Data protection

Visiting our website can result in our data server collecting information regarding site activity (e.g. access date, time, and pages accessed). Personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) are only collected by this website, when using the contact or registration forms for seminars/conferences. Data that a user enters into these forms are used by SMI GmbH and SMR Group (SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, SMR Events GmbH, SMR Premium GmbH) solely for contacting purposes, which includes sending promotional material for services and events. Any forwarding of the data to third parties (except other companies of the SMR Group) without the express consent of the user shall not take place.

We would like to emphasize that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g. by e-mail) may present security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard data completely against access by third parties. We do not assume any liability for damages as a result of such security vulnerabilities.

The use by third parties of all published contact details on this website for the purpose of advertising is expressly prohibited. We reserve the right to take legal action in the case of unsolicited advertisement.