Terms & Privacy


Terms of Use: The Web site, its contents and any links provided in the Web site are provided on an “as is” basis, and MCA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation the warranties of title, noninfringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose. Your use of the Web site is at your own risk, and you assume full responsibility for all costs that arise out of its use. Neither MCA nor any of its officers, directors, partners, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, representatives, or licensors shall be liable to you or any third party for any compensatory, direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages, or attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Web site or inability to gain access to or use the Web site or out of any breach of any warranty, even if such parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages or such damages were foreseeable.

Copyright: The contents of all materials contained on MCA ’s Web site are owned by the organization (unless otherwise indicated) and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights are reserved by MCA, and visitors may not copy, reproduce, download, upload, republish, disseminate, post, distribute, or transmit by any means the contents of the Web site, except with the prior express written permission of MCA. Copyright infringement is a violation of U.S. federal law, and violators are subject to criminal and civil penalties.

Information: The information contained on MCA ’s Web site is provided by the organization for general informational purposes only. None of the information on the Web site is intended or should be construed to be legal advice or a legal opinion. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on the Web site is as accurate as possible, omissions and errors may occur. Also, because of the nature of Web site development, maintenance, and updating, the information contained on the Web site may not reflect the most current developments. MCA and its contributing authors expressly disclaim all liability to any person with respect to the consequences of any act or omission committed based upon reliance, in whole or in part, on any of the contents of the Web site.

 Links: At certain places on the Web site, live links to other Internet addresses (“third-party sites”) can be accessed. Such third-party sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of MCA. MCA does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these third-party sites and therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses. The information on MCA ’s Web site and third-party sites is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, MCA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Use of any information obtained from such third-party sites is voluntary, and reliance upon it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by MCA.

Legal Disclaimer: I understand that any information provided to me by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) and its members is strictly for educational purposes and I hereby release MCA, its members, officers, directors, and employees from any and all liability for any damages or losses of any kind to person or property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages that may arise as a result of the materials supplied or work performed by the companies I select to provide and install metal roofing for my property.

MCA makes no warranties or representations of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the quality or fitness of the roofing materials purchased by the user, or with respect to the qualifications, abilities or quality of work performed by the selected metal roofing contractors. MCA does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services.

The content of this website is for information only. It is not a substitute for technical or professional advice. The purpose of this website is to provide visitors with a better understanding the various uses of metal in construction. MCA cannot provide specific technical or professional advice, and MCA urges you to consult with a qualified architect, engineer or other professional for specific answers to your questions. MCA does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information on this website.



MCA respects the privacy of each visitor to the MCA Web site. MCA may use cookies. Any personal information provided by a visitor will be used solely by MCA for internal purposes and, where appropriate, to contact individuals directly. Personal information will not be sold and will be shared only with those third-party service providers who perform functions on our behalf.

Information Collection Policy: MCA does not disclose the personal information of our Website visitors to third parties for direct marketing purposes for those Website users who have exercised the option to prevent that information from being provided to third parties for such purposes. However, unless you indicate to us that you do not permit your personal information to be used or shared for promotional or marketing purposes, we may provide, rent and sell lists containing your name, company, title, address, phone number and/or email address to third parties and our affiliates for their direct and indirect marketing purposes, and we may use your personal information for the same purposes. When mailing lists are provided to third parties, we require them to comply with all applicable laws and prohibit further distribution of the lists to other parties. If you do not want your personal information used by MCA or shared with third parties for promotional or marketing purposes, you may opt out of having this information shared or used for such purposes by some or all parties. In such case, please refer to the policies under Opting Out.

MCA also reserves the right to compile, save, use within the scope of our activities, and analyze any and all data (contact and personal data, use history, etc.) that is collected from you through the Website. We use the personal information that you provide to us for our internal purposes such as responding to your inquiries, conducting internal analyses, and processing event registrations or product orders. We also use your personal information to communicate with you, such as, for example, to provide you with newsletters, press releases, membership information, or information relating to programs or grassroots activities that may be of interest to you.

We may also collect and group demographic and preferences information, responses to surveys and other personal information that we collect from you into an aggregate, non-personally identifiable form for disclosure to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties. This compiled data will in no way personally identify you or any other visitors to the Website.

We may also on occasion collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of the Website, such as how many visitors are going to which pages, how long visitors stay on those pages, and which links are clicked. This information is collected through the use of "cookies" and other tracking technologies, which are discussed in greater detail below in the section on cookies. This information is collected to determine which areas of the Website are most utilized and to find ways to improve the website. As with other aggregated data, we may disclose such data to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties, but this compiled data will in no way personally identify you or any other visitors to the Website.

Opting Out: When you submit personal information to us through the Forms on this Website, you will be given an opportunity to opt out at the time of submitting your personal information to us. Unless you opt out, your information may be added to our lists that receive promotional and marketing communications from MCA and MCA’s partners and other third parties.

If you initially elect not to opt out and later decide that you would like to opt out, you should send an email with “Request to Opt Out” in the subject line, to metal@metalconstruction.org. Please keep in mind that although MCA strives to update our mailing list database as frequently as possible, it may take up to ten days to process email requests.

Cookies and Other Technologies: The anonymous information mentioned above is collected through the use of various technologies, one of which is called "cookies". A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. Cookies may last for only a single session or may span multiple sessions. We also use Google advertising cookies to help us understand your interests. This information will ensure you see ads for content and services that are relevant to you. Google may use this information to show you relevant ads on other sites as well. To opt out of Google tracking, see Google's ad settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. We also use cookies throughout the private sections of our website to prevent security breaches as well as to track user activity. Finally, cookies are employed in such applications as shopping carts, continuing education, or other applications that require the storage of user data from one screen to the next.

Remarketing: MCA uses Google AdWords remarketing service for advertising purposes on third party websites to previous visitors of our website. Advertisements will appear in Google search results or on a site within the Google Display Network. Third party vendors use cookies to share these ads based on visits to MCA web pages. Visitors can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings, and can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the DoubleClick opt-out page or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

MCA has employed reasonable physical measures and administrative processes to protect against unauthorized access and help prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your Personal Information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. However, MCA cannot guarantee that the security measures that have been instituted in connection with the operation of the Website, the Software and the Services will absolutely prevent others from accessing or acquiring any of your Personal Information.

MCA respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the privacy of its members and website visitors. This online privacy statement explains how we collect, use and safeguard information on our website. This Internet Privacy Statement applies only to information collected by us through the website. YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND THE OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH OR ACCEPT ALL OF THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE, AND PLEASE DO NOT PROVIDE OR SUBMIT ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION VIA THE WEBSITE, THE SOFTWARE, OR THE SERVICES. This Privacy Policy may be revised by us periodically, and the latest revision date will be noted on the bottom of this web page. We advise that you review this Privacy Policy each time you visit the Website so that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Website following any changes in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such modifications.


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