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The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), 6881 S. Holly Circle Ste. 108, Centennial, Colorado, USA, has established this Privacy Policy so you can understand the care with which we intend to treat your Personal Information. Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address, and an email address or other contact information, whether at work or at home. We never ask for or retain any information such as personal ID numbers (e.g. social security, government ID, etc.) credit card numbers, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, or gender.

Any information provided by visitors to this website will only be used within the industry to provide the visitor with educational information about hot-dip galvanizing after fabrication. The AGA does not rent or sell personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies, except to provide general information, or for products and services you have requested.

In general, you can visit AGAs web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself. If you choose to provide us with your Personal Information on the Web to download publications, register for seminars and webinars, participate in our University program, submit to the Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards, or sign up to receive regular communications from us, we may transfer that Information to trusted association members who work on behalf of or with AGA under confidentiality agreements. AGA is the controller of the information. We may use automated systems to identify your area(s) of interest and follow up with pertinent information to assist you.

If at any time you wish to correct any information on record, remove your name from our records, and/or not receive any communications from us, you may do so by using the opt out or "unsubscribe" option on all communications, by emailing us at [email protected], or by calling us at 720-554-0900. 

Updated May 21, 2018

Cookies Policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully for details about the information we collect:

In order to help enhance the performance and functionality of the site, we utilize session, persistent and third-party “cookies” that store a small piece of data on a users’ computer, tablet or mobile device and collect certain information about your visit to our site. We use cookies to help us better understand your activity on our site, so we can provide you with a better user experience and more closely monitor the success of site based advertising campaigns.

Our Site also uses web beacons (either directly or from our partners), along with cookies, to determine if a user has visited a particular website. These beacons aid in providing more relevant advertising to the user, as well measuring the success of an advertising campaign, but provide no personally identifiable information. 

Cookies are small text files that web servers typically send to users’ computer when they visit a website. Cookies are stored as text files on users’ hard drive and can be accessed by web servers when the user visits a website or views an advertisement.  We use three types of cookies:

  • Session Cookies:  a cookie that stores information as a user is using the Site but is deleted once the browser session is finished. 
  • Persistent Cookies:  a cookie that stores information as a user utilizes the Site and stores and uses that information in connection with future visits of the user to the Site. 
  • Third-party Cookies and/or Web Beacons: cookies or web beacons provided by our technology and/or advertising partners.  Any third-party cookie or web beacon that we authorize for use on the Site only collects the information described below for the same stated purposes as if we were directly collecting the information.  For a third-party cookie or web beacon, the third-party will have access to the collected information in order to provide us with information or services to enhance the performance and functionality of the Site.

The cookies and web beacons we use collect non-personally identifiable information about users of the site, including: browser used to access the site, date and time, the URL of the page being loaded, users who have visited a particular website(s), any previously assigned cookie identification (a unique identifier assigned to a user to identify repeat visitors), browser window size, the geographic location of the user, device and operating system used to access the Site. The information we collect from these cookies and web beacons is used to determine information about a user’s visit to our site, including the number of visits, average time spent, pages viewed, navigation history through the website, and other statistics. This information is used to enhance the users experience while visiting our site and to improve the performance of our site by, among other things, allowing us to monitor Site performance, making the site easier to use, measuring the effectiveness of promotional placements, and tailoring the site (including the ads and offers a user receives) to better match a user’s interests and preferences. 

Users who prefer not to accept cookies can set their Internet browser to notify them when they receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being placed on their hard drive.  If you consent to our collection of cookies and you subsequently wish to withdraw your consent, you will need to manage the settings on your web browser to delete all cookies and disallow further acceptance of cookies. Please note that disabling cookies on your browser will prevent us from tracking your activities in relations to our site, however, it may also disable some of the functions and features of the site and the site may not work properly.

If you would like to determine your consent status, please contact us at: [email protected] or by calling us at 720-554-0900.

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our placing cookies and/or web beacons on your device in order to analyze the way you use our site.

If you do not wish to accept cookies or web beacons in connection with your use of our website, please discontinue use of the site.

Updated January 7, 2019