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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE

The materials on this website (the “Site”) are provided by Vale to users and may be used for informational purposes only. Single copies which may be downloaded are subject to the provisions below. By downloading any materials from the Site you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to them, please do not use the Site or download materials from it.

SINGLE COPY LICENSE

At least some of the materials at this Site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any materials at this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may make one copy of the information (“Materials”) found on this Site for your personal, non-commercial internal use only unless you are otherwise specifically licensed by Vale in writing or as allowed by the terms of any license granted by Vale to you or as specifically provided for under individual Materials. This is a license, not a transfer of title, and is subject to the following restrictions: You may not modify the Materials or use them for any commercial purpose or any public display, performance, sale or rental. You also agree to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials.

OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS

Some Materials may be copyrighted and are protected by copyright laws and treaty provisions. Materials may not be copied, reproduced, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without Vale’s prior written approval. Except as expressly provided for herein, Vale does not grant any express right to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secret information unless otherwise expressly granted to you by Vale in writing or incorporated elsewhere in the Materials.

TERMINATION OF THIS LICENSE:

Vale may terminate this license at any time for breach of the terms of this Agreement. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy the Materials.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:

This Site may contain forward-looking statements regarding the business and operations of Vale Limited (“Vale”), as well as Vale’s position as a producer of nickel and other products, sensitivity of financial results to changes in metals prices and exchange rates and other costs, and other issues and aspects relating to its business and operations. Inherent in those statements are known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors well beyond Vale’s ability to control or predict. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those contemplated by these statements depending on, among others, such key factors as business and economic conditions in the principal markets for Vale’s products, the supply and demand for metals to be produced, deliveries, production levels, production and other anticipated and unanticipated costs and expenses, metals prices, premiums realized over London Metal Exchange cash and other benchmark prices, tax benefits, the Canadian-U.S. dollar and other exchange rates, the timing of the development of, and capital costs and financing arrangements associated with, Vale’s development projects, the timing of the receipt of governmental and other approvals, political unrest or instability in countries such as Indonesia, risks involved in mining, processing and exploration activities, market competition and labour relations and other risk factors listed from time to time in Vale’s reports and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

DISCLAIMER:

THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL VALE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES DUE TO LOSS OF PROFITS OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) OR DUE TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS. Vale further does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, links or other items contained within these Materials. Vale makes no obligation to update the Materials.

USER SUBMISSIONS:

Any material, information or other communication you transmit to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary (“Communications”). Vale will have no obligations with respect to the Communications but Vale will not pass such information on to anyone outside of Vale. Where it is necessary, in order to answer your enquiry, the Communications you have provided may be passed to any Vale office or affiliate worldwide. By sending any Communications to us, you are consenting to the personal information contained therein being transferred within Vale and being processed by Vale for these purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from Vale any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other materials that violate any law.

USER CHAT ROOMS:

Vale may, but is no obligated to, monitor or review any site where users transmit or post Communications or communicate solely with each other, including, but not limited to, chat rooms, bulletin boards or other user forums, and the content of Communications. Vale, however, will have no liability related to the content of any Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy or otherwise.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES AND MATERIALS:

This Site may contain links to other websites for the convenience of the users of this Site. Any linked websites are not under the control of Vale and Vale does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website. Vale reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Site, you do this at your own risk.

APPLICABLE LAWS:

Vale makes no representation that Materials in the site are appropriate for use in locations outside North America and Vale does not grant access to them from territories where their content is expressly prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use any Materials in violation of any applicable export or other laws and regulations.

GENERAL:

Vale may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You agree to access these Terms from time to time to review the then current Terms because they are binding. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated new terms located on particular pages at this Site.