Cookie Policy

This page sets out the cookie policy of G & S Bar and Wire (“G & S”, “we”, “us” and “our”) and explains how we use cookies on our website (www.barandwire.com). We may amend our cookie policy at any time and all changes will be made on this page. The changes will take effect once they have been posted on the website. Therefore, you should review these terms on a regular basis.

How we use cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration purposes. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual. If you agree, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file. The website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to deliver a better and more personalized service to you when you browse the website and allows us to improve the website. Cookies do not damage your computer and you have choices about managing them. You can set your browser to notify you about cookies, to refuse them, or to delete them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers, which are transferred to your computer's hard drive or mobile device when you visit the website. The cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognizes that cookie.

Types of cookies used on this website

Different types of cookies are used for different purposes on our website. These are known as necessary cookies, statistics, marketing, and unclassified.

Necessary cookies help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Our website cannot function properly without these cookies; therefore, they are essential. These cookies don't gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet. This category cannot be disabled.

Cookie Name: CFID
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: This cookie is used in context with the CFtoken cookie. The cookie stores a specific ID for the visitor and the visitor's device and browser.
Expiration: Session

Cookie Name: CFTOKEN
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: This cookie is used to determine which type of device the visitor is using, so the website can be properly formatted. This information is stored in the CFID cookie.
Expiration: Session

Cookie Name: Cookie Policy
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: This cookie tracks if the cookie policy has been accepted or a user has clicked to review cookie settings.
Expiration: 1 year

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. The information these cookies collect is only used to improve the performance of the website. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that you find what you are looking for more easily. By using the website, you agree that we can place these types of cookie on your device.

Cookie Name: _ga
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Expiration: 2 years

Cookie Name: _gat
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
Expiration: Session

Cookie Name: _gid
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Expiration: Session

Cookie Name: collect
Domain: google-analytics.com
Description: Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
Expiration: Session

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers. The cookies remember that you've visited a website and share this information with other organizations, such as advertisers and platforms on which we advertise. They do this to provide you with ads that are more relevant to you and your interests. Although these cookies and similar technologies can track your visits to other websites, they don't usually know who you are. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests.

Cookie Name: ads/ga-audiences
Domain: google.com
Description: Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behavior across websites.
Expiration: Session

Cookie Name: MUID
Domain: bing.com
Description: Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronizing the ID across many Microsoft domains.
Expiration: 1 year

Cookie Name: ads/ga-audiences
Domain: bing.com
Description: Unclassified.
Expiration: 1 year

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Cookie Name: _uetsid
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: Unclassified.
Expiration: Session

Cookie Name: mobileFormat
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: Unclassified.
Expiration: 1 year

Cookie Name: MXP_TRACKINGID
Domain: barandwire.com
Description: Unclassified.
Expiration: 30 years

Cookie Name: same81892
Domain: webtraxs.com
Description: Unclassified.
Expiration: Session

Cookie Name: ads/ga-audiences
Domain: webtraxs.com
Description: Unclassified.
Expiration: Session

Please see below for more information about the Marketing cookies listed above:

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-US/privacystatement

For information on how we use any personal information which is collected by these cookies, please see our Privacy Notice.

Browser Settings

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you decide to block cookies on your browser, you may be unable to access all or parts of the website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit the website. Most of our cookies will expire at the end of the browser session. If your browser is not closed for any reason, cookies will remain until expiration. Please see specific cookie information for cookie expiration information.

Opting Out of Cookies and Targeted Advertising:

To opt out of retargeted ads on Google, please refer to the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/

To block Google Analytics tracking in your browser, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Additional Information Collected

G & S Bar and Wire collects information about your interactions with our site and applications (e.g., browsing behavior). Our site automatically tracks certain behavior (Usage Data) during visits, such as, referring/exit URLs and we also collect other basic information about you which does not directly identify you, but which may correspond with you or a device. We use this information to learn more about how our website and online resources are used and to otherwise improve and administer the site.

G & S Bar and Wire collects personal data you voluntarily give us, such as but not limited to, requesting information via our site and resume submission. We have forms on our website that collect information to process questions, quotes, and orders. The requested data in the forms is used to identify or contact you, such as your name, company name, company address, email address, telephone number or similar information.

Contact Us

If you want to contact us with any questions, comments or complaints about how we collect, use or retain cookies, please contact us at: Data Protection Officer, Fort Wayne Metals, 9609 Ardmore Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46809, USA or email Data Protection Officer