Cookie Policy & Control

This page was last updated on 01/06/20.  Whenever this policy is changed in a material way, you will be asked to renew your cookie consent. 

We, Kingspan Holdings (Ireland) Limited ("Kingspan Group") and each of our affiliates (“Kingspan Affiliate/s”),  through our global website www.kingspan.com, and each of our local sites, use cookies. These cookies help to ensure that our websites are secure and work properly, and if you consent so, it will help us to improve your experience across our websites by, for example, remembering your preference settings or sending you personalised information about our products and services.  


What are cookies? 

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They can improve your experience of using a website by, for example, remembering your preference settings and tracking your use of a website so that it can be improved to meet your needs. Most of our cookies only collect anonymous information. However, we or the other companies we use for cookies (listed below), may collect information such as log-in details and IP addresses that in some countries is considered personal data. We take your privacy seriously and would like you to understand how we process this personal data as per our Website Privacy Notice

You will be able to access other websites from the Kingspan Group and Kingspan Affiliate websites and these websites are not under our control. Please review their cookie and privacy policies when you visit them. 

Also, when you use an external account (such as Facebook or Disqus) to log-in to our website, note that any preferences saved (such as remembering log-in details) are saved and further managed by your account provider and this is outside of our control

 

What cookies do we use? 

We know that understanding cookies, their uses and how these uses affect your online experience can be challenging. We want to make this as simple as possible for you. Below, you will find a summary of the purposes for which we use cookies followed by a complete cookie list.  

Type 1: Functionality Cookies 

Strictly necessary cookies are used for security, or to enable the website to function – without these cookies you will not be able to use our websites. 

Functionality cookies that provide website services to enhance your experience and cookies that save your preferences e.g. website language, enquiries or comments you make on our website – these cookies are not necessary for your use of our websites but enabling these cookies can improve your website experience. A full list of functionality cookies is available below.  

Type 2: Analytical Cookies (Anonymised) 

Cookies that can tell us how (anonymised) users interact with our website, to help us improve. For these cookies, you will allow the companies we use (e.g. Google) to see some personal information e.g. IP address, but Kingspan will not see this information.  

If you accept these cookies, we will be able to analyse anonymous interactions such as: 

  • the sources from which you access our website,  

  • general online behaviour and interactions with our websites e.g. user clicks and number of website visits, and; 

  • general user preferences such as popular keyword searches and advert clicks.  

Type 3: Analytical Cookies (Personal)  

Cookies that allow us to use your personal information to tailor our product and service offering to you based on your interests, needs and interactions.  

If you accept these cookies, we will be able to analyse interactions such as:  

  • Utilising third party cookies (this means that they are provided by other companies, for example, Google or Facebook) to advertise to you based on your interests and interactions with Kingspan.  

What consent options do I have? 

Kingspan would like to have your consent to send cookies to your computer or mobile device. 

Our use of strictly necessary cookies does not require your consent. If you do not agree with the saving of strictly necessary cookies on your device, you should stop browsing our webpages. 

If you do not consent to our functionality cookies, some parts of our website may not work as you wish. 

Consent for Kingspan's cookies will last for 12 months, after which time we will ask you to renew your cookie consent. 

Can I withdraw my consent or manage my cookies? 

You can withdraw your consent to our cookies at any time, even if you have previously consented. More information about consent withdrawal is provided in our Website Privacy Notice

To manage you cookie preferences, please click below.  

You can also manage your cookies from your browser settings. You can find more information on how to do this here: 

What is the difference between a 'persistent' and a 'session' cookie? 

Persistent Cookie 

Session Cookie 

These cookies remain on your device between browsing sessions. They are activated each time you visit the website.  

These cookies allow for website operators to link your actions during a browsing session. A browsing session starts when you open your browser window and finishes when you close the browser window. These cookies are created temporarily. Once you close your browser, all cookies are deleted. 

 

Type 1: Functionality Cookies 

Strictly Necessary Cookies 

Cookie 

Purpose 

Type of Data 

Persistent / Session 

ASP.Net_SessionId 

(First Party Cookie) 

 

This cookie is used to remember the user's log-in status and identity the user throughout their session. 

Log-in details 

Session 

.ASPXFORMSAUTH 

(First Party Cookie) 

This is an essential cookie that stores the user's encrypted authentication ticket when using forms.  

