The security and privacy of your personal information are very important to the Lionel Operating Train Society (“LOTS”). Our policy is to allow users to access the information on our site anonymously. We do not collect, sell or provide any personally identifiable information regarding you or other users, unless you voluntarily provide that information to us for that purpose. We do not place cookies in your browser.

Should you elect to use our web site to process an order for products or services, apply for membership, register for events, enter contests, request materials, or inform our business office of a change of address, you will be required to provide LOTS with personal information. This information is viewed only by individuals employed by our business office and will not be divulged to any other person or entity except as necessary to process orders or requests for materials or information.

When you provide LOTS with personal information, we are committed to protecting it from loss, misuse, or unauthorized disclosure.  To this end, LOTS secures your personal information on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, which is protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When collecting sensitive data (such as credit card information) from you, we use encryption. If you provide LOTS with a credit card number, it is used solely to process payment for the products or services requested.

Our site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites that are linked to us. Remember that any information you voluntarily post on discussion boards or at other sites may be accessible by other users and is public information.

LOTS reserves the right to change its privacy policy as the need arises. You are encouraged to periodically review this statement to be informed of any such modifications.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or your dealings with our web site, please email us at


We do our best to make sure that the information on our site is accurate and up to date. We cannot, however, guarantee that all the information on the site is completely current.
The links from our web site to other sites are for convenience only and do not imply that we endorse or approve of those sites. We have no control over the content found on other sites and no warranty as to the accuracy or adequacy of any information found at such sites is made. Similarly we are not responsible for information found on or through our site which is generated by third parties. LOTS is not responsible for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage related to your use of the site, whether from errors or omissions in the content of our site or any other linked sites, from the site being down or from any other use of the site. Your use of this site is at your own risk.


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Unless otherwise stated, the material published within is owned by the Lionel Operating Train Society, Inc., an Ohio not-for-profit corporation, and is copyrighted by LOTS. No part may be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the specific written permission of LOTS.

This publication is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose and/or any warranty of non-infringement of intellectual property rights of others.

Any material contained herein could contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the material herein. These changes may be made at any time without notice.