We use cookies on our website. This cookie declaration explains what kind of cookies Outokumpu uses, what are we using them for, and how you can manage them.

What are cookies?

When you visit our website, we may collect information from you through cookies or similar technology. A cookie is a text file that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information.

A cookie allows websites to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Cookies are important to help make website services easier and more optimized to use, monitor the usage of the site, and improve the website services.


How do we use cookies?

Outokumpu uses cookies and pixel tags to track browsing activity within the site and to identify companies that are interested in our products and services. This data is used to develop the usability of our website in order to make it easier for our customers, partners and other stakeholders to find the information they need.

Cookies collect e.g. the following information from your device when you browse the site:

  • Website where your visit originates
  • Browser and device type
  • IP address and geographical location of the visit
  • Date and time of visit
  • Pages you visit on outokumpu.com and other domains we may manage
  • Duration of your visit
  • Selections you make in Steel Finder and Alloy Surcharges


What types of cookies do we use?

Outokumpu uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:



Necessary cookies help us make our website usable. They are used for optimizing site performance, enable basic functions like page navigation, and ensuring the functionality of certain information security features. As the website cannot function properly without them, the necessary cookies are by default always on.



Preference cookies allow our website to provide personalized content by changing the way the site behaves or looks for different visitors. This information can include for example your preferred language or the region that you are in.



Statistic cookies help us to understand how our visitors interact with the website. This information is collected and reported anonymously, and it allows us for example to identify how we could improve our website.



Marketing cookies track browsing activity. This information is used for showing visitors relevant/personalized marketing content. Some of this information may be personally identifiably and some of the activities tracked may be shared with our marketing partners/third-parties.

We use third-party solutions and partners for the services on our websites. To enable these services for Outokumpu, they may also use cookies on your devices. For more information on these cookies, visit our partners’ websites.


What is the legal basis for the use of cookies?

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.


How to manage your cookies?

You have the right to choose, which type of cookies you want to give your consent to. You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie declaration on our website.

All major browsers also have the option to disallow cookies if you prefer not to receive them. Check your browser’s user guide for instructions on how to modify cookie preferences. 

Please note that some outokumpu.com functionalities may not work if you restrict cookies.



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 by visiting the links below:


Privacy policy

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our Privacy policy.


Changes to our cookie declaration

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


Your current consent