When ordering or registering on the LODE.One website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your email address, phone number, or other details to help you with your experience.
LODE may collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order to buy or deliver silver, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, open a support ticket or enter information on the LODE site or provide us with feedback on our products or services.
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
LODE does not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. LODE only provides articles and information. LODE will never ask for credit card numbers. LODE uses regular Malware Scanning. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
LODE implements a variety of security measures when a user places an order with an affiliated Bullion Dealer, enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a secure gateway provider and are not stored or processed on LODE servers.
You may choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
LODE will not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your PII unless to provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist LODE in operating the website, conducting business, or serving LODE users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. LODE may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce LODE site policies, or protect LODE or others' rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at LODE’s discretion, LODE may include or offer third-party products or services on the websites. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, LODE has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of those linked sites. Nonetheless, LODE will always seek to protect the integrity of the LODE.One site and LODE welcomes any feedback about these sites.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
LODE has not enabled Google AdSense on the LODE site but may do so in the future.
LODE will honor "Do Not Track" signals and "Do Not Track" or plant cookies, or use advertising when a "Do Not Track (DNT)" browser mechanism is in place.
It's also important to note that LODE does not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
LODE Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law and the concepts that have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices, LODE will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
LODE also agrees to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.