This website (“site”) operated by NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, with its principal place of business at 6-1, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8071 Japan (“NSC”), uses “cookies”. A cookie is a small text file that is saved on users’ computers or mobile devices when users visit the website.
Cookies on this site are not used for any purpose other than those described here. Information stored in cookies is not used to identify individual users.
This site uses the following types of cookies:
These cookies are necessary for this site to function and cannot be switched off in NSC’s systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by users which amount to a request for services, such as setting user’s privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. Users can set their browser to block or alert users about these cookies, but some parts of this site will not then work.
To the extent that information processed in connection with strictly necessary cookies should qualify as personal data, the legal basis for that processing is a “legitimate interest” to operate this site.
“List of Strictly Necessary Cookies”
|JSESSIONID||www.nipponsteel.com||To maintain anonymous user sessions by the server.||0 days|
|AWSALB||www.nipponsteel.com||To distribute load of user response processes.||5 days|
|AWSALB||www.nipponsteel.com||To distribute load of user response processes.||7 days|
|AWSALBCORS||www.nipponsteel.com||To distribute load of user response processes.||7 days|
|visitorid||www.nipponsteel.com||For access statistics to this site.||730 days|
|383aeadb58||forms.zohopublic.com||To distribute load of user response processes and maintain user sessions.||0 days|
These cookies collect information about how users use this site. They allow NSC to count visits and traffic sources so that NSC can measure and improve the performance of this site. They help NSC to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around this site. All information these cookies collect is anonymized. If users do not accept these cookies, NSC will not know which page on this site and when the users have visited, and will not be able to obtain performance information at that time.
To the extent that information processed in connection with performance cookies should qualify as personal data, the legal basis for that processing is the user’s “consent”.
“List of Performance Cookies”
|__utmc||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||0 days|
|__utma||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||730 days|
|__utmv||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||0 days|
|_gclxxxx||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||90 days|
|_gat||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||0 days|
|__utmt||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||0 days|
|_gid||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||1 day|
|__utmz||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||183 days|
|__utmb||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||0 days|
|_ga||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||730 days|
|_gat_xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||0 days|
|_gat_gtag_xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx||nipponsteel.com||To analyze the access performance of this site using Google Analytics.||0 days|
These cookies enable this site to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by NSC or by third party providers whose services NSC has added to NSC’s site. If users do not accept these cookies, then all or part of these services may not function properly.
To the extent that information processed in connection with functional cookies should qualify as personal data, the legal basis for that processing is the user’s “consent”.
“List of Functional Cookies”
|player||vimeo.com||To enable this site to provide enhanced functionality and personalization.||365 days|
|vuid||vimeo.com||To enable this site to provide enhanced functionality and personalization.||730 days|
These cookies may be set through this site by NSC’s advertising partners and used by those advertising partners to build a profile of user’s interests and show users relevant advertisements on other websites. They do not directly store personal data, but uniquely identify a user’s browser and internet device. If users do not accept these cookies, users will experience less targeted advertising.
To extent that information processed in connection with targeting cookies should qualify as personal data, the legal basis for that processing is the user’s “consent”.
“List of Targeting Cookies”
|_fbp||nipponsteel.com||To show users more relevant advertisements on Facebook.||90 days|
|bscookie||www.linkedin.com||For LinkedIn to confirm a secure browser ID.||730 days|
|lidc||linkedin.com||To log into LinkedIn or LinkedIn’s following functions.||1 day|
|bcookie||linkedin.com||For LinkedIn to identify a browser ID.||730 days|
|JSESSIONID||www.linkedin.com||A general purpose platform session cookie used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.||0 days|
|lang||linkedin.com||For language settings and regional settings.||0 days|
|sb||facebook.com||To collect data on the interests of users, etc. and distribute targeted advertising to users who are logging into Meta’s services.||730 days|
|fr||facebook.com||To improve the relevance of advertisements by distributing advertisements and measuring the number of vies, etc.||90 days|
|YSC||youtube.com||To show visitors advertisements on this site and other websites by collecting information from videos embedded in websites and aggregating it with data from other Google services.||0 days|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||youtube.com||To keep track of how users view videos, such as how many seconds users view a video embedded in this site.||180 days|
|ig_did||instagram.com||To activate the Instagram widgets (e.g., follow buttons) embedded in this site.||730 days|
|mid||instagram.com||To keep track of users and the types of users who follow NSC’s pages on Instagram, as set by Instagram.||730 days|
|csrftoken||instagram.com||To prevent cross-site request forgeries (CSRF), i.e., vulnerability attacks when the Instagram plugin is incorporated into this site.||364 days|
|ig_nrcb||instagram.com||For Instagram to create a profile of user’s interests and show users relevant advertisements on other sites, etc.||365 days|
|NID||google.com||To analyze how users use the website at various locations on this site.||183 days|
In regard to the names, contact information, etc. of third party providers and advertising partners which set the Functional Cookies and Targeting Cookies above, please refer to the following privacy policies.
This site provides users with a function to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. For more details on how to customize cookies, please check .
In addition, cookies may be blocked or restricted by changing the settings of the user’s browser. However, if cookies for this site are blocked, users may no longer be able to fully use all functions of this site. For more details on how to customize cookies, please check the support page of the relevant browser.
In certain cases, as provided for under applicable data protection laws and regulations, users may have certain rights including the right to access, to rectification, to erasure, and to restriction of processing of users’ personal data.
In order to exercise the rights specified above, as well as in the case of questions, etc. concerning the use of users’ personal data, please contact NSC by e-mail to : 
NSC may update this policy from time to time without notice. The current version will be posted on this site. This policy was last updated on 12 October 2022.