Introduction

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India Limited (“AM/NS India” “Company” “us” “we”) operates this web site to provide online access to information about AM/NS India and the products, services and opportunities we provide (the “Web Site”).

Please read the terms and conditions set forth herein (the “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the Web Site. These Terms of Use govern your rights and obligations as a user. Any reference to “you” or “user” in these Terms of Use, means you the user accessing information about AM/NS and the products, services and opportunities through the Web Site.

The Web Site is available for your access and use only on the condition that you agree to the Terms of Use. By accessing or using the Web Site, you and the entity are authorised to represent signify your agreement to be bound by each provision of these Terms of Use, including any other policy of the Company and all rules, guidelines, policies, terms and conditions applicable to the services, products and opportunities being provided through the Web Site as may be modified by us from time to time, which shall be deemed to be incorporated in these Terms of Use by reference, unconditionally and at all times. If you do not agree to all of the Terms of Use, do not access or use the Web Site.

Scope

These Terms of Use are an agreement between you and/or the entity you are authorised to represent with AM/NS India and shall govern your use of the Web Site and all applications, software and services available via the Web Site. The users accessing the Web Site shall be competent to enter into legally binding contracts under the Indian Contract Act, 1872 (“Contract Act”). Any person who shall be considered as incompetent to contract as per the provisions of the Contract Act including minors, un-discharged insolvents etc. are not eligible to avail the services, products and opportunities on the Web Site. Any person accessing the Web Site and availing information pertaining to the products, services or opportunities on behalf of an organization represents and warrants that it is duly authorized by the organization to accept these Terms of Use and that such person has the authority to bind the organization to these Terms of Use.

All the materials contained in the Web Site are provided for informational purposes only and shall not be construed as a commercial offer, a license, an advisory, fiduciary or professional relationship between you and AM/NS India or its affiliates. No information provided on this Web Site shall be considered a substitute for your independent investigation.

Modifications

AM/NS India reserves the right to modify, update or remove these Terms of Use at its sole discretion, at any time and without prior announcement, by posting the amended Terms of Use on the Web Site and indicating the date these Terms of Use were last modified. You are responsible for informing yourself of the Terms of Use in force at the time of use of this Web Site. Your continued usage of the Web Site following the posting of changes to these Terms of Use will mean you accept those changes. If at any time you do not agree with any of these Terms of Use or any future Terms of Use, you shall discontinue accessing the Web Site.

Intellectual Property Rights

Any and all intellectual property rights associated with the Web Site and its contents (including, but not limited to: text, graphic images, audio, video, html code, buttons, trademarks, software, logos, illustrations, service marks, copyrights) and intellectual property related thereto (“Company Content”), are the exclusive and sole property of AM/NS India or its affiliates, unless otherwise clearly indicated or in any other way perceivable as third party rights. Use of the Company Content for any purpose not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is strictly prohibited.

The above-mentioned content may not be sold, distributed, transmitted, copied, published, modified or decompiled, in any way, without the prior written consent of AM/NS India. Nothing in these Terms of Use shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such intellectual property rights or create derivative works from any materials or content accessible on the Web Site. Any unauthorised use of the content is expressly prohibited and may constitute a violation of copyright law, trademark law, patent law or other industrial property rights.

You may only download, display and print one copy of the Web Site on your personal computer for private and non-commercial purposes and/or purposes allowed by the applicable law. Any other use or modification of the content of AM/NS India’s Web Site without AM/NS India’s prior written authorization is prohibited.

The compilation of all content is the exclusive property of the Company and is protected by laws of India and international copyright and database right laws. All software used is the property of the Company and its affiliates or its software suppliers and is protected by India and international copyright and author right laws.

In particular, you shall not utilize any data mining or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilization of any substantial parts of the Web Site without the Company’s written consent. You shall not create/ and or publish your own database that features substantial parts of the Web Site without the Company’s express written consent.

Restrictions of use of the Web Site

In addition to other restrictions otherwise set forth in these Terms of Use, and by way of example and not as a limitation, you shall not:

  • use the Web Site in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited message (commercial or otherwise);
  • falsify, disable or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
  • alter, modify, copy, translate or create derivative works of any content provided by AM/NS India through the Web Site;
  • disguise the origin of information transmitted through the Web Site;
  • place false or misleading information on the Web Site;
  • trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive information;
  • make improper use of our support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct;
  • engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools;
  • decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Web Site;
  • interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Web Site or the networks or services connected to the Web Site;
  • attempt to bypass any measures of the Web Site designed to prevent or restrict access to the Web Site, or any portion of the Web Site;
  • harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Web Site to you;
  • delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any content;
  • disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Web Site;
  • use the Web Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.
  • except as may be the result of standard search engine or Internet browser usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that accesses the Web Site, or using or launching any unauthorized script or other software;
  • systematically retrieve data or other content from the Web Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us;
  • use any proprietary information or any of our interfaces or our other intellectual property in the design, development, manufacture, licensing, or distribution of any applications, accessories, or devices for use with the Web Site;
  • use or access any service, information, application or software available via the Web Site in a manner not expressly permitted by AM/NS India.

