Auer Steel

Privacy Policy

The following privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy" or "Policy") states Auer Steel & Heating Supply Co.'s ("Auer") policy relative to the information, including personal data and other information, collected from users of (the "Website") by the Website and any functionality and services offered on or through the Website.

Your Consent

Auer reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice by posting the updated Privacy Policy on this page. By using the Website, you consent to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website indicates acceptance of those modified terms.

Information Collected

When you visit and use the Website, Auer may collect personal data from you. The data collected includes the following:

Personal Information. Auer only collects personally identifiable information on a voluntary basis. This information is provided to Auer by you through the completion and submission of forms, inquiries, and other similar means. "Personal information" may include, but is not limited to, your name, company, address, telephone number, e-mail address, social security number and tax identification number. By voluntarily providing Auer with Personal Information, you indicate your consent to Auer's use of the Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.

Non-Personal Information. When you interact with Auer via this Website, Auer receives and stores certain non-personally identifiable information ("Non-Personal Information"). Non-Personal Information, which is passively collected using various technologies, cannot be used to identify a specific user. Auer may store such information itself or in databases owned and maintained by Auer affiliates, agents, or service providers. Auer may aggregate Non-Personal Information.

Cookies. In connection with the operation of this Website, Auer may employ the use of technology commonly known as "cookies." A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to the Internet browser of a visitor to that website. A cookie is not a computer program and has no ability to read data residing on your computer or instruct your computer to perform any step or function. The "cookie" does not extract any Personal Information.

Use of Information Collected

Auer uses Personal Information you provide in a manner consistent with this Policy. If you provide Personal Information for a specific reason, Auer will use the Personal Information for the purpose it was provided. Auer may collect your Personal Information when you create an account with Auer, submit a credit application, make a purchase from Auer, contact Auer using the form provided on the Website, inquire about Auer's products and services, contact Auer customer service, or otherwise communicate with Auer through the website, by phone or in person.

Auer, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and agents may use Personal Information and Non-Personal Information collected through the Website to improve the content and functionality of the Website. Auer may also use Personal Information to create an account with Auer, process credit applications, and/or provide information if requested by users and subject to further terms and conditions, and to send marketing and other communications to Website users. By providing Personal Information to Auer through the Website, you consent to these uses of that Personal Information.

Auer may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect or defend the rights or property of Auer, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Website users, or (iv) protect against legal liability.

Disclosure of Information Collected

Auer will not sell, license, transmit, or disclose information collected to parties unaffiliated with Auer unless such sale, license, transmittal, or disclosure is expressly authorized by you or required or permitted by law. In all cases, Auer will disclose information collected consistent with applicable laws and regulations, and will require the recipient of such information to protect the information and use it only for the purpose it was provided.


This Privacy Policy does not apply to any Personal Information collected by Auer other than Personal Information collected through this Website. Auer shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute any unsolicited information to others without limitation or attribution. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Website, any ideas for new information, resources, products or services, and other unsolicited submissions.

Use by Children

This Website is offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older. By using this Website, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with Auer and meet this age.