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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Vale’s Websites

Vale is committed to the most rigorous standards of security and privacy protection for visitors to the website www.vale.com and its subdomains. None of the data collected on our virtual channels is shared with third parties.

Information collected automatically

While accessing a Vale website, files known as cookies are sent to the user’s computer. This is a common practice on the internet. At Vale, these files are only used for statistical purposes (for gauging traffic and website-user behavior) and for customizing navigation (users can choose whether to navigate the global site or any subdomain). The cookies sent by the Vale websites will never be used to identify any user in particular.

The cookies can be erased any time the user sees fit. They can also navigate Vale websites with the cookies option disabled. Refer to the help section on your browser to find out how to configure this setting.

Information provided by users

The Talk to Us, Suppliers, Investors and Newsroom sections contain contact forms where users send in information such as name and email if they wish to contact Vale, request specific information or subscribe to the newsletter. Vale only uses this information to communicate with visitors and does not share it with third parties.

Newsletter subscribers can choose not to receive the information bulletins at any time, and Vale is committed to not sending any material characterized as spam.

Information security

Vale goes to great lengths to constantly improve security standards on its websites. However, the company shall not be held liable for any loss of data resulting from incidents beyond its control. ​