Each of NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, its Head Office located at 6-1, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8071, Japan, and its overseas offices (together “NSC”) provides information on the processing of personal information in connection with its relationship with existing and potential customers, trading companies, end users, goods and service suppliers, agents, advisors, outside auditors, research institutions, industrial organizations and other persons with whom NSC or any of its group companies maintain or is considering to create a business relationship (each a “Business Partner”) to the extent Australian privacy law applies.

NSC may collect and process the following personal information:
·    Profile and contact information, such as full name, work position, work address, work telephone number, work mobile phone number, work fax number and work email address of a Business Partner who is an individual, or a person working for or on behalf of a Business Partner (each shall be referred to as a “Business Partner Contact”);
·    Further information processed in connection with the relationship between NSC and a Business Partner or provided by a Business Partner Contact.

 NSC collects the personal data indicated above in a number of ways, most commonly directly from the data subject when he/she provides it to NSC, from NSC group companies, and from third parties (such as another Business Partner Contact).

NSC processes the personal information indicated above for the following purposes:
·    Communicating with Business Partner Contacts about products and services of NSC, e.g. by responding to inquiries or requests, entering into or executing transactions for products or services, providing technical support;
·    Communicating with Business Partner Contacts about the products and services of Business Partners;
·    Planning, performing and managing the business relationship with Business Partners;
·    Solving disputes, enforcing agreements and/or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims;
·    Complying with applicable laws and regulations, including cooperating with relevant authorities and regulators.
If personal information of Business Partner Contacts is withheld, NSC may not be able to fulfil the purposes indicated above such as providing Business Partners with products and services of NSC and/or using products and services or Business Partners.

For the purposes of processing indicated above, NSC may disclose personal information to the following recipients or categories of recipients (some of which may be located overseas in countries including Japan):
·    Directors, supervisory board members, senior advisors, advisors, executive officers, fellows, executive counsellors, employees (including employees undergoing their probationary employment period), temporary employees, and any persons who correspond to such positions (“Staff”) of NSC;
·    External advisors such as attorneys, accountants and tax advisors (“Advisors”) of NSC;
·    Group companies of NSC and their Staff and Advisors with whom NSC needs to share the data; 
·    Other Business Partners and their Staff and Advisors with whom NSC needs to share the data;
·    Governmental agencies, boards, commissions, officers, officials or entities exercising legislative, judicial, regulatory or administrative functions.

 Unless indicated otherwise, NSC will retain personal information for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which they were collected or otherwise processed (including as required by applicable law or regulation or for the exercise or defence of legal claims).

With regard to the processing of his/her personal information, a Business Partner Contact may have, under certain circumstances, the following rights against NSC within the limits set forth in Australian law:
·    Right to request access to his/her personal information; and
·    Right to request rectification of his/her personal information.

If a Business Partner Contact has questions or complaints with regard to processing of his/her personal information or would like to exercise any of the above rights, he/she may contact:
Any such questions/complaints/exercise of rights will be carefully assessed with the aim of resolving any issue in a timely and efficient manner. 

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