Privacy Policy

Who we are

California Bricks. Our website address is: We provided information about bricks, brickmakers, and brickyards in California. This website is designed mainly for browsing and information. Please visit this page for future changes, if any, to our privacy policy.

What personal data do we collect

When you visit our website, your IP address may be collected for the purpose of visitor statistics and to understand how our website is being used. Other data collected associated with the IP address are browser type, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, date and time of access, operating system, and mobile network information. Approximate location from the IP address is collected to indicate how many people visit from certain geographic regions.

When you send an email, your email address and name may be collected and stored for the purpose of communicating directly with you. 

We may display your name for acknowledgments and citations on our web pages with your permission. 

Who we share your data with

Your acknowledged name for contributions may be shared with the public on our web pages with your permission.

Your information may be shared with third parties in order to provide their services to our website. These may include subsidiaries, employees, independent contractors, or third party vendors.

Your information may be disclosed in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental request.

Your information may be transferred to a third party in the event of a merger, acquisition, or any other business transfers, but will be handled under the same privacy policy.

Some third party plugins that are used on our website may set tracking technologies (like cookies) to collect information about your use of our site and across other websites and online services, such as your IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be used by those companies to, among other things, analyze and track usage, determine the popularity of certain content, and deliver targeted advertisements.

How long we retain your data

Some names and email addresses may be stored indefinitely, for those who request it, for the purpose of communicating about the website or informing of changes or notifying of updates to the website. Some names and email addresses may be deleted after a certain period when it is deemed that the communication is completed. Deleted names and email addresses will apply to any related backups.

The IP address, browser type, operating system, and other associated data mentioned under “What personal data do we collect” are kept for 30 days to calculate monthly site statistics of visitors before they are deleted.  

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.