Precious Metals Refiner

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Privacy Policy

G&S Metals understands the importance of your privacy. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this site, We reserve the right to change this policy from time to time and encourage you to regularly review this policy. Any changes will be effective upon their posting on this site.

    * Personally Identifiable Information
    * Our Commitment to Data Security
    * Choice/Opt-Out
    * Contacting Us Regarding Your Personally Identifiable Information
    * Protection Against Fraudulent Charges
    * Legal Disclaimer

Personally Identifiable Information

When you visit G&S, we may request that you provide us with personally identifiable information such as your name, shipping and billing addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number and credit card expiration date and verification number. This information will be used to process your order, verify your identity for payment authorization, provide you with an order status, ship your order, and allow you to receive our monthly emails.

By submitting your personally identifiable information to G&S, you are consenting to the transfer of this information to your credit card company for the purpose of completing your purchase.

G&S Metals will not give or sell your personally identifiable information to any outside organization.
Our Commitment to Data Security

We have put in place physical and electronic procedures to keep the information we collect online as safe and secure as possible. Specifically, any information transferred from your computer to G&S Metals is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. Once received, G&S Metals protects your information internally through further encryption and Web security measures. Additionally, G&S Metals routinely reviews its security policies and practices to ensure the safety of your information.

You are given the opportunity to "opt-out" of receiving information or emails from G&S Metals at any time. To do so, simply contact G&S Metals via e-mail to or call one of our representative’s toll free at 800-852-3860. Use that same e-mail address or phone number if you wish to change your information on file with us.
Protection Against Fraudulent Charges

G&S Metals is committed to protecting you against fraudulent charges. If your information is accessed by a third party following a transaction on this site and used to make fraudulent purchases, your bank may hold you liable for up to $50 of those purchases per the Fair Credit Billing Act. In that unlikely event, G&S Metals will pay for the entire amount of your liability (up to the $50 limit) provided the unauthorized use is through no fault of your own and is the result of purchases made on G&S Metals secure server. In the event of other unauthorized use of your credit card in cases not involving G&S Metals, contact your credit card company immediately.
Legal Disclaimer

G&S Metals will only disclose your personal information when required by order of, or to be in accordance with, the law.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. The file is added and the cookie help analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Analytical Cookies allow us to measure and improve our site by knowing how visitors move around our site, improving the way the website work. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. 

Targeting cookies are used by Google, Facebook and other social media ads; this type of cookie is not collected by our website.

Social Media Cookies are set by a range of services by social media that we have added to the site for you to share our content. These cookies have the capacity to track your browser activity across other sites to build a profile of your interests. If you do not allow these cookies, the ability to share content may be not be allowed for your use, which may impact messages and content on other sites. These cookies are captured by the  "AddThis" feature on our web site.

Third-Party Cookies maybe collected by various third-parties to report any usage of statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on. The operation of third-party cookies is beyond the control of G&S Metals.

Manage your preferences

You can configure your browser settings, allowing you to block cookies, accept all cookies to alert you every time a cookie is offered by a website's server.  Most browsers automatically accept cookies. In settings, set your browser option so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser. Many sites will not function properly if you have refused cookies.

Please be aware that if you do not configure your browser, you will accept cookies provided by this website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please submit a written request to our post office box.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE nameCOOKIE Description
CART The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCY Your preferred currency
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.