Cookies policy

Our website www.syngenta.com uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognize your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term "cookies" in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your preferences, analyze how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to "remember me" when logging in, a cookie will store your username.

The cookies used by www.syngenta.com:

  • won't collect information that personally identifies you
  • will collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user's general location.
  • will not be used to give information to third party marketing companies or media advertisers.

The cookies we use for www.syngenta.com

Cookie name Description
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These cookies are set as part of Google Analytics and used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.
__unam This cookie is set as part of the ShareThis1 service, a third party social media widget. It monitors click-stream activity, e.g. web pages viewed and navigated, and time spent on pages.
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These cookies are set as part of the ShareThis1 service, a third party social media widget. They allow you to share any articles on our site via your favorite social network.

1 We are advised that the ShareThis service only personally identifies you if you have separately signed up with ShareThis for an account with them and given them your consent.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Links to other Syngenta websites

This site contains hyperlinks to other websites operated by Syngenta or other Syngenta entities ("Other Syngenta Website(s)"). These Other Syngenta Websites are separate and distinct websites. Each serves a different purpose. Each Other Syngenta Website is therefore governed by its own cookies policy. If you access Other Syngenta Websites through links on this site, please take a few minutes to review the cookies policy on each Other Syngenta Website you visit.

Links to other web sites

This site may contain embedded content from, or links to, web sites operated by other companies, including websites operated by our third-party service providers, our affiliates, and other third parties including social media websites such as YouTube or Facebook.

As a result, when you visit a page with embedded content, or follow a link to a third-party site, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Syngenta has no control or liability over these cookies, so you should check the relevant third party's cookie policy for more information.

We also offer a 'share page' widget on some of our web pages, where content can be shared easily on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These sites may use a cookie when you are logged into their service. Syngenta has no control or liability over these cookies, so you should check the relevant third party's cookie policy for more information.