Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

This privacy policy was created to let you know what information we collect from you, what we do with it, and to assure you that your information will be respected on our Web site: www.metal-building-homes.com (referred to herein as the “Site”, “we” or “us”). The Site attempts to protect your privacy to the maximum extent possible.

Your privacy is very important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

We currently offer users the option of participating in online marketing campaigns to request quotes on products including but not limited to contractors/builders, realators, mortgage, refinance products, home security offers, solar offers as well as advertisements by thrid parties on our Site, our social media pages, email marketing campaigns (referred to herein as “Services”). By using the Site and the Services, you consent to the following terms.

YOUR VISITATION, USE, AND REGISTRATION ON THIS SITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE PRACTICES SET FORTH IN THIS POLICY. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE POLICY AT ANY TIME. YOUR CONTINUED USE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE CHANGES. IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR UPDATES TO THIS POLICY.

The Information We Collect and Use

We collect and receive information about users in a few different ways:

A. Non-Personally Identifiable Information.  

When you use any of the Services, we may collect certain data that does not tell us specifically who you are. This is “Non-Personally Identifiable Information.” Non-Personally Identifiable Information includes things such as  but not limited to your browser type and device information, App usage data, information that has been aggregated in a manner that it no longer reveals your specific identity, demographic information, IP addresses, and other information you provide that does not reveal your specific identity, and the last domain you visited before coming to our Service or the domain you go to when you leave. It also includes various statistical data such as which pages you visit by using our Services, how long you stay on them, and what you click. We have set Google Analytics with anonymized IP function to keep your anonymity to the highest degree.

What is a cookie and how we use it?

We may place a “cookie” on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We may use cookies to, among other things, keep track of your choice of language and home page preference, to  select which of our advertisements or offers are most likely to appeal to you and display them while you are using the Services, for purposes of tracking responses to our online advertisements, , for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, and to gather usage data that will help us generally improve the quality of the Services. There is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept cookies. You should note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features of the Services.

We may collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower or Wi-Fi signals.  We may use your device’s physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content.  We may also share your device’s physical location, combined with information about what advertisements you viewed and other information we collect, with our marketing partners to enable them to provide you with more personalized content and to study the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.  In some instances, you may be permitted to allow or deny such uses and/or sharing of your device’s location, but if you do, we and/or our marketing partners may not be able to provide you with the applicable personalized services and content.

NOTE:  Where you use our services, cookies and similar technologies are used for analytics. Such analytics do not personally identify you. It is not presently possible to opt-out of these cookies and similar technologies. If you do not want to be included in our analysis, please do not use our apps.

If we are required to treat Non-Personally Identifiable Information as Personally Identifiable Information under applicable law, then we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Privacy Policy.

B. Personally Identifiable Information.  

We and our services providers also may collect information that can be used to identify you ( “Personally Identifiable Information” ). We only collect Personally Identifiable Information when you specifically provide it to us. For example,  we collect personal information when you register with us or fill in the quote forms found on our website and when you use our Services. We may combine this information about you with information we obtain from our business partners or other companies. During registration for some of our services, we may require users to give us basic contact information (such as your first and last name, e-mail addresses, and mobile phone number) but not limited to that. The information requested on the registration form may change from time to time. In addition, we may collect Personally Identifiable Information through our social media pages, including your social media profile picture and account ID; and from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms (including from people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected) and from other third parties.  If you elect to connect your social media account to your Services account, certain Personally Identifiable Information from your social media account will be shared with us, which may include Personally Identifiable Information that is part of your profile or your friends’ profiles.

If you disclose any Personally Identifiable Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may need to collect and process Personally Identifiable Information in order to fulfill your requests, respond to your inquiries and provide other services,  to alert you to information, offers, or publications in which we think you may be interested, or because we are legally required to do so.  If you do not provide the Personally Identifiable Information that we request, we may not be able to provide you with the requested services. The emails that we send contain links that enable you to “unsubscribe” from such mailings.

We do not sell Personally Identifiable Information or other information you make available via the Services, or share such information with third parties, except as described below.

From time to time, we and our service providers may use Personally Identifiable Information for our legitimate business interests, including the following:

  • To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, complete your transactions, and provide you with related customer service, connect you with you local contractors or realators.
  • To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions and policies, as well as marketing communications that we believe may be of interest.
  • To personalize your experience using the Services by presenting products and offers tailored to you, and to facilitate social sharing functionality.
  • To allow you to participate in sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions and to administer these activities.  Some of these activities have additional rules containing information about how we use and disclose your Personally Identifiable Information.
  • For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, enhancing, improving or modifying the Services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and operating and expanding our business activities.
  • To share for business to business operations in order to provide you with the Service.

