PRIVACY POLICY

In compliance with the provisions of the Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Data in Possession of Private Parties (hereinafter the “Law”), the Regulation of the Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Data in Possession of Private Parties (hereinafter the “Regulation”) and the Guidelines of the Privacy Policy published in the Official Gazzete of the Federation on the day January 17th of 2013, (hereinafter the “Guidelines”) and other applicable provisions, I.N.G.E.T.EK.N.O.S. Estructurales, S.A. de C.V., and its affiliates and subsidiaries (hereinafter “INGETEK”) wishes to inform the User of the domains or website www.ingetek.com.mx (hereinafter the “User”), its Privacy Policy regarding the treatment and protection of personal data of those individuals or legal entities that voluntarily communicate via e-mail, by telephone, or any other electronic written or oral means, with INGETEK, fill out forms in which personal data is collected or entered and/or to the web site herein mentioned, if this involves the communication of their personal data.

For all purposes related to the herein Privacy Policy, INGETEK is responsible for the treatment of information and may be located in its place of business located in Libramiento Noroeste Km. 11.2 Sin Colonia, municipality of García, Nuevo León, México, C.P. 66000; issuing and putting available to the User the herein Privacy Policy, under the following terms:

I. Purpose of the treatment and processing of your personal data.- The personal information that is provided by the User will be used only to provide services related, including but not limited to, the purchase of products and services of the steel industry, products derived from steel and other related products.

Likewise, the personal data will be used for the following secondary activities: (i) analysis for its internal use and elaboration of statistical reports, (ii) control of the customer, suppliers, and service providers files, (iii) marketing, offers and promotions, (iv) determining its creditworthiness and, where appropriate, granting of credit, (v) commercial prospecting; (vi) post-sale services related to collection and administration, such as: invoicing, cancellations and delivery arrangements; (viii) Knowing the shopping experience of the User through surveys, evaluations or similar; (ix) analysis for the Corporate internal use; (x) statistical reports; (xi) planning of human resources and file control of the internal and/or external personnel, suppliers, collaborators and any other analog figure; and/or (xii) any other activity related to the corporate purpose of INGETEK. If you do not agree with the secondary purposes, you may express your refusal by following the mechanism provided in the number “VIII” of the herein Privacy Policy. It is precise to mention that in the event that the aforementioned assumption is updated, INGETEK will not be able to provide the services that it provides correctly and it will not be responsible for such situation.

II. Personal data requested.- - For the purposes of the herein Privacy Policy it shall be understood by personal data information, any information that is collected concerning identified or identifiable individuals or legal entities that communicate their data of personal nature through the web site herein mentioned which will be any of the following means: i) e-mail; ii) filling out forms in which personal data is collected; iii) participation in campaigns; iv) creation of User profiles or accounts; v) use of blogs, chats, and forums; vi) content publication; and vii) in general the use of any service of the herein website that imply the communication of its personal data.

The personal information that INGETEK will collect from the User are: i) Complete Name; ii) address; iii) e-mail; iv) Tax ID number; v) Official Identification; and vi) telephone; compelling itself that the personal or sensitive information will be treated under security measures, always guaranteeing the confidentiality to the User.

To carry out the secondary activities listed in the second paragraph of numeral I of this Privacy Policy, the personal data may be collected indirectly through Cookies, Web Beacons, and/or Pixel Tags, in order to obtain address data of IP addresses, type of browsers, operative systems, visited web pages, duration of browsing time, monitoring of users behavior and their purchase preferences. In the event that user wishes to, they may remove or disable these tools, and may in turn request advisory from INGETEK through the e-mail vfuentes@ingetek.com.mx for such task.

III. About Social Media.- INGETEK informs the User that it is present on social networks, such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The treatment of the data of the User who becomes follower of the official sites of INGETEK will be governed by the conditions set forth in the terms and conditions of the corresponding social network by virtue of which any other data that the social network requires to be collected is responsibility of the later and not of INGETEK, for which it is recommended that the access to the privacy policy and conditions of use of the aforementioned sites or where appropriate, of the own social network itself is recommended, in order to know the information derived from the processing of data of personal nature and especially the conditions and purposes to which the data that form parts of the profile of the User will be destined.

