Privacy policy

By using the Benecol web site ("Web site"), you consent to our Privacy Policy.

1. Personal information

The Web site does not capture or store personal information from site visitors, unless voluntarily entered by them in our user register, other than to log your IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit to the site and the type of web browser used.

For the avoidance of doubt, it is voluntary for you to supply the personal information to us, for the purposes of subscribing for the newsletters and any other relevant materials published by Raisio.

We may use any information voluntarily entered by you to inform you of changes and/or new information in relation to any healthcare products offered by Raisio (such as special offer, after-sale service, survey, research, direct selling, direct marketing and promotion) that we think may interest you.

For such purposes, we will collect, use, store, process and transfer your personal information (including but not limited to your name, email address and professional title) in or outside the territory of Hong Kong and we may send this information to service providers, promotional campaign partners and research organizations assisting us to process the information. However, we shall not use your personal information for the abovementioned purposes unless we have received your expressed consent in respect of the use of your personal information for direct marketing activities conducted by us and/or the provision of your personal information for direct marketing activities conducted by other third parties, as the case may be.

You are entitled to request us to cease to use your personal information at any time. In the event that you have given consent to the abovementioned uses of your personal information but wish to withdraw such consent thereafter, please contact us by email at or by mail to Raisio Plc, Benecol Unit, P.O. Box 101, 21201 Raisio, FINLAND, attention to Annika Suomela, Marketing Manager, Brands.

2. Location of Data Register

Raisio may transfer your personal information to data register servers located in a place outside EU. By sending Raisio any personal information via this Web site, you have given consent to such transfer of your personal information by Raisio.

3. Rights of Data Access and Correction

You have the right to have access to your personal information held by us and to request correction of any of such personal information. 

Data access or correction requests can be made by contacting us by email at or by mail to Raisio Plc, Benecol Unit, P.O. Box 101, 21201 Raisio, FINLAND, attention to Annika Suomela, Marketing Manager, Brands.

4. Third Party Links

Other websites linked from this site are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

5. Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

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6. Google Analytics

Benecol websites use 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 their servers. 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.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf

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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in this manner.