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 the 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.

Use of cookies uses cookies. A cookie is an element of data that is sent to your browser and stored on your system. 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.

Outokumpu uses cookies and pixel tags to track navigation within the site and to identify companies that are interested in our products and services. Navigation 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 on collect the following information from your device when you browse the site:

  • Website where your visit originates
  • Browser and device type
  • IP address
  • Date and time of visit
  • Pages you visit on
  • Duration of your visit
  • Language selection in Steel Finder and Alloy Surcharges
  • Unit of measurement selection in Steel Finder

Disabling cookies

All major browsers 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 functionalities may be limited if you disable cookies.

Google Analytics

Outokumpu uses Google Analytics for improving the content of the site. Google Analytics gathers statistics about the visitors to the site and the devices they use. You can prevent your data being used by Google Analytics by installing an add-on on your browser:



Outokumpu uses industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality and integrity of your personal data when transferring, storing or processing it. However, we do not guarantee complete security, as it does not exist on the Internet.

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.


Online forms and newsletter

When you contact 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. This information is kept for 12 months.


Newsletter subscription

When you subscribe to the Outokumpu newsletter, your 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.



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:

Data subjects’ rights and contacting Outokumpu

You are entitled to access your personal data we hold about you by contacting Outokumpu. At your request, Outokumpu will rectify, erase or supplement any erroneous, unnecessary, incomplete or obsolete personal data about you. For more information, please contact Outokumpu Corporate Communications and Marketing via e-mail


External Links, Social media plugins and other parties contains links to other websites. Outokumpu is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites. 

Social media plugins are used on this site. 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.


User tracking

We use Leadoo’s tracking service to follow what users are doing on the 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 users 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