email address.

Collecting Your Personal Information

When you visit our website, we do not normally collect any of your personal information. For statistical purposes, we only record information about your internet service provider, the website which directed you to our site, our web pages that you visit, and the duration and date of your visit. As an internet user, you remain anonymous. We collect this information only for purposes of data security and optimization of our websites. If we require information that enables us to identify you (personal information) or contact you, you will always be asked specifically for permission. This information is required in order to enable us to carry out specific requested transactions, e.g. a subscription to a newsletter or company magazine.

Use of Your Personal Information

The personal information collected on this website will only be used for the operation of the website and for provision of services or information requested or authorized by you.

With your permission, we will occasionally pass on the information you have provided to us within the Symrise Group so that you receive the information about Symrise you have requested.

Occasionally, Symrise also contracts other companies to provide limited services on behalf of Symrise. This includes services such as website hosting and answering inquiries. These companies only receive the information from us which require to provide the subcontracted service. The companies are required to maintain privacy with regard to your information and are not authorized to use the information for other purposes.

Online Application Information

Personal information provided in the course of an online application will only be collected, processed, or used for the purposes of processing the application. The information will not be provided to third parties without your permission. Before submitting your information, you must give express permission for your information to be collected, processed, and used as well as permission for such information to be passed on to other Symrise companies in Germany and abroad in order for the application to be processed. The user is responsible for the content of all information that he or she submits to the Symrise application tool. Your application will be checked by personnel officers, the relevant department and, where applicable, by the works council. It will only be passed on in line with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), in particular where Symrise is legally required to provide such information.

Control Over Your Personal Information

The personal information that you submit to the Symrise website will not be passed on without your permission, unless otherwise expressly provided in statutory privacy provisions.

You may view or amend the personal information we have collected at any time by writing to Symrise AG at Mühlenfeldstr. 1, 37603 Holzminden, Germany and you may revoke permission to use the information. If you should revoke such permission to use the information, we regret that we will no longer be able to provide the services for which we required the personal information.


We sometimes use cookies on our websites. Cookies are text information blocks that contain information to identify returning visitors exclusively during their visits to our website.

Cookies are stored on your computer hard drive and do not damage the hard drive. They do not contain any of your personal information. Internet browsers are normally configured to accept cookies. However, you may configure your browser to deactivate cookie storage or to require explicit permission before cookies can be installed.


We have taken relevant technical and organizational measures in order to protect your stored personal information from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continually updated in line with technological advances.

Amendments to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time with respect to applicable privacy regulations.