If you use Iron Wind Metals LLC. ("Iron Wind Metals") website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthoriszd manner. We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.
After you register and login to this website, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the website admin determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Please ensure that any details you provide us with are correct and complete. When paying for your items, make sure to confirm your shipping address. You can access and update much of the information you provided us with in the My Account area of the website.
Iron Wind Metals is committed to protecting your privacy. This notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you. This notice applies to personal information that we collect in connection with our websites at www.ironwindmetals.com, store.ironwindmetals.com, and our various social media accounts (“Websites”). This notice also applies to personal information that is collected from you by our Customer Services team. The data controller of your personal information collected through the Websites is Iron Wind Metals. Please read this notice carefully to understand how and why we are using your personal information.
1. What information do we collect about you?
We may collect, store, use and disclose the following categories of your personal information:
Personal contact details such as name, title, address, email address and telephone number.
Nationality, country of residence and language.
Bank account, credit/debit card and payment information. NOTE: Not stored on our server, sent to processors during checkout.
Details of purchases and transactions carried out through the Websites and fulfilled by us.
Information submitted as part of any competition operated through the Websites.
Information submitted as part of any survey operated through the Websites.
Records of correspondence with you whether by web form, telephone, email, text message, social media, or otherwise.
Telephone call information, including call recordings, phone number, and length of call.
Wish List information.
Social media profile information, including profile name and picture, where you interact with us through social media.
Product Interests and preferences.
Details of your visits to the Websites, and information about how your device has interacted with our Websites, including search and browsing history, the pages accessed and links clicked, mobile carrier time zone, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city level), device identifiers (e.g. Apple’s IDFA and Android’s advertising ID).
Information collected automatically from your device, including IP address, Media Access Control (MAC) address, device type, screen resolution, operating system name and version, unique device identification numbers, language and internet browser-type and version, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information.
2. How is your personal information collected?
- Information provided directly
We collect personal information that you provide voluntarily. Certain parts of our Websites may ask you to provide personal information voluntarily, to register an account with us, to place an order with us, to subscribe to a service from us, to subscribe to marketing communications from us, and/or to submit inquiries to us. We also collect information that you provide voluntarily to our Customer Services team, whether in writing or by telephone, email, or otherwise.
- Information collected automatically
- Information collected from third parties
We may also obtain additional information about you from third parties such as social media partners (when you post on our social media page or message us through a social media platform).
3. Why do we collect your personal information?
The situations in which we will process your personal information are listed below:
To create an account for you.
To help us provide a more personalized service suited to meet your preferences.
To ensure that the Websites are presented in the most effective manner for you and your device.
To send you newsletters or catalogs or provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us, or which we feel may interest you.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us
To check the authenticity of applications.
To process transactions and refunds with you.
To interact with you and handle and respond to communications with you.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Websites and service when you choose to do so.
To promote customer interactions, activities, and engagement.
To notify you about changes to our services or products.
To contact you and to update you in respect of any partially complete or incomplete orders you have made.
To carry out your requests in respect of any Wish List you may create.
To operate competitions on the Websites and communicate with entrants.
To obtain and analyze your feedback as part of customer surveys.
To analyze customer behavior and purchases within the Websites and improve the quality and relevance of our Websites to our visitors.
To facilitate the improvement and optimization of our services to you.
To store information about your preferences to allow us to customize our site and newsletters according to your individual interests.
To monitor delivery and viewing of our newsletters to facilitate the improvement and optimization of the delivery of the newsletter to you.
To handle any disputes which we may have with you.
To detect and/or prevent illegal or undesirable activities within the Websites.
To comply with applicable legal, data retention or reporting obligations.
Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it, such as: (i) for the purpose of performing a contract with you, (ii) where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your rights, iii) where we have your consent to do so, or (iv) where we have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you. If we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate interests (or those of any third party), this interest will normally be for our legitimate commercial interest, to operate the Websites and make these available to you as necessary to provide our products and services to you, for interacting with you, responding to your queries and maintaining good customer relations, for monitoring our communications with you, analyzing customer behavior and purchases, undertaking and optimizing marketing and contacting you in respect of incomplete orders, operating our Wish List and digital voucher services, obtaining customer feedback, handling disputes, staff development and for the purposes of detecting or preventing illegal or undesirable activities. We may have other legitimate interests and if appropriate we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are. If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us (section 15)
4. What if you fail to provide personal information?
If you fail to provide certain information when requested we may not be able to perform any contract we have entered into with you, or we may be prevented from complying with our legal obligations. We will not be able to complete any orders you might have placed.
5. What if we want to use your information for a different purpose?
We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.
6. How secure is your information?
We will use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from an accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or access.
7. Who might we share your information with?
We may share your personal information in the situations detailed below:
We share your personal information with third parties who provide services to us. The following activities all involve the processing of personal information and are carried out by third party service providers: website hosting, website optimization and analytics, edge caching services, payment processing, delivery, monitoring and optimization of checkout reminder emails and marketing materials, customer survey services, hosting and maintenance of customer services case management platform, maintenance of call recording system, hosting and maintenance of social media platforms, document and information collaboration and sharing, IT services. Further details in respect of our third party service providers are available on request. Please contact us (section 15) for further information. We take steps to ensure that service providers who process personal information take appropriate security measures to protect your personal information. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes in accordance with our instructions.
Iron Wind Metals
We may share your personal information with other entities in our group of companies for our internal business purposes, to provide our products and services to you, regular reporting activities on company performance, in the context of business reorganization or group restructuring, or for system maintenance support.
