Privacy Policy

Reason for Collection of Your Information wants you to know how we safeguard the personal information that you provide to us online.  We understand the premium you place on the protection of your personal information on the Internet, and we want you to know what information we collect, how we safeguard it, and the choices you have about how your information may be used.  We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy so that you understand how we use personal information provided to us through this Website.

Personal Information Collected From You

Many of our Website services to customers do not require any form of registration or identification. You can freely visit many parts of our Website without telling us who you are. However, to purchase products, ask us a question through our Website, or sign up for a service, you will need to provide some personal information so that we can respond to you or fill your order.   The information that we collect from you is that which is necessary to respond to your request, such as your name, address, email address and/or telephone number (to confirm your order or respond to questions), order, shipping and payment information.  For certain parts of our Website, we may also ask you to choose a password.

Consolidation of Information Collected From You

Our goal is to provide optimal service to you at all times.   In that regard, we consolidate information from you in one database, such as your order history and preferences.  By doing so, you may be able to bypass re-entering information to place additional orders.  This also helps us detect fraud by detecting unusual purchasing patterns, and alert you before placing those orders.

Collection of Anonymous Computer Information

If your computer browser is set to allow “cookies”, then our site, like most sites on the Internet, installs small pieces of data on your computer.  This type of anonymous information allows us to identify new and returning customers, evaluate browsing habits on our site, and conduct market research activities so that we can continuously improve our services.   It also allows us to track customers who come to our Websites based on Website advertisements about and allows you to bypass re-entering certain identifying information if you choose to enter certain sections of our site (such as those that may be password-protected.)  If you do not want our site to install cookies on your computer, you can turn off this ability by changing your browser settings on your computer.  For those who are interested in the details, some of the typical computer techniques we may use are “cookies”, “internet tags” which are also called “action tags”, “single-pixel GIFs”, clear GIFs, “invisible GIFs, and “1-by-1 GIFs). If you would like more information about web tags and cookies associated with on-line advertising or how to opt-out of third-party collection of information, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative Website, an independent Website not sponsored by or affiliated with

Sharing Your Information with Third-Parties will not share your personal information with third-parties (such as marketers) for their own use unless we have obtained your express consent to do so. When you provide personally identifiable information to us, it may be accessible to some of our business partners, such as companies we retain to fill orders, respond to customer requests or provide on-site assistance to us. requires third-parties to whom it discloses personal data to protect personal information using similar safeguards to those required by us.  We also require that they do not use your personal information for any separate use that is not specifically authorized by

The information that you provide to may also sometimes be shared with other companies with whom becomes affiliated, acquires, or merges.  If so, those companies will be required to abide by substantially similar privacy requirements relating to your personally identifiable information. Third party vendors, including Google, may use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website. Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

Security of Your Information

We use appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect your information, in order to reduce the risk of loss, misuse or alteration. In addition, we take steps to ensure that our safeguards take into account new security threats as they continue to evolve. You should keep in mind that Internet transmissions, particularly email transmissions, are never 100% secure or error-free, and that no online site can ever guarantee absolute security.   To help minimize any risks, we also caution you to guard your own computer and password against unauthorized access by others.

Protection of Children will not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information from a minor under the age of 18, without obtaining prior consent from a person with parental responsibility (parent or guardian). abides by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) , and respects similar laws and laws of other countries that protect the privacy of children. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 provide personally identifiable information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving information about him or her.

Updating and Accessing Your Information

We encourage you to update the information you provide to us, such as providing us with a new mailing or email address, a name change, or a new telephone number.  This will help us continue to provide information to you that best meets your needs.

Changes to This Website Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy became effective on January 1st, 2014. may update this Policy from time to time.  If so, any changes will apply to personal information collected after the effective date of the policy change, and not to information already collected.  We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy periodically.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy,  please email us at or contact our Customer Care Department during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) Monday-Friday, except holidays) 0n 01326 378811. You may also write to us at :
ABS Metals
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