Privacy Policy


Last updated: January 23, 2014

ISRI.ORG, (this "Website") is a service offered by The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (“ISRI”). This Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy") describes the terms and conditions applicable to your access, use of this Website, and the protection of your information hereunder. ISRI takes your privacy very seriously. This Privacy Policy applies to the following sites: (and each sub-domain associated with this URL) and other websites owned and/or operated by or for ISRI and its affiliated entities, including any future mobile sites (collectively, the "Sites"). By merely visiting the Sites, you are accepting the terms and condition set forth in this Privacy Policy.   If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you are not permitted to use the Sites.
ISRI may revise this Agreement, in its sole discretion, at any time by posting the amended Privacy Policy on this Website. For your convenience, the date of last revision has been included at the top this page. By using the Website after we post any changes to this Privacy Policy, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. Your continued use of the Website after changes have been posted will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

Data/Information ISRI collects and how it may be used

Personally Identifiable Information
ISRI may request and collect your personally identifiable information at certain points throughout the Website or on one of our affiliated sites. Depending on the information and/or services that may interest you, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, address, phone number, and/or other similar identifiable information. Once you voluntarily provide your personal information, you are no longer anonymous to ISRI or its affiliated entities. We may use this information to respond to an email or other inquiry, to help improve the Website and our services, to better customize your experience on this Website, or to send updates or notices to you about ISRI. However, we will not share your personally identifiable information with anyone outside ISRI and its affiliated entities (except as otherwise provided under the section below entitled, Required Disclosures).

In addition, ISRI does track and recognize each visitor’s domain and IP address and how long the domain/IP address is logged on a given webpage and the number and type of pages visited. This data does not typically include personally identifiable information and is used by ISRI solely to more efficiently operate and administer the Website.

Children’s Privacy

ISRI is unable to prevent children under the age of thirteen (13) from visiting this Website; however, no part of our Website is directed at or intended for persons under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under the age of thirteen (13), please do not access the Website at any time or in any manner. In order to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, ISRI will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If, at any time, ISRI learns or gains knowledge that personally identifiable information has been collected from person(s) under the age of thirteen (13) without verified parental consent, ISRI will take the appropriate steps to delete such information.

How ISRI protects your personal information

ISRI will use commercially reasonable methods to protect the security of information and data that may be voluntarily submitted by you to ISRI. ISRI does not collect any information about our website visitors that would make them personally or individually identifiable. Any information that could identify you will not be disclosed without your express written consent.

Only authorized employees or agents are permitted to have access to personally identifiable data about website visitors, and that access is limited to what is reasonably needed to perform an employee’s responsibilities, such as providing updates or notices or customer service.

Your password (if issued) is a component of our security system. As such, it is your responsibility to protect it. Do not share your password with any third parties.

From time to time, ISRI may employ independent contractors, vendors and suppliers (Outside Contractors) to provide specific services and products related to the Website or to the services provided on the Website, including but not limited to, performing general statistical analysis, maintaining an email suppression list as may be required by state and/or federal law, fraud screening, testing and implementation of special services to users, and developing applications for the Website and the services provided on the Website. Although unlikely, these Outside Contractors may have limited access to information collected on the Website, in the course of providing such products or services. These Outside Contractors will not be permitted to disclose any information that could identify you without your express written consent

Does ISRI use ”Cookies”

ISRI uses one cookie at the moment.  A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies may be used by ISRI to enable it to track and target the interests of users to enhance their experience on the Website. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the Website. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use the Website. At the moment, ISRI uses one (1) cookie that relates to the member login and whether or not an individual wants their computer to “remember their password”. 

Does ISRI disclose your personal information to outside third parties

No, ISRI does not disclose any information, personal or otherwise, to outside third parties. ISRI may use your personal information to send you surveys or email messages about ISRI projects, events, and services.  You may choose to opt-out of receiving e-mails and information from ISRI by clicking here space-insert click-through email]. You may choose to de-activate your ISRI membership or login account.  To de-activate your ISRI account or to change your preferences at any time, click here to send an e-mail to ISRI to request deactivation of your membership or to make any changes or updates to your personal information.

Update Information

If you would like to update your contact information or any other part of your membership file, contact us on line at  Brianna Gianti or call (202) 662-8500 Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm Eastern Time

Required Disclosure of your personal information

ISRI reserves the right to disclose your information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to: (i) conform to the edicts of law or comply with legal process served on ISRI or any of its affiliated entities; (ii) protect and defend the rights of ISRI or any of its affiliated entities, and/or (iii) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the general public.

Third Party Links

ISRI, from time to time, provides links to third party groups or websites to help promote either its individual members or information for the benefit of ISRI’s members and/or the general public. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected in connection with this Website. ISRI is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites that may be linked to this Website. ISRI encourages users to read the privacy policies of such websites and/or third party advertisers listed on such websites when connected to such sites via this Website. Furthermore, ISRI encourages you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

You should review the Privacy Policy whenever you use the Website in order to be aware of the ways that your personal information, if any, may be used. ISRI reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy at any time, without prior notice.  If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, the changes will be posted on this document. 

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