Disclaimer of Warranties

AM/NS India has compiled and organised the content of this Web Site to the best of its knowledge and provides it on an “as is” basis. No representation is made or warranty given, either express or implied, for the completeness, accuracy, reliability, security, timeliness, or fitness for a particular purpose, of the content of the Web Site or the non-existence of any viruses on the Web Site.

No information obtained by you from the Web Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated by AM/NS India in these Terms of Use.

AM/NS India reserves the right to modify or close the Web Site at its own discretion and without prior announcement.

You agree that your use of the Web Site will be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the Web Site and your use thereof, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The Company does not make any representations pertaining to the information, content, or services included on or otherwise made available to a user through the Web Site and we will assume no liability or responsibility for any (1) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content and materials, (2) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the Web Site, (3) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (4) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Web Site, (5) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Web Site by any third party, and/or (6) any errors or omissions in any content and materials or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Web Site.

The Company will not be liable to you in any way or in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with the Web Site. The Company does not warrant that the Web Site; information, content, materials, product (including software) or services included on or otherwise made available to you through the Web Site; their servers; or electronic communication sent from us are free of viruses or other harmful components, despite our best efforts to prevent these incidents.

Limitation of liability

You agree to access and to use the Web Site at your own risk. AM/NS India or any of its directors, employees, agents or licensors, shall in no event be held liable for losses or damages of any whatsoever kind (whether based on contract, tort, delict, warranty or any other legal theory) including without limitation any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, exemplary, and consequential damages, or other damages arising out of or in connection with the Terms of Use or resulting from access or use of this Web Site, or from the inability to use this Web Site, from inaccuracies or omissions in this Web Site, from any decisions you may make based on information contained in this Web Site, from viruses from this Web Site, or non-accessibility of this Web Site, even if AM/NS India has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If you are dissatisfied with the Web Site, its services, its content, or with the Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Web Site.

Financial disclaimer

Nothing contained in the Web Site shall be deemed to be either advice of a financial nature to act or not to act in any way whatsoever or an invitation to invest or deal in any form of investment, whether listed or unlisted, in AM/NS India or any of its entities.

Certain information discussed in this Web Site may constitute forward-looking statements regarding the financial positions, results of operations, business and industrial strategy of the Arcelor Group. More generally, when used in this Web Site, the words “foresee(s)”, “aim(s)”, “expect(s)”, “intend(s)”, “will”, “may”, “believe(s)”, “anticipate(s)” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on hypotheses that may prove incorrect and are subject to risks and uncertainties, including fluctuations in exchange rates, raw material costs, the capacity to achieve cost reductions without negatively impacting on operations, environmental regulation issues and general economic and financial conditions.

AM/NS India is under no responsibility to update such statements in light of new information or future or other events.

Collection of Personal Data

The Company provides for various career opportunities via the Web Site. In case a candidate decides to apply for a position identified on the Web Site they will be required to provide personal details for the recruitment process including but not limited to, the name, gender, electronic identification data, date of birth, contact details, education, training and qualifications, profession and job, leisure and interests, employment records etc. (“Personal Data”). Personal Data that will be processed by us in terms of these Terms of Use and the privacy policy of the Company. The user/ candidate hereby agrees and acknowledges that the details provided at the time of registration or creating a profile for recruitment process shall be accurate and valid. We are committed to protecting your privacy and will only collect and use Personal Data in the manner and for the purposes herein and that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the applicable legislation and regulations. It may be noted that the Company handles all such information in accordance with the provisions of the applicable law as may be applicable from time to time and only for the duration lawfully required, thereunder.

By availing the services and opportunities, you are consenting to have your Personal Data transferred to and processed by us. We may share your Personal Data with group companies and service providers and this may involve transferring it to countries outside India. Where we do so, we will ensure that we do this in accordance with the applicable laws and take appropriate measures to ensure that the level of protection which applies to your Personal Data processed in these countries is similar to that which applies within India. Personal Data relating to a user/ job candidates is primarily collected from them directly through the application and recruitment process, be it in the form of resumes/CVs, connected LinkedIn profile, completed company application forms or supporting documents provided or on an ongoing basis when the job candidates update their Personal Data.

Personal Data may also be collected from employment agencies or background check service providers where background checks are deemed necessary and permitted under applicable law. Personal Data may also be collected from third parties, as well, such as former employers, credit reference agencies etc. during the recruitment process, where deemed necessary and permitted under applicable law.

By setting up your profile on the Web Site, the candidates give their consent for their Personal Data to be processed through the Web Site, however, candidates may revoke their consent at any time by deleting their profile from the Web Site.

