Privacy Policy of

This website collects certain personal data from its users.

Owner and Data Controller
MetalAwards360, LLC

Owner contact email: [email protected]


Types of Data collected collects various types of personal data, including but not limited to cookies, usage data, email address, first name, last name, username, password, gender, date of birth, country, state, and city.

For detailed information on each type of personal data collected, please refer to the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or specific explanation texts displayed before data collection. Users may provide personal data voluntarily, or, in the case of usage data, it may be collected automatically during website use.

Unless otherwise specified, all data requested by is mandatory. Failure to provide this data may result in the inability of to provide its services. If indicates that certain data is not mandatory, users are free not to communicate this data without consequences to the availability or functioning of the service.

Users uncertain about which personal data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.

Any use of cookies or other tracking tools by or third-party services used by is for providing the required service, as well as for other purposes described in this document and the Cookie Policy.

Users are responsible for any third-party personal data obtained, published, or shared through


Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing employs appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of data. Data processing occurs using computers and/or IT-enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the indicated purposes. In some cases, data may be accessible to certain types of personnel involved in the operation of (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner.

The data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and any other locations where parties involved in processing are located. Data transfers may involve transferring the User’s data to a country other than their own. Users can find information about the place of processing of such transferred data in the section containing details about the processing of personal data.

Retention time
Unless specified otherwise, personal data is processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose for which it was collected. It may be retained for longer due to applicable legal obligations or based on Users’ consent.

Purposes of processing
The data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its service, comply with legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of Users or third parties), detect malicious or fraudulent activity, and for the following purposes: Analytics, Contacting the User, Traffic optimization and distribution, Commercial affiliation, Infrastructure monitoring, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Managing contacts and sending messages, Registration and authentication, Advertising, and Social features.

For specific information about the personal data used for each purpose, Users may refer to the section “Detailed information on the processing of personal data.”

Detailed information on the processing of personal data
Personal data is collected for various purposes and using different services:

This type of service allows User data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes. Communications are displayed as banners and other advertisements on, possibly based on User interests.

Google AdSense (Google LLC)
Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google LLC. This service uses the “DoubleClick” Cookie to track User behavior concerning ads, products, and services offered.

Personal data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Services in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic, keeping track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google utilizes the collected data to track and examine the use of, prepare reports on its activities, and share them with other Google services.

Personal data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Commercial affiliation
This type of service allows to display advertisements for third-party products or services.

Amazon Affiliation (Amazon)
Amazon Affiliation is a commercial affiliation service provided by Inc.

Personal data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Contacting the User
Mailing List or Newsletter (
By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list for receiving email messages containing information of a commercial or promotional nature.

Personal data processed: Email address.

Infrastructure monitoring
This service allows to monitor the use and behavior of its components to improve performance, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Pingdom (Pingdom AB)
Pingdom is a monitoring service provided by Pingdom AB.

Personal data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: Sweden – Privacy Policy.

Interaction with external social networks and platforms
This service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of Interaction and information obtained through are subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Managing contacts and sending messages
Registration and authentication
By registering or authenticating, Users allow to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.

Direct registration (
The User registers by filling out the registration form and providing personal data directly to

Personal data processed: Email address; First name; Last name; Password; Username.

Social features
Public profile (
Users may have public profiles that other Users can display. In addition to the personal data provided, this profile may contain Users’ interactions with

Personal data processed: City; Country; Date of birth; First name; Gender; Last name; State; Username.

Traffic optimization and distribution
This service allows to distribute its content using servers located across different countries to optimize performance.

Cloudflare (Cloudflare)
Cloudflare is a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by Cloudflare Inc.

Personal data processed: Cookies; Various types of data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Information about Cookies uses various cookies for different purposes, including strictly necessary cookies, advertising cookies, analytics cookies, interaction with external social networks and platforms cookies, and traffic optimization and distribution cookies.

For detailed information about the cookies used and their purposes, please refer to the dedicated section “Information about Cookies.”


Further information for Users

Legal basis of processing may process personal data if one of the following applies:

1)Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes.
2)Provision of data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User 3)and/or for any pre-contractual obligations.
4)Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject.
5)Processing is related to a task carried out in the public

interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner.
Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.
For more information about the legal basis of processing, Users may contact the Owner.

Retention time
Personal data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose for which it was collected or as long as necessary to fulfill legal obligations. Once the retention period expires, personal data shall be deleted.

Rights of Users based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Users may exercise certain rights regarding their processed data:

1)Withdraw their consent at any time.
2)Object to processing of their data.
3)Access their data.
4)Verify and seek rectification.
5)Restrict the processing of their data.
6)Have their personal data deleted or otherwise removed.
7)Receive their data and have it transferred to another controller.
8)Lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority.
For more information about these rights and how to exercise them, Users may contact the Owner.

Details about the right to object to processing
Users may object to processing based on legitimate interests, public interest, or profiling. Where personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, Users may object to that processing at any time without providing any justification.

How to exercise these rights
Requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. Such requests are free of charge and will be answered by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month, providing Users with the information required by law.


Additional information about data collection and processing

Legal action
User personal data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of or related services. Users declare to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s personal data
In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, may provide Users with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of personal data upon request.

System logs and maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with the website (system logs) or use other personal data (such as the IP address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of personal data may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Changes to this privacy policy reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within the website. It is recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Definitions and legal references
For definitions and legal references, please refer to the full privacy policy.

Latest update: 05.01.2024