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In May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaced the existing 1995 EU Data Protection Directive (European Directive 95/46/EC). As a part of our commitment to upholding a high standard of transparency in our Privacy Policy, we've created this guide to explain the tracking technologies we use on our site. 

What are cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies?
There are two types of tracking technologies we might use on our site. Cookies are a small data file sent from a server to your web browser or mobile device that is stored on your browser cache or mobile device. There are ways you can control your cookies preferences and set whether you want to accept or reject cookies. Clear gifs, web beacons and web bugs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier similar in function to cookies and are used to track the movements of web users between pages and websites. Unlike cookies, which are cached on a user's computer, clear gifs, web beacons and web bugs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of a single pixel.

What do we do with these technologies?
We use these tracking technologies to enhance and personalize your experience. These technologies also allow our site to function correctly, help us understand how our site is functioning and to inform any improvements in performance and our services, and gather relevant data that helps us deliver marketing and advertising content relevant to your interests.

We might sometimes partner with third-party services who may use various tracking technologies to provide certain services or features on our sites, including targeted online marketing or relevant on-site messaging. These third-party services use cookies to anonymously collect data and allow them to recognize your computer or mobile device each time you visit any of our sites. No personally identifiable information is collected by these cookies. The anonymous data they collect is kept separate from the personal information about you as a user that we collect.

Your options when it comes cookies, web beacons and similar technologies
You can change your web browser's settings to reflect your cookie preferences. More information about cookie settings for these common browsers: Internet ExplorerFirefoxChrome and Safari. You can opt out of third party advertising cookies at any time by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative.

Please keep in mind that if you disable cookies, web beacons and similar technologies there might be some functionality that will not work or not operate correctly on our sites. If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact our privacy champion in writing at 5500 North Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60640-1020 USA.

Terms of Use & Privacy Policy
In May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the existing 1995 EU Data Protection Directive (European Directive 95/46/EC). Tempel.com currently complies with applicable data protection regulations and is committed to GDPR compliance across its relevant services when the GDPR takes effect May 25, 2018. Tempel Steel Company has a dedicated internal team made up of cross-functional stakeholders overseeing Tempel.com GDPR readiness.

Any reproduction, distribution, retransmission, modification, public display and public performance of materials found on Tempel.com is prohibited without the prior written consent of Tempel Steel Company.

We respect the intellectual property of others and ask you to do the same.  If you believe that any material contained in this site infringes your copyright, you should contact us.

By accessing this site, you agree to abide by all the applicable laws, and to the Terms of Use which constitute an agreement between you and Tempel.com. Please thoroughly read the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The opinions expressed by writers, contributors and message board users are their own and are not necessarily those of Tempel.com. Tempel Steel Company is not liable for any content provided by volunteers or users of this site. Tempel.com reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the site (or any part thereof) with or without notice.

If submissions, of any kind, are sent to Tempel.com via this site or email these submissions become the property of Tempel.com and may be used, copied, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed, published, displayed or deleted as Tempel.com sees fit. By submitting content, you agree that you are not entitled to any compensation, credit or notice whatsoever. Submissions, of any kind, sent to Tempel.com are not guaranteed to be displayed on this site and are used as Tempel.com sees fit. Tempel.com has the right to remove or refuse, without explanation, any content or submission that it finds objectionable. Tempel.com respects the intellectual property of others and asks you to do the same. When making a submission or message board post, you understand that the content is the sole responsibility of the person making the submission. The submitter, not Tempel.com, is entirely responsible for the content submitted. You agree to indemnify and hold Tempel Steel Company, Tempel.com, it's owners and editors, harmless from any claim or demand made by any third party due to content you submit.

Pages on our web site may feature links to other sites, some of which are operated by companies unrelated to Tempel.com. Because Tempel.com has no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Tempel.com does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or materials on such sites. All users should use discretion when departing Tempel.com through links found on our site.

Tempel.com columnists are not liable for any advice given, or any observation they may make. You are the ultimate and final arbiter of the information you receive and should act accordingly. Tempel.com and its contributors and columnists are not liable for any effect caused or decision that was, is, or will be influenced by the content.

Information within blogs and opinion columns are gathered from a variety of sources and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all reports. Contact us with questions or concerns related to this column. Views expressed are not necessarily those of Tempel.com.

Your business dealings with advertisers found on or through Tempel.com, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the advertiser. You agree that Tempel Steel Company and Tempel.com shall not be responsible or liable.

For all images captured by Tempel.com or a representative of the same, we will limit our use of them to that which is allowed under the principles of "fair use." If at any time you would like your image removed from the public viewing areas, please email the Editor.

Tempel.com reserves the right to contact site visitors, regarding account status and changes to subscriber agreements, privacy policy, or any other policies or agreements relevant to site visitors.

Tempel.com recognizes the privacy concerns of our users. Tempel.com only collects personally identifiable information that you give voluntarily through its website registration, newsletter subscriptions, or other submissions made through this site. Tempel.com does not rent, sell or otherwise share any personally identifiable information about our users. We will not transfer any personal information to any third parties, unless we state otherwise at the point the information is collected. We use analytics tools (Google Analytics) for analytical data. Personally-identifiable information in the form of e-mail addresses is only used to send newsletters.  We will not spam. You may update or delete the personal information we have for you (including newsletter subscriptions), by emailing the Editor.

You assume full responsibility and risk for your use of the website and any services on the website. Under no circumstances will Tempel.com be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the website, any content posted on the website or transmitted to members, or any interactions between users of the website, whether online or offline. Tempel.com and its affiliates are not liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages arising from your use of the web site even if Tempel.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If you live in a state whose laws prevent you from taking full responsibility for your use of the service, our liability is limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.



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