Sale or restructure
We may share your personal information in the context of the possible sale or restructuring of the business or assets of the business (or due diligence leading up to such a transaction), provided that we inform the buyer it must use your personal information only for the purposes disclosed in this notice. Law, legal rights and vital interests. We may also need to share your personal information with a law enforcement body, regulator, government agency, court, tribunal or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary (i) to comply with applicable law, (ii) to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights, or (iii) to protect your vital interests or those of any person.
We may share your personal information where you have specifically consented to such disclosure. This includes, for example, the publication of Wish Lists.
8. Do you transfer my information outside of the European Union?
We may transfer personal information collected within the European Economic Area (EEA) to jurisdictions outside of the EEA. For example, our Websites are hosted on servers within the United States of America, and our third party service providers operate around the world. We will only transfer your personal information outside the EEA if adequate protection measures are in place. To ensure that your personal information does receive an adequate level of protection outside the EEA we use the following protection measures:
Transferring to countries approved by the European Commission
Using model contractual clauses approved by the European Commission
Requiring companies we transfer information to in the United States to be signed up to the EU/US Privacy Shield Framework
Further details in respect of protective measures used outside of the EEA are available on request. Please contact us (section 15) for further information.
9. How long do we keep hold of your information?
We retain your information for as long as necessary for the purposes described above, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements under applicable law. When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information and are not required to retain it under applicable law, we endeavor to either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we endeavor to securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which it has been processed, and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements. In some circumstances, we may anonymize your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information for any purpose and without further notice to you.
10. What are your rights in connection with your personal information?
In certain circumstances, under applicable privacy laws, you may have the right to:
Request access to a copy of the personal information we hold about you
Request correction of any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you
Request erasure of information where there is no good reason for continued processing
Object to processing of your information where we are relying on a legitimate interest to process your information.
Where we are processing your information for a particular purpose based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
Request restriction to suspend our processing of your personal information.
Request transfer of your personal information to another party which you have provided to us.
Opt-out of marketing communications which we send you at any time.
If you want to exercise any of the rights available to you under applicable privacy laws, please contact us (section 15).
You will not have to pay a fee to exercise any of your rights, however, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances. Please note that we may need to request information from you to confirm your identity and establish your entitlement to these rights. If you are not satisfied with our processing of your personal information, you also have the right to make a complaint to the relevant supervisory authority.
If you are based in the European Union, please see here for the relevant contact details.
11. Information for California residents
The following paragraphs in this section provide details under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and apply solely to California residents. In this section, the term ‘personal information’ shall be as defined in the CCPA:
The following chart lists the categories of information we collect and the entities to whom we disclose such information:
Categories of information collected:
Identifiers (such as name, address, email address)
Commercial information (such as transaction data)
Financial data (such as credit card information) NOTE: Not stored within webstore, set to processor during checkout.
Internet or other network or device activity (such as browsing history)
General geo-location information (such as co-ordinates based on IP address)
Audio or visual information (such as call recordings)
Entities for sales or transfer of business or assets
Legally protected classifications (such as gender)
Categories of third parties to whom we disclose the information:
Entities for legal purposes
Entities for sales or transfer of business or assets
Other individuals, services, and partners at your request
We may obtain the information listed above from a variety of sources, including from:
Your social media accounts
Other individuals such as your friends or family
We may use the categories of information listed above for the purposes listed in “Why do we collect your personal information?” in Section 3 of this notice.
Please note that the CCPA sets forth certain obligations for businesses that “sell” personal information to third parties. Additionally, California customers may request, once per year, that we disclose the identity of any third parties with whom we have shared personal information for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes within the previous calendar year, along with the type of personal information disclosed. We do not engage in any such activity and have not engaged in such activity in the past twelve months.
Additional California privacy rights:
California law may permit you to request that we: provide you with the categories of personal information we have collected or disclosed about you in the last twelve months; the categories of sources of such information; the business or commercial purpose for collecting your personal information; and the categories of third parties with whom we shared personal information; provide access to and/or a copy of certain information we hold about you; delete certain information we have about you. Certain information may be exempt from such requests under applicable law. For example, we need certain types of
information so that we can provide the services to you and for compliance with applicable law. If you ask us to delete certain information, you may no longer be able to access or use the Services. For the fastest response to requests to exercise any of these rights, please contacting us (section 15). You will be required to verify your identity before we fulfil your request.
12. Information for Nevada Residents
Under Nevada law, certain Nevada consumers may opt-out of the sale of “personally identifiable information” for monetary consideration (as such terms are defined under Nevada law) to a person for that person to license or sell such information to additional persons. We do not engage in such activity; however, if you are a Nevada resident and you have purchased products from us, you may submit a request to opt-out of any potential future sales under Nevada law by contacting us (section 15). You will be required to verify your identity before we fulfill your request.
13. What we ask of you?
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please contact us (section 15) immediately and inform us of any changes to the personal information which we hold about you. If you provide us with information about another person (e.g. gift recipient), you confirm that you have informed them of our identity, the purposes for which their personal data will be processed, and that you have obtained their permission to such processing by us.
14. Change to this privacy notice
We may update this notice from time to time. When we update this notice, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes. We will obtain consent to any material changes if and where this is required by law.
You can see when this notice was last updated by checking the date displayed at the top of this notice.
15. Contact us
If you have any questions, complaints, or requests please make contact via the Supprt Form.
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