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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

METAL-HARD.COM has created this privacy policy to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of the users of our websites. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy, and how we treat personally identifiable information collected from our visitors and users.

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy covers METAL-HARD.COM’s treatment of personally identifiable information collected by METAL-HARD.COM through a website owned and operated by METAL-HARD.COM. This privacy policy does not apply to the practices of companies that METAL-HARD.COM does not own or control, or of persons that METAL-HARD.COM does not employ or manage, including any third-party content contributors bound by contract and any third-party websites to which METAL-HARD.COM websites link.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

You can visit the websites of METAL-HARD.COM without revealing any personal information. However, METAL-HARD.COM needs certain personal information if you wish to purchase our products, register for an affiliate account, receive METAL-HARD.COM newsletter, or use certain METAL-HARD.COM services. Where required, this information may include your personal contact information and/or your company contact information. METAL-HARD.COM will use this information to reply to your inquiries, to provide you with requested products and services, to set up your member’s account, and to contact you regarding new products and services. By accessing the services of METAL-HARD.COM and voluntarily providing us with the requested personal information, you consent to the collection and use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

METAL-HARD.COM automatically receives and records non-personal information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested. METAL-HARD.COM may use this information to customize the advertising and content you see and to fulfill your requests for certain products and services. However, METAL-HARD.COM does not connect this non-personal data to any personal information collected from you. METAL-HARD.COM also allows third party companies that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Again, these cookies are not connected to any personal information. Third party cookie usage is subject to their own privacy policies, and METAL-HARD.COM assumes no responsibility or liability for this usage.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

METAL-HARD.COM may disclose your personal information to third parties who work on behalf of METAL-HARD.COM to provide products and services requested by you. We will share personal information for these purposes only with third parties whose privacy policies are consistent with ours or who agree to abide by our policies with respect to personal information

METAL-HARD.COM may otherwise disclose your personal information when:

We have your express consent to share the information for a specified purpose; We need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or such other legal process; We need to protect the personal safety of the users of our websites or defend the rights or property of METAL-HARD.COM; We find that your actions on our websites violate the METAL-HARD.COM Terms of Use document or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.

Display Advertising

METAL-HARD.COM along with third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our website. If you want to opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising, just customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings or using Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that will instruct the Google Analytics JavaScript not to send any information about the website visit to Google Analytics.

Consent

If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this policy, please do not provide any personal information to METAL-HARD.COM. If you have provided personal information to METAL-HARD.COM and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify METAL-HARD.COM at privacy@metal-hard.com.

Security

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be considered 100% secure. However, your METAL-HARD.COM Information protected for your privacy and security. We also safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access, through access control procedures, network firewalls and physical security measures. Further, METAL-HARD.COM retains your personal information only as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes identified above or as required by law.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

METAL-HARD.COM may at any time, without notice to you and in its sole discretion, amend this policy from time to time. Please review this policy periodically. Your continued use of METAL-HARD.COM websites after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.

Questions or Suggestions If you have questions or suggestions about this privacy policy, or your own personal information, please e-mail us at privacy@metal-hard.com.