Cookies & Metsä Group

In accordance with the new EU legislation effective from 26 May 2011, we hereby inform you about the use of cookies on Metsä Group’s Web site.


1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you. Cookies are stored on your computer and not on this Site.


2. What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies we may use on our Web sites include:

​Cookie type​Purpose
​Strictly necessary cookies​These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the services asked for cannot be provided.
​Website analytics/performance cookies​These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website (for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages). These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the website works.
​Functionality cookies​These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies may also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our Web sites, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.


3. How to accept or block cookies?

 Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to do so or to notify the user when a cookie is being sent. If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser help menu to learn how to disable cookies.

Please note that if you deny accepting a cookie, you may not be able to access or use all the Metsä Group Web site functions that would otherwise be available.


4. Cookies being used by this website

We have listed below the cookies currently in use in our Web sites. From time to time, we have other cookies in use which are not listed here. These may be for instance cookies set by trusted third parties of Metsä Group such as our Web development partners. Under no circumstances will personally identifiable (IE name, email address) be sent to or used by any third party.
Adobe SiteCatalyst (
 Adobe uses cookies, log file data and embedded code to gather data on behalf of Metsä Group about visits to the Metsä Group sites. Metsä Group uses this information to track volume of usage on the sites and to help improve the services it provides to users.

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ISA and ASP.NET related cookies

Both these cookies are coming from used technologies and are cleared at the end of session. These cookies are used to ensure that the user is accessing same server during the session and for example is able to use back and forward navigation functions.

Survey cookies

These cookies are used only when Web user survey is ongoing on Metsä Group web sites. Purpose of these cookies is to provide normal survey functionalities, for example popup and reminder possibilities.

Language / product choice and contact form related cookies

In some Metsä Group  Web sites these cookies are used for enabling the user to choose the language for product pages and be able to fill in user feedback / contact forms.