The owners of this web site understand that many users of the internet wish to keep their personal information private. We feel the same way. That is why we have adopted a set of privacy guidelines which govern our day-to-day operations.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Information that you provide about yourself to Glass Steel and Stone is kept in the strictest confidence. We do not and will not give, sell, lend, or otherwise distribute the names, physical addresses, e-mail addresses, or other information about our users to any third parties unless compelled by a responsible law enforcement agency that has gone through the proper judicial channels. If you choose to give us personal information -- for example your address so we can mail you a prize -- that information is stored on a separate computer that is not accessible from the internet. It is kept in a password-protected file that is only available to the webmaster.
No Release of Information to Third Parties
As stated earlier, your personal information will not be given to any third party unless you specifically request it, for example processing orders for merchandise purchased on this web site. Without your authorization, your personal information will not be given, sold, lent, or otherwise distributed to any third party unless compelled by a responsible law enforcement organization.
The management at Glass Steel and Stone web site does not track users through the internet. However, some of our advertisers may occasionally set a "cookie" on your machine to determine the effectiveness of a particular advertisement or ad campaign. We do not have any access to this information, or control over its use. The information we do collect is limited to the following items provided by your browser software:
• The domain you came from (Your internet service provider, not your e-mail address.)
• The browser you are using (Safari, Mozilla, Netscape, Opera, WebTV, AOL, etc...)
• The type of machine you are using (IBM clone, Macintosh, Amiga, Unix, etc...)
• Your machine's operating system (OS X, Windows, AmigaDOS, Solaris, OS/2, etc...)
• The web site or search engine that referred you to Glass Steel and Stone (Yahoo!, Hotbot, Google, etc...)
• The search terms you entered at the search engine which brought you here ("skyscrapers", "new york", "fountains", etc...)
• The screen resolution and number of colors your browser using.
This information allows us to tailor the content and style of Glass Steel and Stone so it reaches the largest number of people possible in the best form possible. In addition, we tally the number of unique visitors who browse the Glass Steel and Stone web site each day, and also the number of pages viewed. This helps us determine what parts of the service are popular and which ones may need more attention. We haven't the time, the inclination, or the technical know-how to collect personal names, addresses, or other information from your computer.