Vale is committed to the strictest privacy and security standards of visitors to www.vale.com and its sub-domains. No data collected by our virtual channels is transferred to third parties.
Information collected automatically
During access to Vale sites, files known as cookies are sent to users’ computers. This is a common practice on the Internet. At Vale, these files are only used for statistical purposes (traffic and audience behavior on the site) and navigation customization (user can choose to navigate the global site or one of the subdomains). Cookies submitted by Vale’s sites will never be used to identify a specific user.
Cookies can be deleted any time the user wishes. You can also navigate through Vale’s sites with the option of stopping cookies. See the help section of your browser for how to configure these options.
Information provided spontaneously
The Contact Us, Suppliers, Investors and Press Room sections have contact forms in which users send data such as name and email in case they wish to contact Vale, request specific information or sign up for newsletter service. These data will be used only for Vale’s communication with visitors and are not passed on to third parties. Newsletter subscribers may cancel the receipt of this information at any time, and Vale agrees not to send material characterized as spam.
Vale makes every effort to constantly improve the security standards of its sites. However, the company will not be liable for loss of data in the event of incidents whose control is beyond our reach.