Data Privacy K+S Group

Protection of data privacy

K+S North America thanks you for visiting our website as well as for your interest in our company and our products. The protection of your privacy while processing your personal data is an important concern for us, which we account for in our business relations. We are processing personal data, which are collected while visiting our website, according to the legal requirements. Our website may contain links where these legal requirements do not apply to.

Collection and processing of personal data

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics tool by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text data, which are recorded on your computer and which enable an analysis of your utilization of the website.

The information on your use of the website (including your IP address) produced by the cookie is transmitted to a server of Google’s in the USA and is recorded there. Google is going to use this information in order to evaluate your utilization of the website, to gather reports about the website activities for K+S and in order to generate further services connected to the website and internet use. Also, Google may transfer there information to a third party, provided this is legally compulsory or as far as third parties process these data in the name of Google. In no case, Google is going to connect your IP address to other data of Google’s.

You may avoid the installation of cookies by a corresponding adjustment in your browser software; we would like to inform you, though, that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in their full range. By using this website you assent to processing your data collected by Google in that manner and for the aim as described above.

You can change the settings for the collection and use of your IP address from Google Analytics at any time in the future. More information can be found under We point out that on this web page the Google Analytics code „gat._anonymizeIp();“ was extended to ensure an anonymizated collection of IP address data.

In addition to this, personal data will only be stored if you specify them yourself, e.g. within a registration, application or survey. We strive to attend to your application within a short period of time. We will not pass them on to third parties, except for group societies. Your electronic application is directly sent to the corresponding personnel department.

Syntax information

In order to ensure a more comfortable reading fluency, we are generally using the male form on our website. Naturally, we wish to address with our information, especially on the career at K+S, man and women equally.


We are using technical and organizational security measures, in order to protect your data administrated by us from coincidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction and against the access of unauthorized persons. Our security measures are constantly improved according to the technological development.


All rights reserved. All texts, pictures, graphics, audio, video and animation data are subject to the copyright and other laws for the protection of intellectual property. They may neither be copied for circulation, nor altered, nor used on other websites. Some pages contain pictures which are subject to the copyright of that person making them available for us.

Information on external links

Our website contains links to other pages on the internet. We have no influence on the composition of sites linked by us and are not responsible for their content.