Last modified: July 5, 2023
This policy applies to information we collect:
On this Website;
In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and us;
Through software embedded in devices; and/or
Offline from you or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Rebar or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries).
This policy does not apply to information collected by:
Any third party, including through any applications or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
Children Under the Age of 13
The Website and our Services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information (defined below) from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use, or provide any such information on this Website, or through any of their features, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected].
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information:
By which you may be personally identified, such as name, age, postal address, e-mail address, Facebook profile, Google account, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be identified or contacted online or offline (“Personal Information”);
That is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or
About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us;
Automatically as you navigate through the site (information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies);
From third parties, for example, our business partners; and/or
From your interactions with us and with third parties, as part of the Services.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through the provision of Services and/or through our Website may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms (this includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our Services, posting material, or requesting further Services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Website, or Services);
Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us;
Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes;
Details of transactions you carry out through our Website, any desktop applications, and of the fulfillment of your orders and registrations (you may be required to provide financial information before placing an order or registration through our Website); and/or
Your search queries on the Website.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “Posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or other third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are Posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Services and our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
Details of your use of our Services and visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website;
Information about your computer or mobile device and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type; and/or
Information collected through the use of wearable devices.
The information we collect automatically is only statistical data and does not include Personal Information, but we may maintain it or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Services and our Website, and helps to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Provide you with insights, recommendations, and summary readings;
Compare current readings to past baselines to show improvement over time;
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests;
Speed up your searches; and/or
Recognize you when you return to our Website.
The technologies we may use for this automatic data collection may include:
Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Rebar, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:
To provide the Services to you;
To present our Website, and their contents to you;
To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us;
To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
To provide you with notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices;
To carry out our obligations or enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
To notify you about changes to our Website, or any products or services we offer or provide though them;
To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website;
To maintain the safety, security, and integrity of the Website, our Services, databases, and other technology operated by Rebar, including as required by law; and/or
In any other way we may describe to you when you provide the information.
We may also use your information to contact you about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please email us at [email protected].
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your Personal Information for these purposes, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
To our subsidiaries and affiliates;
To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them;
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Rebar's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by Rebar is among the assets transferred;
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it to us;
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Rebar, its customers, or any other person or entity.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Promotional Offers from Rebar. If you do not wish to have your contact information used by Rebar to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by emailing us at [email protected]. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions.
Targeted Advertising. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by emailing us at [email protected]. For this opt-out to function, you must have your browser set to accept all browser cookies.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.
Information for California Residents: California Privacy Rights
Categories of Personal Information Collected.
Personal Information described in California Section 1798.80(e)
Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law
Internet or other electronic activity information
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
Sensitive personal information, specifically: (a) log-in, financial account, debit card, or credit card number in combination with any required security or access code, password, or credentials allowing access to an account, (b) precise geolocation information; and (c) personal information collected and analyzed concerning a consumer’s health.
Categories of Personal Information Disclosed for Business Purposes.
Categories of Personal Information Shared with Third Parties.
We share your personal information with third parties (such as marketing and advertising networks and social platforms) for behavioral advertising or with other third-party partners in accordance with your privacy settings and/or consent. These types of disclosures of your personal information may be deemed a “sale” or “sharing” of your personal information under California privacy laws. California privacy laws define a “sale” as disclosing or making available personal information to a third party in exchange for monetary or other valuable consideration, and “sharing” broadly includes disclosing or making available personal information to a third party for purposes of cross-context behavioral advertising or with affiliates and business partners. We do not disclose, sell, share, or rent your personal information to third parties in exchange for money or compensation. Further, we do not “sell” or “share” sensitive personal information, nor do we “sell” or “share” any personal information about individuals who we know are under the age of 16. Below is an overview of categories of third parties with whom we share your information and the categories of personal information they receive:
Advertising and Social Platforms and Networks
Online Activity and Browsing Information
Third Party Partners Connected to Your Membership (in accordance with your privacy settings and/or your consent)
California residents have the following rights with respect to their personal information:
To know what personal information is collected
To access personal information
To correct personal information
To delete personal information
To opt-out of the “sale” of personal information
To opt-out of “sharing” of personal information for cross-context behavioral advertising
To limit the use of sensitive personal information
Shine the Light.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.