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Privacy Policy


Effective July 25, 2017


Thank you for visiting the Creston Industrial Sales’s website at (the "Website" or "CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES"). It is important to us here at CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES that you know how information about you may be utilized by us and our advertising partners and affiliations. Please take a moment to look over this privacy policy (the "Policy") which we hope will address any questions you may have. We encourage you to contact us anytime with questions or feedback about this Policy or how we can use information about you.


Information covered by this policy

This Policy covers personally identifiable information and other visitor information collected by us and our advertising partners and affiliates on the Website (sometimes referred to as the "Site") and through other means, including sweepstakes and other promotional programs and directly by our sales and customer service departments.


The Information we collect and how we collect it

CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES may collect personally identifiable information about you and your browsing history, and other information regarding your usage of the Site, including without limitation:


Customer name

Email address

User ID and password

Billing address and telephone number

Shipping address and telephone number (if different from billing address)

Job title

Federal Tax ID or SSN (DUNS # if an open account)

Credit card information (optional)

Birth date


Viewing history

Web preferences

Purchase history

IP address

Other information needed to provide access to the Site's applications or CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES's provision of products and services to you

You consent to your information being collected, used, disclosed and stored by us and our partners and/or affiliates, only as described by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. When customers purchase products at our Site, we retain information concerning those product purchases. In addition, from time to time, customers or other visitors to our Site may be invited to voluntarily provide personally identifiable or other information and/or participate in one of our voluntary online surveys. (These customers and other visitors are informed of the information we collect and how the information will be used before agreeing to provide this information or participate in these surveys.)


Our email communications will sometimes include "refer a friend" functionality that allows the recipient to forward the email to a peer. In these cases, the referrer's personal information is not disclosed and only the referral's email address is collected.


Cookies, Beacons and other technology information


A Cookie is a small file stored on your computer by a website to give you a unique ID (each, a "Cookie"). CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES uses Cookies to track visitors to this Site, to recognize customers in order to present more personalized content and provide persistent login functionality, to improve and enhance a visitor's experience on the Site and to advertise and market our products and services, including by targeting specific or promotional offers to you. Cookies are also used to assist CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES in customizing Site information or in improving the performance or usability of the Site.


CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES also contracts with third party data collection and reporting service providers ("Third Party Servicers") to collect and analyze information regarding customers and other Site visitors and their use of the Site. The Third Party Servicers may store data or use Cookies on CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES's behalf to collect such information.


Our Site may also use a technology called "web beacons" or "tracking pixels." These may also be referred to as "Action Tags," "Clear GIFs" or "Web Beacons" or "Web Bugs." This technology, which may also involve the use of Cookies, allows us to monitor activity on the Site and to understand which pages you visit on our Site. These tracking pixels allow us to understand the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing and are used to help us optimize and tailor our Site for you and other future website visitors, as well as to recognize users by accessing Cookies for the use and purpose noted above. In addition, Web Beacons allow us to know whether or not you received and opened our emails to you.


Setting your Cookie preference

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, you can adjust your computer browser settings so that you are informed when a Cookie is being placed on your browser. You can also set your browser to decline or accept all Cookies. However, you must accept Cookies if you need to access pages on the Site that enable you to review or use your confidential account information. These Cookies are essential for Site administration and security.


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you configure your computer to block or erase Cookies, you will not be able to use all or certain parts or features of this Site.


Newer browsers provide sophisticated controls for accepting or rejecting Cookies, including the ability to notify you when your browser encounters a Cookie at a website. Refer to your browser or ISP's Help feature to find out more about how to set these controls.


Information use and sharing

The information that CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES collects from the Site is used primarily for operating and improving the Site and to notify our customers of updates to the Site, for confirming orders and delivering merchandise that you have purchased, as well as for other marketing purposes within the laws of the State of Michigan. If you provide your contact information to us, you agree that we may contact you with information regarding our products and services. CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES may offer you during your registration on this Site, or through future email, the opportunity to receive offers and information about products and services that CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES believes may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive any of these offerings or information, you may opt out from such receipt at any time by following the "opting out" procedures.


