Steel Market Update Privacy Statement
http://www.steelmarketupdate.com values the privacy and security of the information that you share with us through http://www.steelmarketupdate.com. It is important that you understand how we collect, use, and maintain your information. This Privacy Statement explains our online information practices, the choices you may make about how we collect and use your information at this Web Site, and the ways you may contact us.
We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. Changes to this Privacy Statement are effective upon posting. Please check back periodically for updates.
“Personal Information” includes, your name, address information, personal e-mail address and URL, telephone number, account username and password, as well as other, similar information.
“Prospect Information” includes the same information as Personal Information except that Prospect Information is information that is submitted by an individual who is not the subject of the data submitted.
“Non-Identifying Personal Information” includes information about you, including, without limitation, your Internet service provider, browser type, domain name, the Web Site that referred you to us, the web pages you request, the date and time of those requests, and entry and exit points.
Collection of Personal Information or Prospect Information
http://www.steelmarketupdate.com may collect Personal Information from you, but only if you provide it to us voluntarily. We also collect Personal Information that you provide to us so that we can fulfill your order. In addition, in certain situations, such as when a purchaser buys a product as a gift and supplies the recipients’ name and address, we collect Prospect Information.
Collection and Use of Non-Identifying Personal Information
http://www.steelmarketupdate.com does not sell products for purchase by children, but we do sell children's products for purchase by adults. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information or Prospect Information from children under age 13. If you are under age 13, do not share personal information with us.
Use of Personal Information
http://www.steelmarketupdate.com may use and disclose Personal Information or Prospect Information as described in this document. In addition to the uses described in this document, we may use Personal Information or Prospect Information for purposes that include maintaining the Web Site, order fulfillment and administration, and product surveys, administrative and analytical purposes like accounting, billing and audits, and information system management, and other, similar uses. We may also use Personal Information or Prospect Information to provide current and potential customers and suppliers with information about our services.
We only collect, use, and disclose Personal Information or Prospect Information for purposes that are reasonable in the circumstances. We use only fair and lawful means to collect Personal Information or Prospect Information.
Protection of http://www.steelmarketupdate.com and Others
We may use or disclose Personal Information or Prospect Information without your consent in certain circumstances:
- If we are required by law or by an order or requirement of a court, administrative agency, or other government entity, or by court rules concerning the production of records;
- If we have reasonable grounds to believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, property, or safety of our users or others;
- If we have reasonable grounds to believe that the information relates to breach of an agreement or violation of the law that has been, is being, or is about to be committed;
- If it is necessary for fraud protection, risk reduction, or the establishment or collection of funds owed to us;
- If the information is public;
- For other reasons allowed or required by law.
When we are required or permitted to disclose information without consent, we will not disclose more information than is necessary to fulfill the disclosure purpose.
Links to Other Web Sites
When you click on a link on this Web Site that takes you to a web site operated by another company, you will be subject to that company’s web site privacy policies.
Testimonials and Steel Market Update Message Boards
If you choose to submit a testimonial, on our site (Members and Affiliates areas), we will ask you for permission to post. You have the option to also post anonymous testimonials on the member area testimonial pages. You may also post comments on the Steel Market Update message boards. You should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in this forum. You may also request that a testimonial be removed from the site by contacting us at the contact information below.
We do not gather information about individuals reviewing our services without first gaining their permission except for data collected in the aggregate about users using cookies and log files (See “Cookies” and “Log Files” below). Any data we obtain automatically using these tracking technologies is used for the purpose of exposing visitors to other relevant services that we feel could be complementary or an even better fit than the one currently utilized.
We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our order form.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter. We offer an opportunity to opt-out of certain communications under Edit Profile, or you may contact us by phone, mail, or email at the contact information below.
You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing our Customer Support or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below. You may also access your information to correct, delete, or update it by going to the Edit Profile area of the site.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can email us at the contact address below.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.
Steel Market Update Inc.
71 Ridgetop Ct.
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: 800-432-3475 or 706-216-4343