Privacy policies


SQM is aware of the importance of your private information safety derived from the use of this web site. Taking this into account, SQM wishes you to be aware of the data it keeps through the current privacy policy.

Notice of changes in the privacy statement

SQM permanently improves and adds new functions and characteristics to this site. Such improvements, as well as the changes in the regulatory framework or technology, require making changes to this privacy policy. SQM reserves the right to update or modify this privacy statement at any time without previous notice.

Changes to this privacy policy will be informed by publishing the updated or modified version to this privacy statement on the site. The use of this site by any individual after any of such amendments, implies the acceptance that personal information collected related to such individual through the site after publication of the reviewed privacy statement will be subject to the terms of the reviewed privacy statement.

We will send you an alert, for your convenience, every time this privacy statement undergoes amendment. You may access the current version of this privacy statement at any time, by clicking the “privacy policy” button that appears at the bottom of all pages in this site.

Your consent

SQM collects personal data you voluntarily provide when using this site. This information may include your name, your company’s name and your email address.

SQM uses personal data provided by you when using this site to supply the information of interest you request.

SQM also uses personal information collected at this site to improve contents and functions.

Click-Stream Data

SQM may obtain information about you by installing our own marker in your computer. This marker is commonly known by the name of “cookie” and allows us to know you through an exclusive identifier generated by the computer. By providing you with an exclusive identifier we are able to create a database about your previous choices and preferences, and in the cases that such choices or preferences must be again collected, we have automatic access to them, thus saving time and effort. Your computer may be specifically configured to reject cookies, you may browse the navigator to obtain further information.

Information Preservation and Safety

SQM shall adopt the reasonable marketing measures to protect reliability, precision, completeness and updating of the information in our databases in order to protect their safety. We keep your personal information for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes it was collected in the first place, or to comply with any legal reporting or documents withholding requirements. Our servers and databases are protected with industrial standard safety technology, such as industrial standard firewalls and passwords protection. Employees with access to personal information have been trained to manage such information correctly, and in agreement with our security protocols. Although we may not guarantee that any loss, undue use, unauthorized disclosure, data alteration or destruction will not occur, we try to prevent such unfortunate situations.

Questions about our privacy statement

In the event you have any question regarding this privacy statement, or any inquiry on the manner in which processes your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us.