Introduction. At TMS International ("TMS", "we", "us" and "our"), the privacy of our online customers and visitors is important to us. We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of any information collected by this Site. Read below for more specific information on the type of information that we collect and how we use it.
Cookies. In addition, our Site may utilize cookies to collect information about visitors. This may include your referring domain, type of internet browser, operating system software, date and time of visit and other technical data related to your visit. We use this information to evaluate the use of our Site and to make improvements to it. Please note that if you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, you may be unable to view or use certain portions or functions of this Site.
Security. We take the security of your data seriously. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the security and confidentiality of any Personal Information provided to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission or security program can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. However, once we receive your information, we will do our best to ensure that our systems are functioning properly and will use reasonable and customary efforts to protect any information that you provide.
Data Storage And Retention. To the extent any Personal Information is collected, we store your Personal Information on our servers and the servers of third-party service providers located in the United States. We retain your Personal Information for the duration of the business relationship and for a period thereafter to analyze your data for our business operations, to allow our customers to recover account information and/or for archiving purposes.
Disclosure Of Information.To the extent that you submit Personal Information to us, certain federal, state, local or other government regulations may require that we disclose Personal Information in response to legal process, court order or subpoena. In such cases, we will use reasonable efforts to disclose only the information required by law. In addition, we reserve the right to make your Personal Information available to our operational service providers engaged to assist us with the hosting, storage fulfillment, disaster recovery or other IT-related aspects of our Site. Lastly, if TMS merges with, acquires or is sold to another company or goes into bankruptcy or engages in other such business transactions, we may share files and email records, including your Personal Information, with our business partners.
Note Concerning Minors. We do not intentionally collect Personal Information from children, nor do we offer any content targeted to children. We ask that children under the age of sixteen do not use our Site.