Privacy Policy


The Glass Packaging Institute (“GPI”) is committed to protecting the privacy of users’ personal information. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how GPI protects the privacy and security of the personally identifiable information of users of this website (the “Website”). 

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Website. 

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers how GPI treats personal information that it collects and receives through this Website.  Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable (e.g., your name, address, e-mail address or phone number) and not otherwise publicly available.

Information Collected
We collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways, including tracking your activities through your IP address, computer settings or most-recently visited URL. We do not collect personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to the Website by, for example, signing up for our Inside Glass Packaging newsletter or filling out a member registration form. The types of information that may be requested include your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.

Use of IP Addresses
We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Website.
Use of Cookies
GPI may place a “cookie” on the browser of your computer.  Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer for record-keeping purposes. The use of cookies is common in the Internet industry to provide useful features to website users.  The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, but may be used to detect when your computer has accessed the Website. We use cookies to deliver content tailored to your interests.  Cookies enable the Website to remember your login credentials when you return to the Site, so that you do not have to reenter your information each time you access the Website.


This Website is not intended for children 13 years of age and younger and GPI does not knowingly accept information from children.  If your child has sent us personal information and you would like it removed, please send an e-mail to requesting we remove your child’s name from our subscriber service and we will delete it.

GPI takes security seriously and will take reasonable measures to protect the security and confidentiality of your personal information. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personally identifiable information transmitted to us while using the Website. Please note that your e-mail messages are not encrypted, and are therefore not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.

Other Websites and Links
The Website contains links to other websites. GPI is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Notification of Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as we add new features and services, as laws change and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve.  If we make any change to this Privacy Policy regarding use or disclosure of personally identifiable information, we will provide advance notice on this Website. Minor, non-material changes that do not significantly affect individual privacy interests may be made at any time and without prior notice.
Correction & Update of Information
To change or modify information previously provided, please email the information to

GPI will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is removed from or corrected in our records.
Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the Website, you can contact us

Effective Date: This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 4, 2013.


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