Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy of Metso websites has been posted and is effective as of March 20, 2014.

The protection of your privacy during your visit to this website is very important to Metso. Please read this Privacy Policy before using the site.

By accessing and using this site, you indicate your agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy please do not use this website.

This site may contain links to other sites. Please note that Metso is not responsible for the privacy or contents of any other websites.

In general, most of the pages on Metso websites are provided mainly for information purposes and visitors are able to use most areas of these sites without giving any personal data. Data about your activity on Metso websites is collected and may be connected with your personal data, if Metso holds such data.


From time to time, a file may be placed on your computer to improve the effectiveness of this site and Metso's services to you. This file is usually referred to as a "cookie" and many sites use this technology. Cookies are pieces of data stored on your computer's hard drive or browser, and not on this site. Information gathered by cookies is used to improve our communication and is compiled in order to improve the general level of services from Metso. Most browsers are set to accept cookies and in most browsers you can change your settings to refuse all cookies or to tell you when a cookie is being sent.

Protecting privacy and personal data

Metso is committed to protecting your privacy and personal data. Metso applies a high level of protection and processes your personal data in accordance with applicable personal data legislation and privacy principles.

Metso will only store personal data as required to meet legal and regulatory requirements or as needed to provide better services to you. To provide better services to you it may be necessary to ask for or obtain personal data. If you provide or have provided Metso with any personal data, Metso may use it to provide services to you or to respond to your requests. By providing information to Metso through this site you acknowledge and accept the collection, use and disclosure of personal data of the type and for the limited purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Metso will not transfer any personal data outside Metso or its partners and affiliates.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze 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. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of Metso, Google will use this information for the purpose 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 to Metso. 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. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

Other third-party tools running on this website

We use a range of third-party tools on this website to enable features such as social media sharing and survey forms. In some cases these third-party tools will place a cookie on your computer and use tracking technology for the purpose of personalizing your experience or targeting advertizing. Please refer to the privacy statements of the individual tools you see on this website. The provider is usually clearly identified and provides links to privacy information, for example

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