Annual Report & Accounts 2012

Website Disclaimer and Intellectual Property Ownership Statement

Legal Notice

This website (the “Site”) is operated by NLMK (the “Company”), a company having its registered office at Pl. Metallurgov 2, Lipetsk 398040, Russian Federation. This Legal Notice (the “Legal Notice”) governs your use of the Site. By using the Site, you accept this Legal Notice. The Company may change the terms of this Legal Notice at any time and such changes will take imte effect. By your continued use of the Site thereafter, you agree to be bound by such changes. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current terms of this Legal Notice.

Intellectual Property

All copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in the Site and its contents, including without limitation all text, images, graphics and code contained in the Site, and in its look and feel (collectively, the "Contents") are owned by the Company or members of its group of companies, or by third-party providers. Except where otherwise specified, you may view, copy and print the Contents only for your own use, provided that all copies and print-outs of the Contents bear the copyright and other proprietary notices and disclaimers displayed on them on the Site. The Company reserves the right, but has no obligation, to change the Contents at any time.

Other than as specified above, neither the Site nor any of its Contents may be modified or copied in whole or part in any form, including by framing, incorporation into other websites or other publication, or be used to create any derivative work. No links to the Site may be included in any other website without the Company’s prior written permission. None of the Company’s nor any of its group companies’ trade marks may be used without the Company’s prior written permission. The Company reserves all its rights in such trademarks.

Other than as specified above, nothing on the Site should be construed as granting any right or license. The Company does not guarantee that you have any right to use content available on the Site that is owned by any third party, and that third party’s permission will not be required before you use such content. None of the Contents may be changed, nor may any copyright or author attribution notice appearing on any of the Contents be altered or removed, without the Company’s prior permission.

Disclaimer

Access to the Site, and use of its Contents, is at your sole discretion and risk. Whilst the Company has taken reasonable measures to ensure that the Contents are accurate and up-to-date, it accepts no responsibility for any action taken by any person or organisation as a result, direct or otherwise, of information contained in, or accessed through, the Site, whether provided by the Company or a third party. The Site and the Contents are provided on an “AS-IS” basis, and the Company makes no warranties or representations about the Site or any of the Contents, including without limitation (i) the timeliness, currency, accuracy, completeness, reliability, continued availability or fitness for any particular purpose of the Site and the Contents, (ii) that the use of the Site will be error-free, secure, and uninterrupted, (iii) that the Company will correct any defects or that the Site will be free from viruses or other harmful codes, and (iv) that the Contents or the Site do not infringe any third-party rights. To the greatest extent permissible by applicable laws, the Company excludes any such warranties and representations that may otherwise be implied and excludes all liability with respect to the Site, the Contents, or any use thereof.

Without liability whatsoever NLMK may without notice modify and/or discontinue operation of all or portions of this Site at any time in its sole discretion, and assumes no responsibility to update the Site.

Any product information or other information published via the Site is given to the best of NLMK’s knowledge. All this information shall not, however, as far as legally permissible, create any guarantee or representation of any kind or any liability of NLMK and shall not relieve the User from undertaking its own investigations and tests.

Limitation of Liability

The Company (including its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and other representatives) will not be liable to you for any direct, incidental, consequential or similar damages arising (i) out of your access, use or inability to use the Site, the Contents or any linked website, or (ii) in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or system failure.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold the Company (including its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and other representatives) harmless from all liabilities, claims and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) resulting from your (i) breach of this Legal Notice, (ii) misuse of the Site or any of the Contents, or (iii) infringement of any of the Company’s intellectual-property rights.

Forward-Looking Statements

The Site may include “forward-looking statements” that report on the Company’s possible or assumed future results of operations and describe business strategies. “Forward-looking statements” often have words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “estimate,” “seek,” “will,” or “may.” You should not rely unduly on those statements. The statements as well as any other Contents, including without limitation details of the Company’s share price, are for information purposes only and may not be current. Additionally, nothing on this Site constitutes an offer, solicitation or recommendation to purchase or sell securities, or make investments.

Third-Party Websites

The Site may contain hypertext links to third-party websites. The Company provides such links for your convenience and has no control over any websites that may be accessed or available through them. The Company does not endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such third-party websites, their content or availability. In particular, the Company does not accept any liability for any infringement of any person’s intellectual-property rights by, or liability arising out of any information or opinion contained on, any such third-party website.

Translated Documents

Except for this Legal Notice, the English translations, if any, of the Content have been prepared for informational purposes only. The Company accepts no responsibility for any action taken by any person in reliance on these translations. Readers are advised to refer to the Russian original of each relevant document, which can be found at www.nlmk.ru, and to consult their own advisors for obtaining an accurate translation of each document.

Data Use

The Company will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you through your use of the Site unless you provide that information voluntarily by contacting the Company at info@nlmk.com or otherwise through the Site. The Company will use any information so provided only to correspond with you about the matter in connection with which you provide it. The Company will retain that information, including related correspondence for its records. The Company will not disclose that information to any unaffiliated third party unless legally required to do so or where necessary to address the subject matter of that correspondence, and may transfer that information outside the European Economic Area, including to countries that have a lesser standard of data protection than those within it. By submitting your personal information to the Company by e-mail to info@nlmk.com or otherwise through the Site, you agree to the Company’s use of such information.

Governing Law

This Legal Notice shall be governed by English law.

Cookies

What is a “cookie”?

Cookies are small files which are placed on your computer when you access a website – amongst other things; they help the website user to navigate efficiently between pages and the website operator to track usage of the site.

Cookies cannot contain viruses or anything else that might harm your computer. You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org

What do we use cookies for?

We use cookies to track your activities on our web site but they will not allow us to obtain information of a personal nature such as your name and address. We will only be aware of such information if you provide the information to us or you have set the preferences in your browser to provide this information automatically.

We use the information collected to analyse trends and improve our site for our customers.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the reasons why we use them in the table below.

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These cookies allow us to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine from where in the world you are accessing the website and to track your page visits within the website. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Can you disable cookies?

Yes, your browser will enable you to disable cookies and further information can be found in the “Help” section of your browser or at www.allaboutcookies.org. However, you should note that if you chose to do this, it may have an impact on the quality of your browsing experience.

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