Authentication details 

Session 

Ks_cp_accept  

(First Party Cookie) 

This cookie indicates the user has accepted the cookie pop up notice. It prevents the pop up being displayed repeatedly.  

 

User action and IP address 

Persistent 

 

Functionality Cookies (Enable website tools and saves preferences, enquiries and comments) 

Cookie 

Purpose 

Type of Data 

Persistent / Session 

CMSPreferredCulture  

(First Party Cookie) 

This cookie stores data such as website language and other preferences expressly chosen by the user. 

 

Your preferences 

 

Persistent 

Vimeo 

(Third Party Cookie) 

Used to display video content on our website. Learn more about Vimeo cookies

No data collected  

Session 

 

You Tube 

(Third Party Cookie) 

Used to display video content on our website. Learn more about You Tube cookies

No data collected  

Session 

 

Type 2: Analytical Cookies (Anonymised) 

Cookies to register sources and links 

Cookie 

Purpose 

Type of Data 

Persistent / Session 

BIMStore 

(Third Party Cookie) 

To identify what site you have entered BIMStore from. Learn more about BIMStore cookies.  

 

IP address and URL 

Persistent  

NBS National BIM Library 

(Third Party Cookie) 

To identify what site you have entered NBS National BIM Library from and track your behaviour based on your interactions with the NBS iframe on our website. Learn more about NBS National BIM Library cookies.  

IP address, URL and behavioural data 

Persistent 

URLReferrer 

(First Party Cookie) 

 

This cookie stores the URL from which you have visited the site e.g. typing the website address into Google.  

 

IP address and URL 

Persistent 

 

Cookies used to track and measure your activities and interactions on our website 

Cookie 

Purpose 

Type of Data 

Persistent / Session 

CMSAB<ABtestname> 

(First Party Cookie) 

This cookie facilitates the practice of serving different versions of the same page to different users and monitors how the versions perform against defined targets. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

Campaign 

(First Party Cookie) 

 

This cookie indicates which campaign IDs you have looked at on the website or which campaign IDs have brought you to the website, even if you are not logged in. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

CMSBodyClass 

(First Party Cookie) 

This cookie provides accessibility standards to measure your performance when visiting the website, to assess how the content of the website is displayed. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

CMSNoTestMVT<templateid> 

 (First Party Cookie) 

This cookie stores certain properties of your browser and context (such as language, device etc.).  It is used for Kingspan to measure and assess what accessibility standards fits users most. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

CMSMVT<mvtestname> 

 (First Party Cookie) 

This cookie works in a similar way to the AB Test – it facilitates the practice of serving different versions of parts of a page to different users and monitoring how the versions perform against defined targets. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

CurrentContact 

(First Party Cookie) 

A unique identifier for you is stored to track your activities on the website. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

 

Google Adwords 

(Third Party Cookie) 

Used to display relevant website pages based on your keyword search. These cookies allow us to measure the performance of these keyword ads by collecting data such as ad clicks and conversions so we can improve how we advertise. Learn more about Google Adwords cookies.  

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

Google Analytics 

(Third Party Cookie) 

Used to measure how you have interacted with our site such as; page views, clicks, visitor device, country, domain and time on site. Learn more about Google Analytics cookies.

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

TrackedCampaigns 

(First Party Cookie) 

 

This cookie stores the IDs for all the campaigns currently being tracked by you. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

Vimeo 

(Third Party Cookie) 

Used to display video content on our website and understand how users have interacted with the tool on our site. Learn more about Vimeo cookies.  

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

VisitorStatus 

(First Party Cookie) 

 

This cookie indicates if you have visited the website before. 

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

You Tube 

(Third Party Cookie) 

Used to display video content on our website and understand how users have interacted with the tool on our site. Learn more about You Tube cookies.  

Behavioural data 

Persistent 

 

 

We use cookies on our website www.kingspan.com. To find out more about the cookies we use, or to change your cookie preferences i.e. to remove your consent to our use of certain categories of cookies, please visit our Cookie Policy & Control page.

Please click "Accept and close" to accept the use of cookies on our website. If you do not click "Accept and close" but continue to use this website: you thereby consent to the use of all Kingspan's cookies and third party cookies for the purposes of improving performance, improving functionality and audience measurement, in accordance with the terms laid out in our Cookie Policy & Control page; and we will assume that you have read and understood our Cookie Policy & Control page.

The Cookie Policy & Control and Website Privacy Notice were updated on 13 August 2018.