Thank you for visiting an Industrial Reporting Inc. (IRI) owned Web site. As the leading publisher
serving the pallet and low grade lumber industries in North America, IRI values your privacy
and patronage. Hereafter, you may be referred to as "Visitor".
IRI strives to follow the policies outlined in this "Statement". IRI believes that these policies
will protect the rights of Visitors while allowing it to do what is necessary to remain a
competitive, viable media company.
1. General Policy
The vast majority of content, resources and services offered via this site are provided without
IRI collecting any personally identifiable information from Visitors. This includes accessing
articles and directories. Some activities on our site do require IRI to collect personally
identifiable information. Those activities include but are not limited to subscription requests
and registering for discussion board or advertiser services. When personally identifiable
information is collected, Visitors will be able to tell because they will have to fill out a form.
information that a Web site sends to your computer while you are viewing the Web site.
These pieces of information enhance and in many cases speed up a Visitorís use of the site.
Cookies let us "remember" information about your preferences and passwords and allow you to
move within our Service without reintroducing yourself. You can choose to have your computer
warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies.
You do this through your browser (like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings.
Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way
to modify your settings.
IRI may anonymously track Visitor usage by assigning a random ID each time a Visitor logs onto
this site. Information tracked includes, but is not limited to, the referring URL, what pages you
choose to visit and in what order, how long you remain at each page, and your IP address.
This information is used for purposes of system administration, diagnostics, site tracking
and reporting of aggregate usage information to third parties such as our advertisers and content
partners or for research purposes. IRI does not link information automatically collected to
information identifying visitors individually.
4. Advertising, Sponsors & Promotions
IRI Web sites including this one may carry third party advertisements, links or promotions.
on their policies, contact the third party directly. Once you click on a sponsor link or
IRI currently does not sell information about specific Visitors to third parties. However, if we
believe there is value to our Visitors, IRI or its agents will send messages or promotions to
Visitors on behalf of another company or entity. These promotions may include physical mailings,
telemarketing or telefaxing campaigns as well. Please be aware that IRI reserves the right to change
this policy at any time and may do so in a retroactive manner.
IRI may transfer your personal information to companies that we hire to deliver, promotional messages,
products or services. These companies (shipping companies, fulfillment companies and email
management companies) will not have the ability to use the information for their own purposes
but will merely act on our behalf.
5. Aggregate Reports
IRI will aggregate individual site usage reports to develop summaries and site traffic information
for advertisers. This will not include personally identifiable information about you.
6. Contests & Surveys
From time to time, IRI offers online surveys and contests. These surveys may ask for contact
information or unique identifying information to increase the value of the results. Contests may
require contact information or other demographic/ personal information in order to determine
eligibility. This information may be released to third parties or used for IRIís own promotions.
7. Community Services
IRI offers message boards and other community elements via this Web site. Always remember that
any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should exercise
caution when deciding to disclose personal information in any of these public forums. Any personal
information, including your email address, voluntarily disclosed by you and posted on an IRI site
can be viewed and used by others. If you post personal information that is accessible to the public
online you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
8. Disclosure of Personal Information
IRI may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that
such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of law or comply with legal process served
on IRI, (b) protect and defend the rights or property of IRI or the visitors of IRI Web sites, or
(c) protect the personal safety of visitors of IRI or the public.
9. External Links
This Web site may contain links to other sites with information gathering policies that are
different from those of IRI. You should always be careful and consult the policies on these sites
before providing private information. IRI has no control over the policies of these sites and
cannot guarantee that they will act in an ethical manner.
Please be aware that IRI reserves the right to change its policies at any time for any reason.
Any policy change will be posted on the Web site. IRI encourages you to periodically review
this Statement to be informed of how IRI is protecting your information.
11. Secure Payment
Some IRI forms may allow for secure, online credit card transactions. This information will be
encrypted for your protection. Do not provide credit card or bank account information unless
requested by IRI and the secure transaction icon appears on your browser. For more information on
secure transactions, consult the Help menu on your browser.
12. IRI Privacy Contact
not followed its stated information policy, feel free to contact us.
10244 Timber Ridge Drive
Ashland, VA 23005
Thank you for visiting!
Last Modified: October 28, 2003