Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy applies to the website and/or times when you share your personally identifiable information with us. We value our customers’ privacy and appreciate your confidence that we will respect your privacy in a careful and sensible manner. We will only collect your personal information when you buy, visit the site, search, post, questionnaire or register for an account.

Security Policy

    We understand your concerns regarding Internet security. Metaltree98 encrypts all of your personal information including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. Our servers utilize SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption technology to help protect your personal information. You should feel as comfortable using your credit card online as you do in a department store.

Entering a "Secure Area"

    Your computer and our server begin to communicate in a secure area, sending data back and forth in an encrypted format. Browser encryption software is quite powerful and ensures the security of this data as it is transmitted to our server. To verify that you are in a secure area look for the padlock at the bottom right of your browser.

Credit Card Information

    The credit card numbers are placed in the SQL database on the Metaltree98 web server. All credit card information is stored as encrypted data. The information is scrambled and requires a virtual key possessed solely by authorized personnel, to be accessed. A user must logon, requiring a password to to access the database which includes your order history. All communications during these sessions are encrypted again using SSL. No credit card numbers are ever sent via e-mail, due to the fact that e-mail is not secure.


    Metaltree98 uses cookies and web beacons (also referred to as web bugs, pixel tags or clear GIFs) to manage and secure the Site and email programs. We do not use cookies or web beacons to collect or store personal information. A cookie is a small file placed on your computer when you visit a website. Its purpose is to manage your website experience, help prevent fraud, and allow for customization of the web pages presented to you when you return to the website. Web beacons are small bits of computer code that allow a website owner to track the actions of users on the site and recipients of email communications. Cookies and web beacons help us understand how consumers use the Site and email so we can guard against fraud and design better services in the future. Metlatree98 may also use cookies and web beacons to measure the effectiveness of our online advertising initiatives and determine the correlation between Metlatree98 customers and the online sites they visit.