Legal notice

Website use terms and conditions

This website is operated by British Steel Limited (referred to as "British Steel/we/our/us"). As user of this website (referred to as "you/your") you acknowledge that any use of this website ("use/using") is subject to our terms and conditions below.

Please:
• Read through these terms and conditions carefully before using our website.
• Print a copy for future reference.
• Also read our Privacy policy and Cookies section regarding your personal information.

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. Any such changes will take effect when posted on the website (see date at the top). It is your responsibility to read the terms and conditions on this website and your continued use of the website shall signify your acceptance to be bound by the latest terms and conditions.

The content of this website is provided in good faith but no statement, representation or warranty is given regarding such information or any information in (or any software at) any other website connected with this website through any hypertext or other links (including any statement, representation, warranty or otherwise that any information or the use of any such information either on this website or any other website complies with any local or national laws or the requirements of any regulatory authority or statutory bodies) and any statement, representation, warranty whatsoever that may be expressed or implied by statute, regulation or otherwise is expressly excluded.

We do not promise that the content of this website is accurate or error-free or that the functional aspects of this website or that of its contents will be error free or that the content on this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have up to date virus checking software installed.

The use of this website and any information on this website or any other website (or of any software at any other site) is entirely at the risk of the user. Under no circumstances shall British Steel or any of its subsidiaries be liable for any costs, losses, expenses or damages (whether direct or indirect, consequential, special, economic or financial including any losses of profits) whatsoever that may be incurred through the use of any information contained in this website or in any other website.

This website may contain inaccurate information. British Steel is under no responsibility to update or correct any such information or to even maintain this website.

You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all materials and/or content including any graphics, photographs, including all image rights, or text on this website made available as part of your use of this website shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us or our licensors.

You acknowledge and agree that the content contained within this website is made available for your personal non-commercial use only and that you may only download such material and content for the purpose of using this website. You further acknowledge that any other use of the material and content of this website is strictly prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties. You agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.

Privacy notice

This website is operated by British Steel Limited (“British Steel”) of Administration Building, Brigg Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, DN16 1BP, also referred to in this Privacy notice as "we" or "us". British Steel is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This notice describes how we will collect and use your information and the rights you have in relation to your information

We may collect information from you about your preferences through your use of this website, when you request information from us or purchase goods from us or as a result of your relationship with one or more of our customers or suppliers.

By using any of our services, including this website, and by providing us with any personal information, you are consenting to the use of your personal information as set out in this Notice. Please do not send us any personal information if you do not want that information to be used in this way.

References in this notice to “your information” are also to personal information that you provide to us. British Steel is the data controller of any information provided via this website and our contact details together with details of our registration with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office are set out below

We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the DPO at dataprotection.officer@britishsteel.co.uk.

Information we collect

British Steel may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable and other information at certain points via this website. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address and other information. In addition to the information you knowingly provide, British Steel collects the domain names and IP addresses of its visitors, along with usage statistics (e.g., types of web browsers and operating systems used) and browsing history. This data is used to promote our services. British Steel may combine this information with the personally identifiable and other information it collects.

British Steel does not collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. Our third party suppliers do not collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services through your use of this website.

How we use your information

At British Steel we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and will only use your personal information:

  • to market our goods and services;
  • to manage our relationship with you and our customers;
  • to fulfil our legal obligations;
  • to compile anonymous statistics, for example, website usage statistics;
  • to provide you with personalized content;
  • to process and respond to inquiries;
  • to administer a promotion, survey or other site feature;
  • to alert you to new features, special events, and service offerings; and
    for other legitimate business purposes.

Email marketing list and marketing messages

We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform you about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us or if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing. You can change your preferences for receiving group marketing emails, updates and other information from us at any time. You can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service or, if this is not available, by the method referred to in the footer of sent marketing messages. Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.

Please note that we may use your marketing and content preferences, and other information you provide to us (including details of your attendance at, or interest in, events) in order to build a profile for you. We may supplement this profile with information about how you use our websites, review our content and interact with us. We use this profile to try and ensure that you only receive information that you are likely to find of interest.

How and why we share your information

Please note that we may on occasion be required to share your information with our own offices and branches of our associated firms around the world and other third parties who provide services to us or on our behalf. This may entail a transfer of your information from a location within the European Economic Area (the “EEA”) to outside the EEA, or from outside the EEA to a location within the EEA. The level of information protection in countries outside the EEA may be less than that offered within the EEA, however we have procedures in place to ensure the protection of your information. However, we have taken steps to ensure that all such entities keep your personal information confidential and secure and only use it for the purposes that we have specified and have informed you of. In relation to any other third parties we will only disclose your information where you have given your consent or where we are required to do so by law, or where it is necessary for the purpose of, or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights.

