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Strategic Materials Privacy Policy

Effective Date July 10, 2017 (last updated July 10, 2017)

This Privacy Policy applies to websites or platforms where it appears.

This platform or website is operated by Strategic Materials, Inc. (“Strategic Materials”). This policy describes how Strategic Materials treats personal information collected on the website or platform where this policy is located (“Site”).

This policy does not apply to other Strategic Materials websites or platforms. It also does not apply to the practices of other Strategic Materials’ subsidiaries or affiliates.

We collect information from and about you.

We collect contact information.  For example, we might collect your name, email address, company name, and phone number if you provide this information to us. We may also collect your address and zip code if you provide it.

We collect information you submit. For example, we collect information if you contact us or request information or samples from us.

We collect other information. If you use our Site, we may collect information about the browser you’re using. We might also look at what pages you visit on the Site and how you use the Site.

We collect information in different ways.

We collect information directly from you. For example, we may collect information if you contact us. 

We collect information passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies. We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website.  For example, we collect details of the site where the visitor has come from and the total number of times a visitor has been to our website. We may have third parties collect personal information this way. To learn more about these tools and how you can control them, see the “choices” section below.

We get information about you from third parties. For example, our business partners may give us information about you. Social media platforms may also give us information about you.

We combine information. For example, we may combine information that we have collected offline with information we collect online. Or we may combine information we get from a third party with information we already have

We use information as disclosed and described here.

We use information to respond to your requests or questions.  For example, we might use your information to contact you about your inquiry or feedback.

We use information to improve our Site and services. We may use your information to make our Site and products better.

We use information for security purposes. We may use your information to protect our company and our customers. We also use information to protect our websites and platforms.

We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might provide you with information about our products. We might tell you about new research or industry news. To manage this, read the “choices” section below.

We use information to communicate with you. For example, we will communicate with you about your inquiry or our relationship. We might also contact you about this policy or our Site terms.

We use your information as otherwise permitted by law or as we may notify you.

We may share information with third parties.

We will share information within the Strategic Materials family of companies, including: American Specialty Glass and Nexcycle.

We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who send emails for us or operate our Site.

We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests it. We might share information if we are investigating potential fraud.

We may share information with a successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part or all of our business is sold, merged, transferred, or otherwise acquired we may include our customer list as part of that transaction.

We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.

You have certain choices about how we use your information.

You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you transactional messages. These include responses to your questions.

You can control cookies and tracking tools. Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies or other tracking tools.  How you do so depends on the type of tool.  Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies.  To control flash cookies, which we may use on certain Sites from time to time, you can go here.  Why?  Because flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings. 

Our Do Not Track Policy: Some browsers have “do not track” features that allow you to tell a Site not to track you. These features are not all uniform. We do not currently respond to those signals.  If you block cookies, certain features on our Site may not work.  If you block or reject cookies, not all of the tracking described here will stop.

Certain options you select are browser and device specific.

This Site and children.

Our Site is meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us at You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.” Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.

We use standard security measures.

The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our Site will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords. We keep personal information as long as it is necessary or relevant for the practices described in this policy. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.

We may link to other websites or apps or have third party services on our Site we don’t control.

If you click on a third party link, you will be taken to a website or platform we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website or platform. Read other companies’ privacy policies carefully. We are not responsible for these third parties.

Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email us at

You can also write to us or call at:

We may update this policy.

From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you of any material changes to our policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our Site.  Please check our Site periodically for updates.

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