Privacy Policy. 

We encourage that all patrons of this website read this Privacy Policy carefully. Your privacy is important to UCMinerals. This policy provides you, as a guest or registered customer of the website with the conditions under which this website is being made available to you. These conditions include information collected, which is addressed below. By using this website you must be aware that you agree and are bound to the stated terms of this Privacy Policy provided herein. If you do not agree with these conditions or are under the age of 13, please disconnect from this website.  If you are under the age of 18, you should review this policy with your parent or guardian and be under their supervision while using this website. At any time during your visit or in the course of doing business with UCMinerals, if you have any questions or are dissatisfied with this policy please feel free to contact us.

Accesses to third party websites linked within the UCMinerals website are provided to you for convenience only. Once you leave this website by clicking on one of these links, you enter a third-party website and thereby are subject to their policies and standards.  UCMinerals encourages you to review all third-party policies.

If you are unsure whether this policy statement is in conflict with applicable local (USA or International) regulations or laws, you should not submit your information.

Types of Information Collected and How It Is Used

Personal Information

Through the course of regular business transactions, UCMinerals will require standard and specific personal information to establish identity. This will include first and last name, email address, phone number(s), and address. If you choose to register for an account with UCMinerals, you will be asked to provide a username and password and the standard personal information as mentioned above. Optional registered user information includes collecting habits, interests, wish list items, and favorites. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) document on this website for more information on user registration. Once you register an account with UCMinerals, please be aware that only the personally identifiable information mentioned above will be stored on secure servers. This information will remain in our possession only and will never be sold, rented, or leased to a third party. All personally identifiable information and other information supplied during registration, mailing list subscriptions, feedback, or otherwise, will remain confidential. UCMinerals reserves the right to use this information for our proprietary use to complete transactions, to contact you, or for direct marketing purposes.

Some features of the UCMinerals website will allow you to subscribe to our mailing list, contact us through the website, provide feedback, and apply for account registration. These features will require all or part of the personal information mentioned above.

Payment Information

Information collected for purchases from UCMinerals will include the information as mentioned above. However, UCMinerals will NOT collect credit card information. Payment information for credit card transactions will be completed by an industry standard third-party merchant such as PayPal or Square merchant services. This merchant will collect your payment information necessary to complete the transaction with UCMinerals. All credit card merchant services must comply with the highest degree of financial standards as regulated by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.  As always we encourage you to review their policies and standards.

Non-Personal Information

Non-personal information will be automatically collected by computers. This type of information includes collective data from which individual customer identities are not known. UCMinerals will collect the following non-personal information to evaluate how patrons use the website to more effectively improve their visit.

Aggregate Information

Information gathered automatically upon your visit to the UCMinerals website will include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, domain names, referral data, time spent on the website, and “surfing” patterns. This information can be aggregated to produce non-personally identifiable reports which can yield demographics and traffic patterns to help improve your visit to the UCMinerals website. Web beacons are used to track how many people are opening and accessing our website via email contact and are not used specifically on the website.


Cookies are text files that are placed on your hard drive by a web page server. UCMinerals website uses cookies to enhance the customer experience. Cookies cannot deliver a virus or run programs; they are not harmful and can be controlled by your browser settings. If your browser is set to not accept cookies, you will not be able to fully utilize the interactive features of the UCMinerals website. Accepting cookies will save you time on the UCMinerals website by remembering your password and other features for registered users (such as your wishlist). You can clear these cookies at any time from your browser settings.

UCMinerals uses Google Analytics, provided by Google, Inc.  Google Analytics uses cookies to help this website analyze user general browsing habits when using this website. Google will store this information including your IP address on its servers in the United States. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Data such as browser preference, search data, trend analysis, traffic, demographics, and other general statistical “surfing” habits are captured. Specific personal identifiers are not used for this purpose. The user is encouraged to read the Google privacy policy for more information.

Information Access and Security

UCMinerals is committed to keeping registered user information as accurate as possible. Registered users will have total access and control over their personal information provided to UCMinerals. Registered users can make changes to account information, change a password, or remove information at any time. Once you create a user name, it cannot be edited. If you desire to change a user name for some reason, contact Rick to make these changes. (This will require that the old user profile be deleted and the creation of a new profile). To protect our registered user’s privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to verify identity before granting permission to altering personal profile data.  UCMinerals makes every effort to protect personal information including firewalls and other security measures on its server. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your user ID, password, and your personal information.


All website photographs and images, website design and logos, text, articles, and graphics are the intellectual property of UCMinerals and may not be used or reproduced without prior written permission from UCMinerals. Digital Right/Copyright protection is guaranteed through all international treaties and conventions with the United States.  For more info on Digital Rights/Copyrights see the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).


Use of the UCMinerals website constitutes an unconditional agreement with UCMinerals that all website features and its contents are provided with no warranties expressed or otherwise implied. UCMinerals does not guarantee any of the following: the compatibility or security of any website components, continuous or unlimited access to the website or any pages therein, error free functionality, accidental prior or late release of products before scheduled releases, ownership rights to a reserved product, availability of a product, or wish list or favorites rights of ownership.  Product prices and shipping charges are subject to change without notice. Our products are for study, research and display purposes only. We will under no circumstance be liable for the misuse, mishandling, or misapplication of any products purchased. Minerals purchased from UCMinerals must be handled in a safe manner as some minerals may be poisonous or toxic. UCMinerals is not liable for international shipments involving but not limited to security and/or customs disputes or import fees or taxes.

Contact Information

Questions about this Privacy Statement can be directed to [email protected]

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