British Steel may disclose your personally identifiable information to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described above; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) to inform you of events, information about our services, and other important information, or (iv) for other purposes disclosed at or before the time the information is collected. If you tell us you wish to attend an event, your name and organization may appear on a list which we provide to other delegates at the event. We may also share your information when legally required to do so.

Cookies

We use cookies (small files which remember a user’s electronic device) to help improve this website, and improve our services to you, in a variety of different ways. For further information please see our cookie policy.

Confidentiality

We acknowledge that the information you provide may be confidential. We do not sell, rent, distribute or otherwise make personal information commercially available to any third party, except that we may share information with our service providers for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice. We will maintain the confidentiality of and protect your information in accordance with our Privacy Notice and all applicable laws.

How we protect information

British Steel attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. British Steel has implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures to protect your personal information. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Your rights

You have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you. This is called a data subject access request and you can make a request by writing to us using the contact details below. We may
require further information from you in order to verify your identity before disclosing any personal information to you. You also have the right to have any inaccurate information about you corrected. We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove any information that you think is no longer up to date. Please contact us using the contact details below if you would like any corrections made to your information.

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

Transferring information when there is a change to our business

If in the future we re-organise or transfer all or part of our business we may need to transfer your information to new British Steel entities or to third parties through which the business of British Steel will be carried out.

If you do not want to receive information from us

If you receive marketing materials from us, you may withdraw your consent for us to send these to you at any time and free of charge by following the ‘unsubscribe’ instructions contained within any marketing communication from us.

Changes to this notice

From time to time, we may change this Notice. Changes to this Notice are effective as of the effective date listed above, and indicates the last time this Notice was revised or materially changed. Your continued use of this website indicates your consent to the changes to this Notice.

Contact information

If you have any questions in relation to this Privacy Notice, or if you would like to contact us to exercise your rights as stated in this Privacy Notice, you may contact us at dataprotection.officer@britishsteel.co.uk.

British Steel is registered with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office under the following ICO Registration Number: ZA225537.

25 May 2018

 

Registered office

British Steel Limited
Administration Building
Brigg Road
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
United Kingdom
DN16 1BP

Registered in England No: 09438207

Tel: +44 (0) 1724 404040
Email: feedback@britishsteel.co.uk

Details of certain entities within the British Steel Holdings Limited group of companies:

Parent company

British Steel Holdings Limited 
Registered in England No: 10185111 
Registered office: 31 Hill Street, London, W1J 5LS

United Kingdom

British Steel Limited
Registered in England No: 09438207
Registered office: Administration Building, Brigg Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, DN16 1BP

TSP Projects Limited
Registered in England No: 03033290
Registered office: Meridian House, The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW

France
British Steel France Rail SAS
Registered in France No: 391 575 354 RCS Thionville
Registered office: 164 rue du Marechal Foch, 57705 Hayange, France

Germany
British Steel GmbH
Registered in Germany No: HR B 78249
Registered office: 17. Etage, Stadttor 1, Dusseldorf, Nordrhein Westfalen, 40219, Germany

Ireland
The Steel Company of Ireland Limited
Registered in Ireland No: 176632
Registered office: 25/28 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

Italy
British Steel Italia S.r.l.
Registered in Italy No: MI-2115697
Registered office: via Italia 44, Monza, Italy

Netherlands
British Steel Benelux B.V.
Registered in The Netherlands No: 85707515
Registered office: Central Station, office 3.08, third floor, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Poland
British Steel Poland z.o.o.
Registered in Poland No: 365361181
Registered office: Silesia Business Park, Katowice, Poland

Singapore
Longs Steel Singapore Pte. Ltd
Registered in Singapore No: 201701842N 
Registered office: 1 HarbourFront Place, #04-01 HarbourFront Tower One, Singapore 098633, Singapore

Spain
Longs Steel Spain International SL
Registered in Spain No: B87644993
Registered office: Room 1811. Four Tower Business Area Regus Torre de Cristal, Paseo de la Castellana 259C 18th Floor, Madrid, Spain

Sweden
BSUK Steel AB
Registered in Sweden No: 559069-9137
Registered office: Transbarsvagen 98, 44837 Floda, Sweden

Taiwan
Longs Steel Singapore PTE, Taiwan branch
Registered in Singapore No: 56660138
Registered office: 1 HarbourFront Place, #04-01 HarbourFront Tower One, Singapore 098633, Singapore

USA
British Steel America Inc
Registered in United States of America No: 81-3352445
Registered office: 1700 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173, USA

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