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Data Protection

The contents of this website are made available by thyssenkrupp Materials (UK) Ltd, so that the user can read information about the product range of tkMUK, our Company and relevant technical information concerning the products that we offer. The handling of personal data of the site visitors follows the strict requirements of the GDPR.

We take the protection of your privacy when using our website very seriously as this important to us. In the following we are pleased to inform you about the collection of personal data.

Collection and processing of personal data

In general, you can visit the website of tkMUK on an anonymous basis, i.e. without informing us of who you are. When you visit our website, our web servers in Germany save as standard the IP address of your internet service provider via which you access our website, the site from which you access our website and the files you access from us, as well as the date of your visit and general information about your browser. These data are processed to ensure the security of the web server and to adapt the output of the information retrieved to your output medium (e.g. your phone. laptop or other device). These data are only analysed in anonymized form for statistical purposes.

Personal data is stored and processed only if you provide us with this information, e.g. when completing a contact form or registering for personalised services. On the respective website you will be informed about the intended use and, if necessary, your consent to the storage and processing requested. Disclosure will only take place at thyssenkrupp companies and service providers affiliated with us, for example to send you the requested written information. Of course, all service providers are committed to data secrecy and confidentiality. A transfer to other third parties does not take place. Your data is always encrypted before transmission and processing to protect this data against unauthorised access.

Cookies

Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer or other end device. The use of cookies helps us to analyse your usage, to improve services and products offered, to improve security and to prevent fraud. We differentiate between various cookies:

  • Session cookies are temporary cookie files that are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies are cookie files that are stored until they are actively deleted or automatically removed after a certain amount of time.
  • First-party cookies are cookies that are set directly by us.
  • Third party cookies are cookies set by a third party

Cookies can be used for different purposes.

  • Functional cookies are used to provide you with standard services on our pages. Without the use of cookies, our website may work only very limited and possibly incorrect.
  • Optimization cookies enable us to analyse the use of our website. If you have not consented to the use of your personal data for this purpose, this will be anonymous. The analysis helps us to improve our services and offered products and services.
  • Personalisation cookies allow us to determine your personal preferences, such as your preferred language. We use these cookies to improve usability and offer you a customised experience.
  • Security-relevant cookies are cookies that are necessary to protect the website against attacks and to prevent fraud

On individual pages, personal data may be stored in cookies if you have previously expressly consented to such, e.g. to not have to re-enter access data. In principle, you can also access all information on our website if you have deactivated cookies in your Internet browser. If you do not accept cookies, this may result in functional limitations of our offers.

Our website uses the cookies listed below:

Your data protection rights

You have the right to information about the personal data in question and the right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing and data portability, and in the case of processing in accordance with Art.6 (1) (e) and (f) GDPR the right to object to processing. Insofar as you have provided us with your consent to process your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) (a) GDPR, you can withdraw this consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on your consent prior to its withdrawal.

You have the right to complain to the supervisory authority.

Responsibility and data protection co-ordinator

Responsibilty for the collection and processing of personal data is:

thyssenkrupp Materials (UK) Ltd
Cox’s Lane
Cradley Heath
B64 5QU
01384 563000

If you have any questions or comments regarding data protection, please contact our data protection co-ordinator at:

thyssenkrupp Materials (UK) Ltd
Cox’s Lane
Cradley Heath
B64 5QU
or send an e-mail to: dataprotection.tkmuk@thyssenkrupp.com

Scope and amendments to this privacy statement

This privacy statement applies exclusively to the use of our website. It does not apply to the websites of other service providers to which we provide a link. We accept no responsibility or liability for third-party statements and guidelines with no connection to our website.We reserve the right to amend these data privacy rules from time to time in accordance with future changes relating to the collection and processing of personal data.

Intellectual property and rights of use

The content including pictures and the design of the tkMUK website are subject to copyright protection and other laws for the protection of intellectual property. This website does not grant any license to use the intellectual property owned by companies of the thyssenkrupp Group. In particular, duplication, distribution, reproduction, transmission, processing, modification, or any other use of the content on this website for commercial purposes without written permission from tkMUK is not permitted.

Trademarks

Unless otherwise indicated, all of the trademarks used on the tkMUK websites are protected by trademark law and may not be used without written permission from tkMUK. The same applies to company logos and signs.

Liability

The information that tkMUK presents to you on this website is compiled and updated periodically. Despite the utmost care, we cannot guarantee the content of this website to be free of errors. There is no warranty of merchantability, no warranty of fitness for a particular use, and no other warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the information or any aspect of this website. The content does not constitute a pledge or guarantee with regard to our products, especially concerning their marketability or their contractual suitability for a specific purpose. Any forward-looking statements on our website are based solely on opinions, (preliminary) estimates, or assumptions on the part of management at tkMUK. As such, they are subject to risks and uncertainties. tkMUK is not obliged to update such forward-looking statements. tkMUK reserves the right to undertake alterations or additions to the information or data provided at all times without further notice.

This website references third-party providers, in some cases by means of hyperlinks. tkMUK has no influence over the content of third-party websites. For this reason, tkMUK disclaims all liability regarding the content and data protection practices of the third-party websites to which it links. Before you use third-party websites, we recommend that you review the relevant terms and conditions and data protection provisions of said providers.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The use of this website and the interpretation of these legal notes are subject to German law to the exclusion of any conflict of laws. Courts in Germany shall have jurisdiction in any disputes arising from your agreement to these terms of use.

Links to third Parties

The website may contain links to third-party websites, including social media sites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this policy. These third party websites are governed by the privacy policies of those third party websites. tkMUK is not responsible for the information practices of such third party websites.

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