Privacy notice for

Outokumpu is committed to keeping personal data confidential and secure, and to processing personal data only in accordance with applicable privacy and data protection laws. This privacy notice explains how Outokumpu collects and uses personal data obtained through the website. Some online forms accessible on this site may have a specific privacy notice or statement that complements this privacy notice.

Data collection and processing principles

Outokumpu has a lawful right to collect and process personal data based on our legitimate interest in conducting business with the companies the website users represent. Outokumpu uses several tools and partners for collecting statistical site information and personal data utilizing cookies and similar solutions. Please see our Cookie declaration for information on the cookies we use and to adjust your cookie preferences.

We collect some browsing-related data automatically to ensure the ongoing operation of the website, including site diagnostics, and to develop the website and provide better service for our stakeholders. This data may include for example: website where your visit originates, browser and device type, IP address, date and time of visit, pages you visit on, duration of your visit, and selections you make such as language choice.

Outokumpu uses industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality and integrity of your personal data when transferring, storing or processing it. Outokumpu uses physical, administrative and technical security measures to reduce the risk of loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of your personal data. Only authorized personnel can access the information on our systems. Where personal data needs to be disclosed to our subcontractors, we require them to process and protect personal data in a manner consistent with this privacy policy and applicable laws.

Unless otherwise stated, the personal data we collect is stored for a time period that is relevant for our business. Outokumpu does not knowingly collect information from children or sell personal information. Outokumpu may process personal information also for reasons other than listed in this privacy notice and our cookie declaration. In those cases, we primarily attempt to inform you about the processing of personal data.


Typical data collection methods

Google Analytics

Outokumpu uses Google Analytics for improving the content and functionalities of the site. Google Analytics gathers anonymous statistics about the users, their behavior on the site, and the devices they use. You can prevent your data being used by Google Analytics by managing your cookie consent on the Cookie declaration page or by installing an add-on on your browser:


Online forms & newsletter

When the user contacts Outokumpu to acquire more information about us and our products by filling in an online form, the information about the company you represent and your contact details will be stored in order to answer your query.

Please also see our Privacy notice for marketing.


Newsletter subscription

When subscribing to the Outokumpu newsletter, the subscriber’s email address will be stored to allow delivery of the newsletter. You can always unsubscribe by clicking a link attached to the newsletter email. When you do this, your e-mail address will be erased from our systems.


User tracking

We use Marketing Automation solutions and Leadoo’s tracking service to follow what users are doing on our site and combine this behavioral data with other data we can gather from e.g. chat interactions. Leadoo uses etag tracking in order to hook together the same user’s behavior over several sessions. Please check out Leadoo Marketing Technologies Ltd’s Privacy Policy for more information on what is tracked and what your rights are. Leadoo works as the Processor and we work as the Controller for the data in terms of GDPR. You can stop the tracking by emptying your browser’s cache after the visit. For more on how Leadoo works as a GDPR compliant processor, see


Third parties

Social media plugins are used on this website. Social media plugins allow the users of the site to share information from the site in their social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Social media plugins can be identified by their respective share buttons. Social media plugins and any other links or connections to other websites on the site, may be owned by third parties. Outokumpu does not control such third-party websites and therefore is not responsible for any material published on these third-party websites nor does it assume any liability for matters arising out of use of such third-party websites.

Outokumpu may use third-party remarketing tracking cookies such as Google AdWords, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn remarketing service. Third-party vendors, including Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn use cookies to serve advertisements based on people’s past visits to the site, their interests, their location, demographics and public profile information. Remarketing on the above-mentioned channels helps Outokumpu in tailoring the marketing to suit your needs.

You can opt-out of remarketing via cookie settings or by visiting the links below:

For more information on what data is collected and how, please see a list of all cookies used on our site here.


Users’ data protection rights

Outokumpu supports data subject’s rights when we can identify the data subject. The data subject’s data protection rights are as follows:



You are entitled to access your personal data we hold about you by contacting Outokumpu. 


Rectification, erasure & supplementation

At your request, Outokumpu will rectify, erase or supplement any erroneous, unnecessary, incomplete or obsolete personal data about you.


Consent withdrawal

You have a right to withdraw your consent for Outokumpu to process your personal data.



You have a right to unsubscribe from our direct marketing messages and to request that we stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes or we delete your personal data on other grounds.

For more information and to exercise these rights, please contact Outokumpu Corporate Communications and Marketing via e-mail



Contact details & policy updates

Should you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact Outokumpu Corporate Communications and Marketing via e-mail

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop Outokumpu from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted, please contact us via email

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 7 July 2021.