Cookie Policy

    To make our ChemAxon Websites (visit our Privacy Policy for definition) and applications work properly and for for a better service experience, ChemAxon sometimes places and reads small data files consisting of letters and numbers called cookies on your device. ChemAxon places cookies on its website to recognize individuals already visited our webpage; to assess visitors’ interests; to improve user experience and display tailor made advertisements, and to improve security of ChemAxon Websites. ChemAxon does not use web beacons so far though.

    This Cookie Policy explains how ChemAxon uses cookies, web beacons and other technologies and for what purposes. It also describes how you can exercise your rights to control our use of your relevant personal data. You may not agree to accept cookies and refuse them.

    Data controller, data protection officer

    The data controller is ChemAxon (ChemAxon Kft. having registered office at: 1031 Budapest, Záhony utca 7., VAT no: 12333369-2-41; company number: 01-09-669163).

    ChemAxon have not appointed a data protection officer since the company does not conduct data management practices that would otherwise make such appointment necessary.

    What are cookies and web beacons?

    A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. 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 you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

    The web beacon is a small, usually invisible block placed on the webpage. By placing these blocks on the website it is possible to track visitor activity and prepare statistics.

    What kind of cookies do we use?

    ChemAxon Websites and applications incorporate different cookies that are divided into the following categories:

    • Essential cookies are necessary to provide you with our ChemAxon Websites and applications core services and functionality, such as enable ChemAxon Pass sign-in.

    • Analytics cookies help us understand how our ChemAxon Websites and applications are being used, how good our marketing campaigns perform, and based on the information - customize and enhance both ChemAxon Websites and applications for you.

    • Performance cookies improve our ChemAxon Websites and applications performance by leveraging non-essential functionality, such as allow remembering your last position watched the video before this process was interrupted due problems with internet connection or other reasons.

    Cookies are also stored by Google Analytics (, the corporate service which measures the effectiveness and efficiency of the ChemAxon Websites and applications.

    We are also using Hotjar ( services to gain feedback directly from our users and to understand our user’s behavior better regarding ChemAxon Websites in order to develop and improve ChemAxon products and services, respectively.

    How do we use cookies?

    A number of our pages use cookies to remember:

    • your display preferences, such as contrast color settings or font size

    • if you have already replied to a survey pop-up (e.g. asks you if the content was helpful or not)

    • if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site

    Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.

    How can you control or disable cookies and third party services?

    You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

    Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

    Here are the links to different web browsers where you can amend your browser preferences, and either delete, enable or disable cookies:

    In addition, you can also opt out from the targeted advertising, like Google Adwords. In order to do so, please visit

    On this link you can download an application that prevents Google Inc. to collect data by cookies and web beacons:

    What is the legal basis and purpose of data management?

    The legal basis of data management is your consent that you may provide or revoke at any time by using the corresponding settings of your web browser.

    The purpose of data management is to identify and distinguish users, and to identify active user sessions, store data provided during sessions and to prevent the loss of data.

    What is the scope and term of managed data?

    The data management consists data of unique identifiers, dates and times. The affected individuals are website visitors and users.






    How do we handle personal data?

    The employees of ChemAxon manage the recorded data. We do not make automated decisions with regards to data recorded by cookies, and we do not collect your personal data from third parties. The data of data processor is stored on the following Server:

    • Name: Rackforest Kft.

    • Seat: 1116 Budapest, Sáfrány utca 6.

    • VAT No.: 14671858-2-43

    The above third party professionals provide the server services. They process the data solely in the interest of and in accordance with the conditions of ChemAxon. Google Analytics and Hotjar software are used on the website, however only statistical data of generic characteristics are processed, individual identification is not possible.

    Do we use other cookies?

    Some of our pages or sub-sites may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies.