Security and Privacy
Welcome to Lightstrade, your reliable online marketplace.
The web site identified by the uniform resource locator www.Lightstrade.com (the
“Lightstrade”) is provided by Lightstrade as a service to our customers. This Security and
user of the site (“Registered User”) and Lightstrade.
The security of your personal information is very important to us and we value your trust
highly. We will not sell or loan your personal information to a third party under any
circumstances. We will work hard to protect the security and privacy of any personal
information you provide to us and will only use such information as we have described
What personal information do we collect?
You may choose to use or access our Site without revealing any personal and
transactional information about yourself, but you will need to register and create an
account in order to make a purchase or take advantage of certain features and functions,
including, but not limited to, “Save for Later” and “Address Book”. If you provide us with
your information, you consent to the transfer and storage of the information on our server
located in the People’s Republic of China (the “P.R.C.”).
As set forth in more detail below, Lightstrade collects personal information that you
provide when using the Site. This information includes your first and last name, email
address, a password and other information required when you create your Lightstrade
account or when you participate in or conduct surveys and contests via the Site, email, or
other media of Lightstrade. In order to protect your confidentiality and verify your identity,
we may ask you to confirm your personal information when you contact our Customer
In addition to the personal information we may collect and process during registration and
any surveys, we also collect, store and process the following information about our users:
1. Purchase Information
When you make a purchase from Lightstrade, we collect your name and payment method
information. When you create an account at Lightstrade, you can choose to save your
billing information in “My Lightstrade.” You can also save one or more shipping addresses
in your Lightstrade Address Book.
2. Services Account Information
We collect personal information from users who wish to use any of the Lightstrade
services, including but not limited to, Lightstrade’s Transaction Platform. In order to use
these services you must provide your email address and password or create an account
3. Cookies and Other Computer Information
When you visit the Site, you will be assigned a permanent “cookie” (a small text file) to be
stored on your computer’s hard drive. The purpose of the cookie is to identify you when
you visit the Site so that we can enhance and customize your online purchasing
You can choose to browse on the Site without cookies, but without these identifier files
you will not be able to complete a purchase or take advantage of certain features of the
Site. These features include storing your shopping cart for later use and providing a more
personalized future shopping experience. Each browser is different, so check the “Help”
menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
We also collect certain technical information from your computer each time you request a
page during a visit to the Site. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP)
address, your computer’s operating system, browser type and the address of a referring
web site, if any. We collect this information to enhance the quality of your experience
during your visit to the Site and will not sell or loan this information to any third parties.
We also contract with third parties to provide us with data collection and reporting services
regarding our customers’ activities on the Site and to track and measure the performance
information about your browsing and buying activity on this Site. None of your personally
identifiable information (such as your name, address, email address, etc.) will be received
by or shared with these third parties.
4. Publishing Information
When you submit any information on the Site during your use or access, including, but not
limited to, information on the Lightstrade blog, the rating system, or product catalog, you
are deemed to have given your permission to Lightstrade to publish such information, and
Lightstrade and the Site hereby enjoy an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide and
royalty-free, sub-licensable license to use all information provided by such user to
exercise the copyright, compilation, database and publicity rights any user has in such
material or information, in any media form.
How we use your personal information?
We do not sell, loan, trade or exchange any user’s personal information without such
user’s consent. The information we collect on the Site may be used to enhance your
shopping experience in the following ways:
Deliver merchandise and services that you purchase online;
Register you as a member of Lightstrade;
Confirm your orders;
Resolve disputes and prevent prohibited and illegal activities;
Respond to your customer-service inquiries or requests;
Communicate great values and featured items to you;
Find and stock the products you want; and
Customize, measure and improve our services and your purchase experience.
When and with whom can we share your personal information?
We do not sell or loan your personal information to any third parties under any
circumstances. We will share your personal customer information only with our agents,
representatives, service providers, and contractors for limited purposes, including, but not
limited to, fulfilling customer orders, offering certain products and services in connection
with the Site, communicating to customers, providing customer service, storing, sharing
and retrieving customers’ photo images in our Photo Center, enhancing and improving
clients’ purchase experience, enabling access to our partners’ web sites, providing a
personalized purchase experience and preventing fraud and completing payment method
Aside from the purposes described above, we will not share your personal information
with any other third parties unless we have your express permission or there are special
circumstances, such as when Lightstrade is required by the government, law enforcement
body, obligee whose legitimate right has been injured, subpoena or other legal document
to share such information, or if we believe it to be reasonably necessary to protect the
safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect
Lightstrade’s rights or property. We may also share aggregated demographic and
statistical information with our partners. This is not linked to any personal information that
can identify any individual person.
How can you control the use of your personal information?
You can modify or delete your personal information at any time. Simply go to My
Lightstrade. Log in with your ID and password, then edit or delete your personal
information at your discretion.
How can we protect the security of your personal information?
Your personal information is protected by the password you created when you created an
account on the Site (or another password you choose after changing a previous
password). Please keep this password confidential. No Customer Service Associate or
any other representative of Lightstrade will ever ask you for your password. The
confidentiality of your password is yours to protect. You may change it at anytime by going
to My Lightstrade. Log in with your email address and password, then click “Change
Name, Email & Password” and enter a new password.
Lightstrade does not intentionally collect personal information about minors or other
persons without full civil conduct capacity, but based on the properties of Internet, there is
no way for Lightstrade and the Site to distinguish the age or capacity of the users. By
accepting this Agreement through your use or access of the Site, you certify that you are a
person over 18 years old with full capacity and ability to form a legally binding contract in
the jurisdiction in which you are resident or in which you are entering into this Agreement.
If you do not agree to (or cannot comply with) any of the terms of this Agreement, do not
use the Site.
Meanwhile, if a minor or other person does not have full civil conduct capacity and has
provided personal information to us without the proper consent of their parent or legal
guardian, such parent or legal guardian should contact us to remove such personal
Your information is stored on our servers located in the P.R.C, and we adopt lots of tools,
means and technologies to protect them against unauthorized access, use and disclosure.
For instance, we use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which encrypts (or
encodes) sensitive information before it is sent over the Internet. However, we are limited
in our efforts by the technologies currently available, and no data transmission or storage
over Internet can be guaranteed to be perfectly safe. Therefore, although we work very
hard to protect your information and privacy, we do not promise or guarantee that your
information will always be private and safe.
We realize that making purchases on the Site, or any other web site, requires trust on your
part. We value your trust very highly and pledge to you, our clients that we will work hard
to protect the security and privacy of any personal information you provide to us and that
your personal information will only be used as set forth in this Policy. This includes your
name, address, phone number, email address or checking account information, in
addition to any other personal information that can be linked to you, personally.
Lightstrade may provide links to certain third party web sites. This Security and Privacy
Policy applies only to activities conducted and personal information collected on the Site.
Other web sites may have their own policies regarding privacy and security. We
encourage you to review the privacy policies on these sites before you use and access
them. You are solely responsible for your use and access of other web sites.
Lightstrade will obtain your consent before allowing the download of any software from the
Site, and Lightstrade will not automatically download any software to your computer
system. Once you consent to the initial download of any software, you may receive
automatic updates or patches pertaining to such software. You understand and agree that
any material, including but not limited to downloaded software, required or automated
updates, modifications, reinstallations, or software otherwise obtained through the use of
the Site is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for
any damages to your computer system or loss of data that may result from any such
time without prior notice to you. The most current version of the Policy will govern
Lightstrade’s use of the information and will always be
at http://www.Lightstrade.com/privacy.html If Lightstrade makes a change that, in
Lightstrade’s sole discretion, is material, Lightstrade will notify you via e-mail to the email
address associated with your account. Your use of the Site following any such change
constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by the Security and
Lightstrade may transfer this Policy and all or part of its rights, obligations and interests to
any party or entity in its sole discretion; however, a User may not assign its rights,
obligations and interests under this Policy to any party or entity.
Terms which have not been defined or stipulated in this Agreement shall be interpreted in