IPG Photonics Corporation, 50 Old Webster Rd., Oxford, Massachusetts, USA, including its corporate subsidiaries and affiliates, (“IPG Photonics” or “we”) values your privacy and has prepared this Privacy Statement to notify you of how we collect and process your personal data when you use our site at https://www.ipgphotonics.comYou can visit most pages on our site without providing information about yourself. However, sometimes we need information to provide services that you request, and this Privacy Statement explains our data collection and processing activities in those situations.


E-mail Programs: If you voluntarily provide us with your e-mail address or subscribe to any e-mail programs we may send you newsletters, product updates or other information via e-mail. If you want to discontinue your participation in any of those programs, you can opt out by clicking on the link found in all e-mails that we send you or by sending us an e-mail expressing your opt-out request at the e-mail address at the end of this Privacy Statement.


Contacts and Requests: Our website allows you to voluntarily submit personal data about yourself to IPG Photonics when you contact us or ask us a question.  In particular, our Contact Us form allows you to submit your name, company, address, industry, email address, phone number, comments and questions.  Our Application Request Form allows you to submit these same types of information, as well as information about your applications, requirements and current processes, in connection with an inquiry about our sample processing, evaluation and project planning services.  We use the personal data that you voluntarily submit to us on these forms and by e-mail to respond to your comments, questions and requests.


Investor Webcasts: Our website serves as a platform to broadcast webcasts and communications intended to update our investors about business affairs. To register for and view our webcasts, we require your name, email address and company.  We use this personal data to communicate with investors regarding our business affairs and manage our relationships with investors.


Automatic Collection of Information: IPG Photonics uses certain IP address tracking software on our site to automatically collect the following types of information about visitors to our site:

We use this information to monitor and maintain the performance of our site, analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our site, and further develop and improve our site.



Sharing of Information: We will not sell your personal data to third parties. We only share personal data with third parties in the following ways:


EU Residents – International Transfers of Personal Data: The personal data that we collect from you on our site may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA“) in reliance on a variety of compliance mechanisms, including data processing agreements based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses. It may also be processed by service providers operating outside the EEA who work for us. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement and applicable laws. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.


Our Use of Cookies: We may use cookies from time to time.  Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our site.  The use of cookies is a standard practice among websites to collect information about visitors’ activities while using the website.  We use session cookies to enable our site to work, allow viewers of our webcasts to do so without re-registering, improve your browsing experience, and collect aggregate data about usage of our site. 


To manage the cookies that are placed on your computer, you may configure your internet browser to refuse, accept or delete cookies from our site at any time.  If you block or delete cookies, not all of the tracking that we have described in this Privacy Statement will stop.  The help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.  Please note that if cookies are disabled or removed, not all features of our site will operate as intended. 

Our website currently sets the following cookies on your browser:


__hs_opt_out 13 months This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again. This cookie is set when you give visitors the choice to opt out of cookies.
__hs_do_not_track 13 months This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. Setting this cookie is different from opting out of cookies, as it still allows anonymized information to be sent to HubSpot.
hs_ab_test Session This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before.
hs-messages-is-open 30 minutes This cookie is used to determine and save whether the chat widget is open for future visits. It resets to re-close the widget after 30 minutes of inactivity.
hs-messages-hide-welcome-message 1 day This cookie is used to prevent the welcome message from appearing again for one day after it is dismissed.
__hsmem 1 year This cookie is set when visitors log in to a HubSpot-hosted site.
__hstc 13 months The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
hubspotutk 13 months This cookie is used to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
__hssc 30 min This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.
__hssrc end of session Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.
messagesUtk 13 months This cookie is used to recognize visitors who chat with you via the messages tool. If the visitor leaves your site before they're added as a contact, they will have this cookie associated with their browser. If you chat with a visitor who later returns to your site in the same cookied browser, the messages tool will load their conversation history.
_ym_metrika_enabled 60 minutes Checks whether other Yandex.Metrica cookies are installed
_ym_isad 2 days Determines whether a user has ad blockers
_ym_uid 1 year Stores the date of the user's first site session
_ym_d 1 year Stores the date of the user's first site session
yabs-sid Session Session ID 
_ym_debug Session Indicates that debug mode is active
_ym_mp2_substs Session Used for Target Call
_ym_visorc_* 30 minutes Allows Session Replay to function correctly
_ym_hostIndex 1 day  Limits the number of requests
_ym_mp2_track  30 days Used for Target Call
i 1 year Used for identifying site users
yandexuid 1 year Used for identifying site users
usst 1 year Stores auxiliary information for syncing site user IDs between different Yandex domains
Google Analytics/Tag Manager
_ga  2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.
AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds to 1 year Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_<property-id> 90 days  Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out
_dc_gtm_<property-id>. 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.
_dc_gtm_UA-<id> One day This cookie is associated with Google Tag Manager which we use to load scripts into our website pages.
IPG Website Essential Cookies
YII_CSRF_TOKEN Session Form security
PHPSESSID Session PHP Session Token
_distillery One Year These cookies support video functionality on some of our pages.

Data Subject Rights: You may have the right under applicable law to access, correct, update or delete your personal data or to object to the processing of your personal data. To do so, please email our company at with information necessary for us to process your request. We will respond to your request to access your personal data as soon as practicable, and in any case within 30 days. We may need to verify your identity before granting access to personal data in our custody or control.


Changes to this statement: IPG Photonics will occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will revise the "last updated" date on this page. For material changes to this statement, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on our site.


You can contact our company by e-mail at:


Last Updated: October 30, 2017