Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

Central Oregon Basalt Products and its affiliated companies and brands, including Cascade Minerals, gather certain types of information from website visitors. We are providing this privacy policy to help you understand the types of information we gather, how it is used and shared, and how you can update or modify user profile or registration information you have provided to us online. This policy applies only to information collected online at

Information Collected

General Browsing Information: Any time you visit Cascade Minerals Website, we gather certain non-personally identifiable information including the type and version of your browser, your service provider, your IP address, and any search engine you may have used to locate the Cascade Minerals Website. We use this information to help diagnose problems with our server, administer the Cascade Minerals Website, and compile broad statistical data. In addition, Cascade Minerals gathers certain navigational information about where you go on the Cascade Minerals Website. This information enables us to determine which areas of the Cascade Minerals Website are most frequently visited and helps us to tailor the Cascade Minerals Website to the needs and interests of our online visitors.

Personal Information Voluntarily Provided: We gather personal information you provide to us (such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, demographic information) when you request information about a product or service, register on the Cascade Minerals Website, request email newsletters, sign up for a service, enter one of our sweepstakes or contests, take a survey or use any of the other interactive portions or features of the Cascade Minerals Website. When personally identifiable information is requested on the Cascade Minerals Website, some requests are marked as “Required”; this personally identifiable information is necessary to allow you to participate in the feature or service you’ve requested.

How Your Information Is Used

We use the information collected at the Cascade Minerals Website for the following purposes:

To understand your needs and preferences, to develop, market, sell or provide products and services, and possibly to conduct surveys, research and evaluations.

  • To complete your request for services or respond to your use of features on the Cascade Minerals Website.
  • To tailor your experience on the Cascade Minerals Website to your interests and geographic region.
  • To respond to your inquires about our products and services.
  • To inform you of special events and offers or programs offered with our selected companies.
  • To manage and develop Cascade Mineral’s business and operations, administer accounts, collect and process payments.
  • To detect and protect Cascade Minerals and other third parties against error, negligence, fraud, theft and other illegal activities and to audit compliance with policies.
  • As permitted by, and to comply with, any legal or regulatory requirements.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We collect and maintain the personal information of our consumers for the use of Cascade Minerals. We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties, and do not share or trade your personally identifiable information with third parties other than as described below.

Selected Companies: Cascade Minerals may work with select retailers and other companies at various times to provide expanded services that relate to Cascade Minerals Website or its visitors. As part of such a relationship, Cascade Minerals may share with these companies or these companies may interact with your browser, collect or have access to some or all of the information collected in connection with certain interactive functions offered on the Cascade Minerals Website (such as the e-mail newsletter) or on other web sites where Cascade Minerals provides advertisements and interactive functions.

Service Providers: Cascade Minerals may use other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include administering e-mail services, monitoring website activity and running special promotions, such as sweepstakes, contests or surveys. Such parties only have access to the personal information needed to perform these functions and may not use or store the information for any other purpose.

Compliance with Law/Safety: Cascade Minerals may disclose specific personal information based on a good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with or conform to the law or that such disclosure is necessary to protect the users of the Cascade Minerals Website, the Website itself, or the public.

Managing Email Communications

You may always discontinue your receipt of future email newsletters and/or other email communications you previously requested from Cascade Minerals by logging on to your registered account and changing the preferences for the applicable newsletter and/or email communication. You may also email a request to unsubscribe from all Cascade Minerals publications to

Policies on Children

To ensure compliance with federal law, Cascade Minerals does not knowingly collect or maintain information provided by children under the age of 13.

Use of Cookies

Cascade Minerals may use a browser feature known as a “cookie.” Cookies are small files placed on your hard drive that assist in providing you with a customized browsing experience. Cascade Minerals uses cookies to provide you with the convenience of not having to reenter information, such as user IDs and passwords, multiple times during your visits to the Cascade Minerals Website. Cookies can also be utilized to help provide you with information targeted to your interests, based upon your prior browsing on Cascade Minerals Website. The “help” section of the toolbar on most browsers will inform you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you upon the receipt of a new cookie, or how to disable the use of cookies completely. As the Cascade Minerals Website has been designed to take advantage of the use of cookies, should you configure your browser to decline their use, certain features of the Cascade Minerals Website may not function correctly and you may be required to reenter any user IDs and passwords more frequently. We, or our service providers may also use a technology stored in e-mails to help us confirm your receipt of, and response to, our e-mails and to provide you a more personalized experience.

External Links

The Cascade Minerals Website contains links to other sites that are not a part of the Cascade Minerals family. Cascade Minerals is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. To help ensure the protection of your privacy, Cascade Minerals recommends that you review the privacy policy of any site you visit via a link from the Cascade Minerals Website.

Public Forums

Cascade Minerals may make blogs, chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users at various times on the Cascade Minerals Website. Please remember that, unless otherwise stated, any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these areas (including uploading photos into these areas). Cascade Minerals has specific terms of use for these features and you must agree to comply with these terms of use prior to your initial use of these public forums.

Updates to Privacy Policy & Notification of Changes

This privacy policy may be revised over time as new features are added to the Cascade Minerals Website. Should there be a material change to our information collection or use practices, the change will be applied only to information collected on a going forward basis and the “Effective Date” of the policy will be updated.

Security Statement

Cascade Minerals limits the number of employees that have access to the databases that contain personal information of our customers, and our employees are advised of the importance of confidentiality. While we implement these security measures, you should be aware that 100% security is not always possible.

Contacting Cascade Minerals

If you have questions concerning this privacy policy, you may contact us at or at the following address:

Cascade Minerals

1747 NW Mill St.

Madras, Oregon 97741

Effective as of June 30, 2015