The www.coldformedsteel.com website, magazine, and newsletter provides broad information regarding cold formed steel and light gauge steel projects, products, people and industry news. They are not intended to provide a comprehensive source of information for individuals, practices, partnerships, companies, or institutions.

The website, material and information provided should not be viewed as a substitute for obtaining professional opinions, advice, products or services. Although skill, care and diligence has been used in compiling the information made available on the website, and in the newsletter and magazine www.coldformedsteel.com its subsidiaries and suppliers make no representations and give no warranties as to the accuracy and completeness of the information and material published, emailed, presented or provided and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, www.coldformedsteel.com, its subsidiaries, and suppliers will not be liable to any person, company, partnership or institution, for any advice, details, errors or omissions in any information appearing on the website, magazine or newsletter or incorporated into it by reference.

The information and material provided on www.coldformedsteel.com and the newsletter, email and magazines, is on the basis that you undertake full responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content and your ultimate application and use of the same. Further, you shall indemnify and hold harmless from and against any and all claims, including financial and physical harm (including third party) arising from the information and material provided by the website, newsletter, email or magazine.

The material, information and advertising on www.coldformedsteel.com is in no way to be relied upon as a guarantee of deliverability to a customer or purchaser and www.coldformedsteel.com shall be held harmless from any non-delivery from either party.

Your use of the www.coldformedsteel.com website is covered by this disclaimer, and by using the website, subscribing or reading the emails, newsletters and magazine you are accepting the terms of this disclaimer and terms of trade.  Please do not use this website and delete emails, newsletters and magazines if you disagree with any of the clauses in this disclaimer.


Privacy Policy

By using the website, you authorise www.coldformedsteel.com to collect and use the following kinds of personal information from you:

  1. information regarding your use of the www.coldformedsteel.com;
  2. information that you have provided for the purpose of registering with www.coldformedsteel.com;
  3. information about transactions undertaken on www.coldformedsteel.com or newsletters and magazines;
  4. information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to www.coldformedsteel.com’s content and services (including newsletters, emails, and magazines); and
  5. any other information that you send to www.coldformedsteel, its distributors and/or agents or subsidiaries via emails or website.

You acknowledge and accept that www.coldformedsteel.com may use your personal information solely for the following purposes:

  1. administration and operations of the website;
  2. personalizing the website for your preferences;
  3. enabling your access to, and use of, the website;
  4. informing you of, Website, newsletter and magazine updates, product updates, marketing and advertising for products and services;
  5. supplying products and services to you or the designated recipient and obtaining the required payment.

Where www.coldformedsteel.com discloses your personal information to its subsidiaries, agents or third parties for these purposes, these parties will be required to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy and any applicable privacy legislation.



www.coldformedsteel.com uses “cookie” technology to improve and facilitate your browsing of the website. The “cookie” files are sent to your computer and identify you as a unique user and along with storing your personal preferences and some technical information. We use:

  1. Permanent “cookies” (i.e., the cookies remain on your computer until you delete them), and b) Temporary “cookies” (i.e., the cookies last until you close your browser).

“Cookies” do not themselves contain or reveal any personal details about you. If you submit personal information via the www.coldformedsteel.com website information can be linked to the data stored in the cookies.

If you do not accept www.coldformedsteel.com, use of cookies you may change your browser settings so that the browser does not accept cookies (information on how to adjust your browser’s cookie settings should be found in the help section (refer your web browser).

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified above, www.coldformedsteel.com may also disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its own legal rights and entitlements.

Other than as stated above, www.coldformedsteel.com will not disclose any personal information relating to you to any third party without obtaining consent.


You acknowledge and accept that:

  1. the information is held in secure data servers by www.coldformedsteel.com where the website host is located for www.coldformedsteel.com – notwithstanding that it may also be held elsewhere by www.coldformedsteel.com and other persons or subsidiaries for the purposes described above; and
  2. where information can be readily retrieved you will have access to it, the right to request corrections, deletion and the right to be notified of action taken in response to any such request, subject to payment of any reasonable charge provided adequate written notice is received by www.coldformedsteel.com.

www.coldformedsteel.com will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information, which includes storing all the personal information you provide on its secure servers, and protecting information relating to electronic transactions entered into via the website by encryption technology.

Information that www.coldformedsteel.com collects could be stored to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy. You agree to such cross-border use of personal information.

In the event that www.coldformedsteel.com is sold, traded, acquired, merged, liquidated, restructured or otherwise transferred to another entity, we reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible by law its user databases, together with any personal or non-personal information contained therein to such entity acquiring the assets and intellectual property.


Intellectual Property / Copyright

All content included on www.coldformedsteel.com, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of www.coldformedsteel.com or its content and software suppliers, and protected by International copyright laws.

No part of the website or the Intellectual Property in any information, products and services provided by www.coldformedsteel.com may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose, nor incorporated in any other work or publication whether in hard copy, electronic or any other form. Intellectual Property includes the design of, and all content appearing on the Website, trade marks (including logos), domain names, copyright, registered designs, patents, rights in computer software, databases and lists, confidential information, know-how and trade secrets and manuals, whether registered or unregistered and whether such rights are capable of registration.

All Intellectual Property contained in the products and services provided pursuant to the Terms by www.coldformedsteel.com (including any improvements, addition, modification or revisions of the same) is owned by www.coldformedsteel.com.



Disputes, Governing Law and Jurisdiction

Any disputes relating in any way to your visit to the website, newsletter or magazine or to products or services sold or distributed by www.coldformedsteel.com through the website will be governed by the law of Great Britain, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Courts of Great Britain.


Compliance with Local Law

You agree to, at all times, to comply fully with all relevant laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and orders of all relevant regulatory bodies in the country in which you are resident or registered in relation to all transactions made by you on the website and in relation to any of the information, products or services made available to you by www.coldformedsteel.com.



www.coldformedsteel.com reserves the right to amend these Terms of Trade from time to time, without notice to you, by posting amended terms and conditions on the website. By continuing your access and use of the Website and information, products or services acquired from www.coldformedsteel.com after such amendment, you are deemed to have agreed to the amended terms. Unless otherwise stated any changes to terms or privacy policy shall be effective immediaitly on posting to this site.


No Waiver

Failure by www.coldformedsteel.com to enforce any of the terms and conditions contained in the terms will not be deemed to be a waiver of any of the rights or obligations it has under the terms.



If any provision of the terms is declared or adjudged to be invalid, void or unenforceable, such provision will be severable and deemed deleted from this agreement and will not affect the validity, existence, legality or enforceability of the remaining provisions.



When you visit www.coldformedsteel.com or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail, newsletter, magazine or by posting notices on the website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.