Your Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information may be disclosed as follows:

  • By you, on message boards, chat, profile pages and blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and content (including, without limitation, our social media pages).
  •  To unaffiliated companies or individuals for market research, product development or similar purposes. These companies or individuals may be provided with access to Personally Identifiable Information Non-Personally Identifiable Information, but we will require by contract that they agree to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of such information.
  • To companies and individuals such as third party service providers to do work on our behalf; they may be provided with access to Personally Identifiable Non-Personally Identifiable Information, but only as needed to perform their functions.  To third parties, who may contact you to offer products and services. At any time, you can contact us by using the contact information provided in Section 6 of this Privacy Policy to request that we not share your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties.
  • To third-party sponsors of sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions.
  • To third parties in connection with a corporate transaction where all or a portion of our business (e.g., a portion that includes our customer lists) is sold or transferred. We also may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if disclosure is required by law, which may include laws outside your country of residence, or as part of a lawsuit or government investigation or proceeding, or in order to permit us to exercise or preserve our legal rights or take action regarding potentially illegal activities or to protect the safety of any person.
  • To your friends associated with your social media account, to other website users and to your social media account provider, in connection with your social sharing activity.  By connecting your Services account and your social media account, you authorize us to share information with your social media account provider, and you understand that the use of the information we share will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy.

In addition to the uses otherwise set forth herein, we may use and disclose your Non-Personally Identifiable Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law.

LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING INFORMATION:

The legal basis for these processing activities include  consent, contractual necessity, and our legitimate interests or those of others, as further described below:

Contractual Necessity : We process the following categories of Personal Data because we need to process the data to perform under our User Agreement with you, which enables us to provide you with the Service. When we process data due to contractual necessity, failure to provide such Personal Data will result in your inability to use some or all portions of the Service that require such data as contact information, user account information, financial account information, transaction information and user content.

Legitimate Interest : We process data such as contact, financial, user account and transaction information, user content, partner information, when we believe that it furthers our or third parties legitimate interests. It could be for operations, improvement of user experience, improvement of our services or compliance with legal obligations.

Consent : As identified above, in some cases we may process personal data based on the consent you expressly grant to us at the time of sharing this information.   When we process personal data based on your consent, it will be expressly indicated to you at the point and time of collection.

Other possible processing grounds : From time to time, we may also need to process personal data to comply with a legal obligation, or if it is necessary to protect the vital interests  of you or other data subjects, or if it is necessary for a task carried out in public interest.

What do we do with the information we collect?

Without limiting the foregoing, by providing your personal information on the Site, you agree that such act constitutes an inquiry and/or application for purposes of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 CFR §310 et seq.), as amended from time to time (the “Rule”) and applicable state do-not-call regulations. As such, notwithstanding that your telephone number may be listed on the Federal Trade Commission’s Do-Not-Call List, and/or on applicable state do-not-call lists, we retain the right to contact you via telemarketing, including by means of a pre-recorded message and automated voice dialing, in accordance with the Rule and the applicable state do-not-call regulations.

Your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Site constitutes your express written consent to receive telemarketing calls from third-party marketers, including by means of a pre-recorded message and automated voice dialing. Your consent will be effective regardless of whether the number you have provided: (a) is a home, business, or cell phone line; or (b) is or will be registered on any state or federal Do-Not-Call (DNC) list, and such consent shall remain in effect until you revoke your consent by contacting us, as described in “OPT OUT”.

With whom do we share information?

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
• We may disclose such information to third party vendors (e.g., data storage and processing facilities) that we use to assist us in providing our services, subject to similar obligations of confidentiality to those contained in this Privacy Policy. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
• We may disclose the name of winners of our contests as may be required by law on our Site and in winner’s lists.
• We may also disclose information about you as we believe is reasonably necessary to comply with laws such as to comply with a subpoena, regulations, court or administrative orders. When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
• We may disclose your personal information upon a transfer or sale to another entity of all or substantially all of our stock or assets in the line of business that this privacy policy relates or upon any other corporate reorganization. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

We may also share personal information, aggregate demographic and other information regarding use of our Services with third parties for marketing and other purposes.
You further consent to receive autodialed and/or pre-recorded telemarketing calls from or on behalf of Provider and Provider’s third-party marketing partners at the telephone number you provide to us, including your wireless number, if applicable. You understand that consent is not a condition of purchase.
We use the information we collect from you to do the following:
• provide the Services to you,
• confirm your agreement with us for use of the Services,
• improve our Services,
• award contest prizes,
• customize certain pages or Services for you, and
• send you newsletters, promotional information, and updates.

In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Google, Facebook or any other app developer, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless services provider, or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personally Identifiable Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Services.

Following is the current list of third party tracking services that we use currently along with their respective privacy policies and opt out mechanisms, if you wish to do so. Please note we reserve the right to change this list at any time.

  1. Google Analytics [ Privacy Policy , Opt Out ]
  2. Alexa [ Privacy Policy , Opt Out ]
  3. Facebook Events/Pixel [ Privacy Policy , Opt Out ]

Internet Advertising

Our ability to provide free content and services depends on advertising. Some of our ads are displayed based on the page visited, but many of our ads are targeted to you based on your interests and other information we have about you. Some of our service providers use cookies or other methods to gather information regarding your use of our Services. Such third parties may use these cookies or other tracking methods for their own purposes by relating information about your use of our Services with any of your Personally Identifiable Information that they may have. The use of such information by a third party depends on the privacy policy of that third party.