IV. Safeguarding personal data.-  The personal data of the User will be safeguarded based on the principles of legality, consent, information, quality, purpose, loyalty, proportionality and responsibility, same that are found embodied in the Law. Nevertheless, for the protection of the User, the Site has security certificates, which allows the transmission of the data between the server and the User, and in feedback, to be private; which means that INGETEK acts diligently to protect the Exchange of information.

V. Data transfer.- I - INGETEK may transfer the personal data of the User to third parties other than this company. To this effect, your information may be shared with affiliated companies, investigation agencies, credit associations, applicants for credit referrals, as well as any other individual or legal entity who, at its own criteria may be given such information, the above, for credit information, as well as if applicable, authorities or agencies such as: the Federal Consumer Protection Agency, Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit; solely when such situation is imperative by an official request. If the User does not express its opposition for his personal data to be transferred, it will be understood that he has granted its consent to do so.

VI. Data collection.- I- INGETEK manifests that it may obtain User information from other sources allowed by law, such as printed and/or digital telephone directories, own data forms of INGETEK, among others applicable, for which INGETEK and its affiliates and subsidiaries are not and will not be responsible for the veracity of the personal information that he has provided to the USER, nor its verification and/or update, so if the User does not request the change or modification of the information, it must be assumed that the information is accurate and true, with all of the implications that this entails, being the User solely responsible for the personal information provided and its consequences.

VII. Changes or modifications to the Privacy Policy.-- INGETEK reserves the right to modify the herein Privacy Policy, thus informing you that any change or modification of the content of this notice will be published, in a generalized manner, on the web site: www.ingetek.com.mx

VIII. Mechanisms to exercise their rights.-In accordance with the provisions of the Law, the User may access, rectify and cancel their personal data as well as oppose to the disclosure and limitation of the use thereof through the procedures that INGETEK has implemented through its Administration Area. The User may assert their rights of Access, Rectification, Cancellation and Opposition (“ARCO” Rights), to oppose to the disclosure and limitation of the use of its data, as well as to revoke its consent or express their refusal to treat them, by getting in contact with our department or personal data that has its domicile in Libramiento Noroeste Km. 11.2 without neighborhood, in the municipality of García, Nuevo León, C.P. 66000, or else, through our web site www.ingetek.com.mx/aviso-de-privacidad, or also sending an e-mail to vfuentes@ingetek.com.mx, addressed to I.N.G.E.T.E.K.N.O.S. Estructurales, S.A. de C.V. indicating the following:

  • Full name of the owner of the personal data.
  • Address or e-mail to which all of the communications related to this request may be directed
  • Digitalized copy of an official document proving the identity of the applicant, can be: voting credential, driver’s license, passport, and/or any other document that facilitates the location of personal data.
  • Clear and precise description of the personal data related to which it is sought to exercise any of your rights or the activity on which you desire to limit the use of personal data.
  • Clear and precise description of the personal data with respect to which it is sought to exercise any of your rights or the activity on which you want to limit the use of the personal data.
  • Any other element that facilitates the location of personal data.

INGETEK will have a period no longer than 20 (twenty) business day to respond to the request of the mechanism indicated by the User. Nevertheless, if the user considers that their rights regarding the protection of personal data have been breached, regarding the protection of personal data, has the right to go to the corresponding authority to defend the exercise of their mechanism. The authority is the National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of the Personal Data (INAI).

In accordance with article eight of the Law, for the simple fact of not expressing opposition at the moment of reading the herein Privacy Policy, your acceptance of the terms thereof will be understood. If the User wishes to stop receiving promotional messages from INGETEK via telephone or email, he may request it at vfuentes@ingetek.com.mx.

Any modification to this privacy policy may be consulted at www.ingetek.mx/aviso-de-privacidad.