Legal Notice

1. Provider

Albemarle Germany GmbH
Industriepark Höchst
Gebäude G 879
65926 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 40 12 60
Fax: +49 69 40 12 67 20 00

Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Luther C. Kissam IV
Board of Management: Christian Brieke, Dr. Nicolas Rößler
Company office: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Company Registration No.: HRB 94607
VAT No.: DE 815 379 128

Contact person for questions referring to this website:
Thomas Krause, Marketing Communications
Phone +49 69 40 12 6-2232

By accessing this website you give your unlimited and unconditional consent to the "General Terms and Conditions of Use" set out below.

2. General Terms and Conditions of Use

2.1 Copyrights

The structure, contents and layout of the Albemarle Internet sites are subject to copyright protection. Any reproduction, modification, translation as well as the saving, transmission and processing in other media of any type are protected by copyright law. Any utilization a even in part a is only permitted with the prior written consent by Albemarle to the extent that the respective contents, images or texts (or parts thereof) have not been expressly marked as free for publication (like the press releases, for example). The images are protected pursuant to § 72 UrhG (German Copyright Act). All rights of publication and copyrights are the property of Albemarle (unless marked otherwise) and remain in full force irrespective of the type of transmission.

Images and texts of press releases may only be used for editorial purposes. Any electronic or other manipulation distorting the facts or contents is expressly forbidden. Reproduction of texts and images released to the press is cost-free, however, we ask you to send us a specimen copy. Albemarle/Rockwood Lithium images must be provided with the copyright indication: "© year Rockwood Lithium GmbH. All rights reserved."

2.2 Logos and Trademarks

The Albemarle logo/Rockwood Lithium logo as well as all product names listed on these pages (unless expressly marked otherwise) are either registered trademarks of Rockwood Lithium GmbH/Albemarle, its associated companies or licensed to Rockwood Lithium/Albemarle. Any unauthorized or improper use is expressly forbidden and may constitute an infringement of the trademark right, only other intellectual property rights and/or the competition law.

2.3 Disclaimer of Third Party Liability

Individual pages of this website may contain hyperlinks to other sites on the Internet which are not published or maintained by Albemarle, for which Albemarle therefore does not take any responsibility and whose contents are unknown to Albemarle. Our links to third party Internet pages shall not be construed as an evaluation or recommendation but are merely intended to facilitate user navigation. Responsibility for the contents of the linked pages exclusively lies with their respective operators.

This disclaimer shall be applicable for all links shown in this domain and for all contents of the pages accessed via these links.

2.4 Exemption from Liability

Despite careful examination of the data contained on this homepage we cannot take on any liability for their correctness. We reserve the right to modify or delete individual or all contents on this website at any time and without prior notice.

Any user shall be exclusively responsible for his own decisions, which he takes on the basis of the information provided. Also, we shall not be liable for any damage, neither direct nor indirect, related to the use of this website or our server.

We go to great organizational and technical lengths to protect all Albemarle computers against unauthorized manipulation and computer viruses. However, we cannot guarantee that they are free from viruses or unauthorized program codes and take no liability for direct or indirect damage resulting from such software. Therefore, we recommend all users to ensure sufficient protection of their computers, e.g. by way of regular safety updates of their software and the use of virus scanners, prior to visiting our homepage and downloading documents.

Albemarle also takes no responsibility for the availability of the services and information offered on its website and for them being free from malfunction.

2.5 Albemarle Products

Albemarle does not guarantee that the products listed on this website are also available in your country. Product descriptions provided on this website shall not be construed as a warranty for the composition and appearance of such products, and we neither explicitly nor implicitly guarantee that the products are suited for specific applications.

2.6 Forward-Looking Statements and Declarations of Intent

Where any forecasts, forward-looking statements or declarations of intent are made on our website, these are made to the best of our knowledge available at the time of first publication. The actual events may vary from earlier statements relating to the future. Albemarle does not plan to continuously update all forward-looking statements given on this website.

2.7 Miscellaneous

These Terms and Conditions of Use are subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. The place of jurisdiction for disputes relating to this Internet homepage shall be Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Should any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use be or become ineffective, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.

3. Privacy Statement

We respect the privacy of the users of the Albemarle website. Albemarle processes personal data acquired upon the visit of our website in accordance with the legal provisions on data protection valid in the country where the function responsible for data processing has its registered office.

Please be advised that our website may include links to the pages of other providers which are not covered by this privacy statement.

3.1 Collecting and Processing of Personal Data

When visiting our Albemarle website, our web servers (which may also be located on the premises of a service provider) as a rule records (i) the name of your Internet service provider, (ii) the website from which you are visiting us, (iii) the pages which you are visiting on our homepage as well as the date and length of your visit. Beyond this, your personal data will only be stored if volunteered by you, e.g. under a product query, job application or for the execution of a contract.

3.2 Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification

Albemarle will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration and optimization of the contents of its homepage, for customer fulfilment and administration and for marketing only to the extent necessary in each specific case.

As a rule, Albemarle does not transfer personal data to third parties. Personal data will only be disclosed to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. We have committed our employees and technical service providers to respect confidentiality.

3.3 Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are temporarily saved on your hard disk. The information contained in the cookies mainly serves to facilitate navigation. We do not use cookies at present but we reserve the right to do so in the future without prior notice.

3.4 Freedom of Information

Upon written request, Albemarle will inform you by letter according to the provisions of the applicable law about whether and which of your personal data is stored by us.If such data is incorrect we will correct these data at your request.

Should you have any questions relating to the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer.

Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following address:

(Rockwood Lithium GmbH)
Innerstetal 2
38685 Langelsheim


As of 1 June 2007