Vale values your privacy. Vale has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to preserving your privacy as it relates to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information on this site: nickel.vale.com
Personal information means information about an identifiable individual, and may include your name, email address and mailing address, as the case may be. Visitors to this Web site are not required to reveal any personal information.
On a voluntary basis, however, you may provide and disclose personal information to us in using certain features of our site, such as the Contact Us section. If you submit an email inquiry to this Web site, any personal information you might submit at the same time will only be used by Vale employees or its affiliates who need to have access to it in order to respond to your inquiry. Vale will never disclose to any third party any personal information that you provide on this site without your permission, unless we are required to do so by law.
Website Tracking Privacy Principles
In some cases, we collect information about you that is not personal information. Examples of such information include the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the Web site and/or Internet Service Provider through which you are linked to this site. Such visitor data may be used to improve the content of this Web site and to help us determine which features and services are most important to its visitors. This is done through the use of standard technology called cookies.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Our Web site uses minimal cookies to deliver content specific to your interests. The cookie information does NOT include personal data such as name, age, phone number, email address or mailing address. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to reject cookies.
This site may contain links that take you to other Web sites. This privacy statement does not extend to the data collection practices of third parties and Vale does not assume any responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of third parties. You should read the individual privacy policies of such sites and make an informed decision as to whether or not you wish to use these sites based on their privacy practices.
Unauthorized Use of information
Vale utilizes various methods to ensure the protection of your personal information. While these methods are considered to be effective, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be lost, used unlawfully or modified in a fraudulent manner since no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely confidential. Consequently, we bear no liability for the use that may be made of any information you provide through this Web site by any third party.
Vale reserves the right to change this privacy statement as it sees fit and without prior notice. However, we will ensure that any change to this statement is in compliance with the laws in effect in Canada with regard to this subject matter and posted on this page.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us using the information on the Contact Us page of this Web site or at:
200 Bay Street, Royal Bank Plaza
Telephone: (416) 361-7511
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