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Privacy Policy for Ethical Metalsmiths

Ethical Metalsmiths, and each of our programs and campaigns, is committed to maintaining and protecting your privacy. To make your experience at our website more convenient, Ethical Metalsmiths gathers information from you. Ethical Metalsmiths maintains the privacy of your information and adheres to policies that prevent unauthorized use of your personal information.

What personal information does Ethical Metalsmiths collect, and how is it used?
Ethical Metalsmiths collects information on which portions of our website visitors access or visit. Ethical Metalsmiths also collects information volunteered by visitors, such as survey information and/or website registrations. Any personal information Ethical Metalsmiths collects is used for internal review and is either discarded or used by us to contact you for purposes such as those described below. Ethical Metalsmiths keeps confidential all personal information entered during registration.

When Ethical Metalsmiths does collect personally identifiable information, it is always voluntarily submitted by you (e.g., when you fill out our Subscribe page or send us a message through our Contact Us page). The information collected is used to send our users email reminders and other information Ethical Metalsmiths thinks will be of interest. If, for any reason, you would like to be removed from our email list(s), you can unsubscribe by sending an email to mail [at] ethicalmetalsmiths [dot] org.

Ethical Metalsmiths may also monitor and track information such as customer usage patterns of our website. Ethical Metalsmiths compiles this information into a statistical aggregate which Ethical Metalsmiths uses, together with your personal information, for internal business and administrative purposes including improving our website, our operations and our client services.

Protecting your privacy
As part of our commitment to ensuring the privacy of our supporters, Ethical Metalsmiths does not sell or exchange personally identifiable information about our online customers with, for example, mass marketers. Ethical Metalsmiths keeps confidential any personal information entered during registration, though Ethical Metalsmiths may share aggregate information about website usage and traffic patterns, stripped of any personally identifiable information, to third parties to comply with various reporting obligations and for business or marketing purposes.

Ethical Metalsmiths may also share limited personally identifiable information with third parties on a confidential basis to enable a third party to perform certain tasks, such as maintain an email list or send email alerts and/or newsletters, on our behalf.

Ethical Metalsmiths will not sell any personal information you provide (such as your name or contact information), nor will it make your information available to any outside organization without your express consent.

Electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. All Ethical Metalsmiths employees with access to personal information obtained on the Ethical Metalsmiths web site are bound to adhere to this privacy policy.

Use of cookies
Cookies are pieces of information that are stored on your computer and are used for record keeping purposes. Ethical Metalsmiths use cookies to make visiting and using our website easier. Cookies can help us see which parts of our website are the most or least popular and provide us direction to improve our customer's online experience.

Data security and storage
Ethical Metalsmiths attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information.

To protect the security of information supplied by Ethical Metalsmiths eactivists, supporters and donors, they are supplied with user names and passwords upon first login to their member page. The data we gather from action takers and donors is stored on servers using industry-standard methods to protect the confidentiality and integrity of that data.

Access to personal data is restricted within Ethical Metalsmiths, and all employees are aware that personal data is private.

Links to other sites
This website provides links to several other third party websites. While Ethical Metalsmiths make efforts to choose our links carefully, Ethical Metalsmiths cannot take any responsibility for the content of linked websites, or for the privacy policies of websites Ethical Metalsmiths links to. Since Ethical Metalsmiths does not control these websites, Ethical Metalsmiths encourages you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party websites prior to any use.

Privacy policy changes
Ethical Metalsmiths may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Ethical Metalsmiths will post electronic announcements on the website notifying you of any revisions to this Privacy Statement. Please review all revisions to our policy. Ethical Metalsmiths maintains the option to change this Privacy Statement at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

If you have any further questions regarding our privacy practices or wish to review the personal information we have on file for you, please send email to