We and our advertisers use cookies and similar technologies to collect information for advertising purposes, such as which advertisements were viewed, how often they were clicked, and device location information to provide you with content and advertising that might be of particular interest to you .   You may also request to opt-out of an advertiser’s use of cookies by visiting the National Advertising Initiative  ( http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/ )  or the Digital Advertising Alliance  ( http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2#!/ ) . If you are concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn also these off by going to Your Online Choices (http://www.youronlinechoices.com).   If you opt out of such cookies, you will continue to receive advertisements, but those advertisements will no longer be personalized for you. Following is a list of all our current advertising partners along with their privacy policy links. Please note we reserve the right to change this list at any time.

  Most browsers provide you with the ability to block, delete, or disable cookies, and your mobile device may allow you to disable transmission of device identifiers. If you choose to reject cookies or block device identifiers, some features of the Services may not be available or some functionality may be limited or unavailable.  Please review the help pages of your browser or mobile device for assistance with changing your settings. We do not currently respond to browser do-not-track signals.  

Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google, as a third party advertisement vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. The use of DART cookies by Google enables them to serve adverts to visitors that are based on their visits to this website as well as other sites on the internet.

To opt out of the DART cookies you may visit the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following url https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads Tracking of users through the DART cookie mechanisms are subject to Google’s own privacy policies.

Other Third Party ad servers or ad networks may also use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and other reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies, Metal-Building-Homes.com has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers.

Data Security

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personally Identifiable Information within our organization.  No data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us at info@metal-building-homes.com.

Children

Our website, apps, other products or services are not directed at children under the age of 13 and we endeavor not to knowingly collect any Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13.

If you are under the age of 13, we request that you do not provide us with your information and do not use our websites and apps.

If you are aged 13, 14 or 15, we request that you seek your parent or guardian’s permission before providing us with your information or using our websites or apps.

If you are a parent or guardian of a child under 13, please contact us at info@metal-building-homes.com,  if you are aware that your child has used our websites or apps or otherwise provided their information to us without your consent. We will delete or otherwise cease processing your child’s personal information within a reasonable time.  

Your Data Subject Rights

You may contact us at info@metal-building-homes.com  if at any time you would like to access, amend, erase, export (i.e. data portability), or object to or restrict the processing of the Personally Identifiable Information we hold about you. Please contact us if you have questions or wish to take any action with respect to information to which this Privacy Policy applies.  We will promptly review all such requests in accordance with applicable laws.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion (e.g., when you make a purchase or enter a promotion, you may not be able to change or delete the Personally Identifiable Information provided until after the completion of such purchase or promotion).  There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.

Depending on where you live, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or other regulatory agency if you believe that we violated any of the rights concerning your Personally Identifiable Information. We encourage you to first reach out to us at info@metal-building-homes.com  so we have an opportunity to address your concerns directly before you do so.

Retention Period

We will retain your Personally Identifiable Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes for which your Personally Identifiable Information has been collected as outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required by law.  The criteria used to determine our retention periods include: (i) the length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Services and related to services to you; (ii) whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject; or (iii) whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitation, litigation or regulatory investigations).

Personally Identifiable Information Transferred from Outside the U.S.

The Service is hosted in the United States (“U.S.”), with development, support and maintenance operations in other countries including European Union. If you are accessing the Services from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States or in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers.  This is regardless of whether is data is provided by you or obtained from a third party. The data protection laws of the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using the Services, you consent to your information being transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

How the data might be transferred?

The data we process about individuals in the EU/EEA may be transferred from the EU/EEA through various compliance mechanisms, including data processing agreements we have with our partners. By using our services you consent to us transferring your information to our partners outside of EU/EEA. Any organisation who has access to your information in the course of providing services on our behalf will be governed by contractual restrictions to make sure they protect your information and comply with applicable data protection legislation.

OPT OUT

By submitting your information to us, you are consenting to receive marketing communications from Provider and its third party marketing partners. If, after you have shared your information with us, you decide that you do not want to receive marketing communications from Provider, you can discontinue the communications by sending an email to info@metal-building-homes.com with the phrase “opt out” (or similar language) in the subject heading.

You can also opt-out here.

If you have registered or submitted information under more than one email account, you must submit separate opt-out requests for each account.

Disclaimer Notice

The Site makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, currency, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this Web site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in its contents. No warranty of any kind, implied, express or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to this Web site, the Services or its links to other Internet resources.

Images Used on The Website

The owner of Metal-Building-Homes.com has no rights to images used on the website. All images used on the website attributes to the source of each image or images as bulk. It is your own risk to copy, redistribute & use these images and Metal-Building-Homes.com does not take any responsibility in case of any law-related issues nor any other issues regarding the images. We advice you though, to contact the image owners before using the images in any way.

Links to third party Websites
We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.  The “Last Updated” legend at the bottom of this Privacy Policy indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. We do not undertake to provide you with personal notice of any changes. In the event of material changes, we will provide notice by means that are reasonable under the circumstances, such as by posting a notice on the Services. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept those changes. For any inquiries regarding your privacy and this privacy policy contact us at info@metal-building-homes.com.

Last Updated May, 2018

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