About Glass Fibre Europe – EU Transparency Register n°635608817518-09. Glass Fibre Europe, founded in 1987, is the voice of the European continuous filament glass fibre industry. It is composed of 7 companies: 3B the fibreglass company, FYSOL SAS, Johns Manville, Lanxess, Nippon Electric Glass, Owens Corning and Saint-Gobain Vetrotex. Glass Fibre Europe represents over 90% of the continuous filament glass fibre production in Europe.

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Cookies have many different features, such as allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help ensure that the advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Glass Fibre Europe) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites. Glass Fibre Europe does not permit the use of advertising or social media cookies on its website.

How long do cookies last?

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Why do we use cookies?

When you visit our Website, we may place the following cookies:

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Who serves these cookies
These are essentially first party cookies that are set by GlassFibreEurope.
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How to refuse
Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver our Websites to you, you cannot refuse them.
To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “How can I control Cookies?”

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How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie preferences by clicking on the appropriate opt-out links provided in the cookie table above.

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our Website though your access to some functionality and areas of our Website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

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Updates to this notice

We may update this Notice from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our Notice, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make.

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For more information about how Glass Fibre Europe is using your personal data, please read our Privacy Notice.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, or the way we process your personal data, please contact Glass Fibre Europe at: +32 478 18 53 08 or by email at:

Cookies notes website, June 2018