1. Introduction

The website (the "Website") is operated by Smurfit Kappa Group ("Smurfit Kappa", "we", "us" and "our"). We are committed to protecting and respecting your right to privacy. This Cookies Policy ("Policy") sets out the basis on which we use cookies on the Website. Please read the following carefully and if you have any questions about this Policy or do not agree with it, please contact us at before using our Website.

We may change this Policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation affecting the way we use cookies and how you, as a user can manage them. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

2. What Are Cookies and How We Use Them?

A cookie is a small text file, often encrypted, that is places in your web browser on your PC, telephone, tablet or other device when you visit a website. During the course of your visit to that website, and on subsequent visit(s), the cookie send information from your browser about your visit(s). They do not damage your device.
Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you visit our Website and assists us in making improvements. It enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so that you don't have to keep re-entering or changing these details when you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another.

3. The Types of Cookies We Use

NECESSARY = Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.    

PREFERENCE = Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

STATISTICS = Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

MARKETING = Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

4. Managing Cookies Usage

You may refuse to accept or you may disable cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website or unable to avail of our services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to the Website. Additionally, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

You can find out how to do this by following the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility).

For more information on how to manage cookies, please visit However, please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the Website’s functionality may be lost. In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

5. Changes to this Policy

Any changes to our use of cookies for this Website will be posted here and if necessary, signposted from our web pages highlighting any changes.