Your Personal Data may be used by us to:

  1. to process your application during the recruitment process;
  2. process and deal with any enquiries made by or about you;
  3. to undertake checks such as identification verification checks with fraud prevention agencies for the purposes of crime prevention and fraud prevention to enable us to comply with our legal obligations (such as record keeping);
  4. to help protect your information and prevent unauthorised access to it; or
  5. if required to do so by law and to the extent necessary for the proper operation of our systems.

Security Practices

We strive to ensure the security, integrity protection and privacy of unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. We follow stringent security techniques and requirements for handling sensitive and Personal Data. These techniques and requirements are fully compliant with the guidelines set forth under law. Our servers are accessible only to authorized personnel. Your information logged is shared with respective personnel only on need to know basis and/ or to provide the services you have requested. All representatives handling information under these provisions are under contractual confidentiality obligation with us. While, we take every step to safeguard the confidentiality of your Personal Data, by using the Web Site, you agree and confirm that we are not liable for any disclosure due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties or Linked Sites.

The Company shall retain the Personal Data of a job candidate for as long as it is required or in accordance with applicable laws or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our agreements.

Notwithstanding anything contained herein, we shall not be liable for any loss, damage or misuse of your Personal Data due to a force majeure event. A force majeure event for the purposes of these Terms of Use shall mean any event that is beyond our reasonable control and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer data and storage device, computer viruses breach of security and encryption or any other cause beyond our control.

Compliance with law

You agree to use the Web Site in strict compliance with all applicable laws, rulings, and regulations and in a fashion that does not, in the sole judgment of AM/NS India, negatively reflect on the goodwill or reputation of AM/NS India and shall take no actions which would cause AM/NS India to be in violation of any laws, rulings or regulations applicable to AM/NS India.

Indemnity

You agree at all times to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AM/NS India, its agents, affiliates and their respective directors and employees against all actions, proceedings, costs (including reasonable attorney’s fees), claims, damages, demands, liabilities and expenses whatsoever sustained, incurred or paid by AM/NS India directly or indirectly in respect of (i) any information or other content you provide on or through this Web Site and (ii) your use or misuse of the content of this Web Site, including without limitation infringement claims.

Confidential Information

AM/NS India discourages you from sending or posting to this Web Site any information that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Please note that if you do send or post any such information or material, AM/NS India will assume that it is not confidential. By sending or posting any information or material, you grant AM/NS India unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you agree that AM/NS India is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send or post for any purpose on this Web Site.

Links

This Web Site may contain links to web sites not operated, controlled or supervised by AM/NS India (“Linked Sites”). These links are provided solely as a convenience for you. If you follow these Linked Sites, you will leave the Web Site, and will be subject to the terms of use and privacy policy applicable to those websites. By providing such links, AM/NS India makes no judgment or warranty with respect to the websites accessible through the links and AM/NS India takes no responsibility for these websites.

We clarify that these Linked Sites are operated by third parties and are not under our control and have no affiliation or association with us unless specifically expressed. We are not responsible for any form of transmission, material received from any Linked Site. We are not liable and do not represent anything regarding the privacy practices and policies adopted by the Linked Sites and their owners/ operators. Also, we are not in a position to control or guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, videos, messages or other relevant materials available on the Linked Sites.

Providing the Linked Sites does not imply or convey any endorsement by us in any manner or of the contents of the Linked Site. You are aware that the information you provide on the Linked Sites shall be governed by policies of the Linked Sites which you view.

Neither does AM/NS India accept any responsibility for the availability or the contents of such Linked Sites or any liability for damage resulting from the use of such contents, of whatever form.

Linked Sites and advertisers may use technology to send the advertisements directly to your browser because of which the Linked Site or advertisers automatically receive your internet protocol address. They may use cookies, java script, web beacons and other technologies to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize advertising content. We have no access or control over cookies or other features of the Linked Sites or advertisers and are not governed by these Terms of Use.

Contact Us

In the event of any grievance or complaint in relation to the services or the products, you may contact the Company at [•].

Applicable law – Severability

Any legal claims or lawsuits concerning this Web Site or its use shall be governed by to the laws of India. The courts in Mumbai shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Use of Cookies

By using or accessing the Web Site, our servers (hosted by a third-party service provider) may collect information indirectly and automatically about your activities on the Web Site by way of cookies. Cookies are pieces of information that a site sends to your computer or other media devices while you are viewing or interacting with the Web Site. We use cookies and other such devices to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our Web Site and to help us improve the structure of our Web Site (we cannot identify you personally in this way). We may combine your visitor session information or other information collected through cookies and other technical methods with personally identifiable information in order to understand and improve your online experiences and to determine what category/nature of businesses and locations you prefer or are likely to be of interest to you.

You can change your web browsers settings to accept or not to accept cookies. However, if you do not accept these cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our services. We may use third-party service providers to serve ads on its behalf across the internet. Such third-party service providers may collect anonymous information about your use of the Web Site. Personally identifiable information is not linked to data collected from this source.