We are committed to providing both clients and end-users with
our firm commitment to privacy and security. We abide by all
industry guidelines and consistently monitor our management
and operating methods in order to maintain our valued
reputation and integrity. When registering with Metal Pass,
you are assured that Metal Pass would never willfully share
your personal information with any third-party without your
permission. We understand the trust you have put in us and we
pledge to honor it.
Information is collected from the consumer through
registration form. Applicants submit their name, address,
company, e-mail address, etc., along with other demographic
information and optional questions. Contact information from
the registration forms is used to ship purchases, for our
internal reference, or for statistics purpose, to better serve
you. The customer's contact information is also used to get in
touch with the customer when necessary. Some business
applications may use information collected from registration
form as your input when you submit your listings (such as some
For-Sale or To-Buy listings). This is to save your time so
that you don't have to re-enter your contact information as
you submit multiple listings.
Cookies are used to keep track of log-in names and passwords,
or for some engineering applications to save temporary metal
engineering data. We use session, and thus temporary cookies
to establish a session ID, to maintain web functionality, such
as your login ID when you move from page to page. Information
such as IP address, internal session ID, user's domain, type
of internet browser, domain of web site may be collected and
used only for traffic auditing and analyzing trends.
MetalPass.com is a site offering online resources and services
(solutions). As a partially free website, Metal Pass needs to
derive its revenue from advertising and other partnerships.
Members' personal information may be aggregated and statistics
may be provided to advertisers and partners so they can
realize the quantity and quality of our audience and choose
Metal Pass as a key advertising channel. We may use outside
advertising companies to supply advertisements on this site.
Sometimes these advertisements may contain cookies. Cookies
from banner advertisements, if any, are collected by
advertising companies, and we have no access to, nor control
of the use of, this information.
As one of our service, Metal Pass provide links for you to
other resource sites. We also provide sponsored links in the
"Sponsored Links" section. We have no control, nor knowledge,
and therefore not responsible for the privacy practices or the
content of the external sites.
We have special relationships and partnerships with various
sites. Some of your payment activities are performed at
PayPal's website. Any information you provide for PayPal is
under their control, not us; and we usually don't have access
to it. We may conduct business cooperation with some partners,
such as to provide some links to our partners' sites or
products. As long as you have left MetalPass.com, we are not
responsible for the goods, services and information that
marketing partners provide, since the transaction is not
performed in MetalPass.com.
Only selected personnel has access to member information. This
website is hosted with a hosting company, and its authorized
personnel occasionally have access to member information for
database maintenance or improvements. In order to ensure
security and protection of collected information, all Metal
Pass employees are aware of our security policy and practices.
Web security is constantly reviewed. Any loss, misuse, or
alteration of information is prohibited followed by
appropriate action and termination of employment. This is to
uphold our promise to our clients, affiliate members, and
"Deactivating" refers to the process by which Personally
Identifiable Information, upon request, is removed. Because of
backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to
delete a consumer's entry without some residual information.
An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable
Information deactivated will be functionally deleted. We will
not use or transfer the information relating to a deleted
individual in any way. To deactivate your account, please
Correct and Update Information
Personal information collected through Metal Pass may be
corrected or updated through various methods. All information
may be updated by contacting Metal Pass staff either through
e-mail or postal mail. All changes may be sent to Metal Pass
by sending e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Depending on availability, update of
the information may also be completed through online form.
Metal Pass abides by the laws and guidelines of the Internet.
We welcome any inquiries as to the use of collected
information and cookies, product capabilities, or company
methods and practices. If you have any questions, comments or
corrections regarding personally identifiable information
obtained through us, please e-mail to
August 6, 2008