Sharing information with third parties

From time to time, CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES provides personally identifiable information, such as customers' or other Site visitors' product purchases and Site browsing patterns, to vendors or partners who are interested in knowing who is viewing their offerings.


CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES occasionally makes personally identifiable information, such as customers' or other Site visitors' names and addresses, available to reputable companies and organizations whose products and services might be of interest to you.


CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES also provides customers' names, addresses and product purchase information to third party service providers with whom CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES contracts to profile customer purchasing behavior. This information is used to help CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES improve its offerings. This third party service provider may also supply this information to third parties for a fee.


We may use Google Analytics and associated tools to help analyze how the Site is used.  These tools use Cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form.  The information generated by the Cookie about your use of the Site (including IP address) is transmitted to Google.  This information is then used to evaluate the Site and to compile statistical reports on Site activity.  We will not use these tools to track or collect any personally identifiable information and we will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  We will not associate any data gathered through these tools with personally identifiable information from other sources, unless you explicitly submit that information to us.


CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES uses third party vendors (including Goggle Ad Words Remarketing) to advertise on various other websites by providing these vendors with information users have given us (e.g., an email address) and information we collect about users who have previously visited our site (e.g., cookies). This means that we could advertise to previous visitors to our site who didn’t complete a task on our site (e.g., using the contact form to make an inquiry), or who have registered an account with us using an email address. These ads could be in the form of advertisements in search results, banner ads on third party websites, or in other forms. Of course, any information collected will be used in accordance with this Policy. If you do not wish to participate in Ad Words Remarketing you can opt out by visiting  You can also opt out of third party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting


Finally, we may engage other companies to perform functions on our behalf, such as maintaining the Site, providing services related to the Site, collecting information, sending and receiving electronic mail and other functions related to our business and services (collectively, "Site Vendors"). In order to provide these services, the Site Vendors may receive, or have access to, your personally identifiable information. We will only provide to Site Vendors, or otherwise make accessible, information reasonably necessary to perform their duties and we will take steps to obligate our Site Vendors to safeguard your personally identifiable information, and refrain from using it for any other purpose.


Opting out

At CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES, the choice is in the hands of our customers. You may OPT OUT if you do not want to receive emailed commercial advertisements or promotions from us in the future. In order to OPT OUT for any of these purposes, use any of the methods listed below. When corresponding, customers should also include their CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES account number.


To OPT OUT of email communications:


Email us:

Toll-free Customer Service: 1-800-999-9180


Access to, updating or deletion of collected information

Upon request, CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES will provide to individuals the ability to correct, update, or remove their personal information collected by CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES Customers shall be responsible for keeping their contact information current and accurate and may do so by checking and, if necessary, modifying their profile.


To request that we correct, update, or remove personal information from our databases:


Email us:

Toll-free Customer Service: 1-800-999-9180


Third parties

This Policy covers only information received or collected by CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES via the Site. The Site may contain links to the websites of third parties. The third party websites that may be accessed from the Site have separate privacy, data collection, data transfer and email policies. Although CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES is interested in customer feedback regarding these links, it is not responsible for the privacy practices, security or content of any of them, or for any events that occur as a result of using these links or visiting any of the websites of third parties, and so we encourage you to read those third party privacy statements.



We do not knowingly collect information from children under 14 years of age without insisting that they seek parental consent if required by applicable law.  We will only use or disclose personal data about a child to the extent permitted by law, to seek parental consent pursuant to local law and regulations, or to protect a child.


Non-U.S. Users

The site is operated in the United States by U.S. Citizens and is made available for U.S. Customers of CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES, and is hosted on computer services in the United States.  As a result, United States federal and state government, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through laws applicable in the United States. The Site may be accessible outside of the United States but if you are accessing the Site from outside of the United States, the level of privacy restriction may be lower than if you were accessing the Site from within the United States. Your use of this Site will constitute your consent to the transfer of your information outside of your home country, including the United States, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.



By your use of this Site, you consent to this Policy. CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES reserves the right to change this Policy at any time. All changes will be posted on this page. Your continued use of the Site will constitute your acceptance of such changes. Check back regularly for updates to this Policy and the latest privacy policy information.



If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact CRESTON INDUSTRIAL SALES by email at or 1-800-999-9180 toll free.