1. Application of this Policy

1.1 MERGE4 Mfg, Inc. (“MERGE4” or “we”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This Privacy Policy describes the information practices of MERGE4, what information we may gather through our website (“Website”) and how this information may be used. Your use of our service (as defined in the Terms of Use) and/or your submission of any information to us indicates that you have read, understand and agree to our Privacy Policy.

1.1 This policy applies to information we collect on or through this Website. It does not apply to information collected by:

  • a) offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by third parties; or
  • b) any third party including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website. When you access a third party website (such as a social networking website), we are not responsible for the privacy practices of that site or the relevant third party. You should review the privacy policies of each website you visit and each social networking service you use (including understanding how you can change your privacy settings with those services).


2. Children Under the Age of 13.

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 or knowingly allow such persons to log in the website. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us using the details specified in the “Contact Information” section below and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children never to provide personal information on this Website without their permission.


3. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

The information collected is primarily to provide users with a personalized Internet experience that delivers information, services, and resources that are most relevant and helpful to users of the Website. Information that users provide are not shared with others, unless otherwise specified in this Privacy Policy, or when the law requires us to provide it.

3.1 We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • a) through which you may be personally identified, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, (“personal information”);
  • b) that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as your IP address, some types of profile information and content that you post on the Website; and/or
  • c) about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.

3.2 We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us and/or automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other analytics/tracking technologies.


4. Information You Provide to Us.

4.1 The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • a) information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website or placing an order with our Website;
  • b) information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us;
  • c) records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us such as when you report a problem with our Website or other products or services.
  • d) details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website.
  • e) your search queries on the Website.

4.2 You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.


5. Analytics data, Cookies and Other Technologies.

5.1 As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

  • a) details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website;
  • b) information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.
  • c) other information obtained through third party analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Needle and Chartbeat.

5.2 We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).

5.3 The information we collect automatically is statistical data and may include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • a) estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
  • b) store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • c) speed up your searches and access to our website; and
  • d) recognize you when you return to our Website.

5.4 The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • a) Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. For example, if we use Google Analytics, the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate your use of the Website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for us. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  • b) Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).


6. Third-party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies.

6.1 Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers and application providers. These third parties may use cookies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services -. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

6.2 We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

6.3If you wish to disable cookies from this site, you can do so using your browser. You should understand that some features of many sites may not function properly if you don't accept cookies. For more information about using browsers to manage cookies, please see All About Cookies. You can also refuse to accept Flash cookies from the Website using Adobe's Flash management tools. You can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ad Settings.
By visiting the Website, you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


7. How We Use Your Information

7.1 We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • a) to present our Website and its contents to you;
  • b) to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us;
  • c) to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
  • d) to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • e) to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it;
  • f) in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
  • g) for any other purpose with your consent.

7.2 We may also use your information to contact you about our goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please adjust your user preferences in your account profile.


8. Disclosure of Your Information

8.1We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

8.2 We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • a) to contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business;
  • b) to any buyer or other successor of Merge4, such as in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Merge4’s assets, in which personal information held by Merge4 about our Website users is among the assets transferred;
  • c) for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
  • d) and with your consent.

8.3 We may also disclose your personal information:

  • a) to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
  • b) to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms of sale including for billing and collection purposes;
  • c) if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Merge4, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


9. Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • a) Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this Website may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • b) Promotional Offers from Merge4. If you do not wish to have your e-mail address used by Merge4 to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by logging into the Website and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an e-mail stating your request to the address specified in the “Contact Information” section below. If we have sent you a promotional e-mail, you may send us a return e-mail asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions.


10. Accessing and Correcting Your Information

10.1 You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account dashboard page.

10.2 You may also send us an e-mail using the contact details found in the “Contact Information” section below to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

10.3 If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Contributions, is governed by our terms of use


11. Your California Privacy Rights

11.1 Accessing your Information
If you reside in the State of California, California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to or write us at: PO Box 1807 Soquel, CA 95073.

11.2 Do Not Track Disclosure
While our Website currently does respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals, we do offer our visitors choices to manage their preferences that are provided in the previous sections above. And as described above with regards to our use of cookies, you may set your browser not to accept cookies, however this may limit the functionality of the Website. Some third party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such sites, your web browser may allow you to set the DNT signal so that third parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not want to be tracked.


12. Data Security

12.1 We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

12.2 The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like product reviews. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

12.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.


13. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

MERGE4 regularly reviews its compliance with the Privacy Policy. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. If we make significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, or to the Privacy Policy, we will provide notice to you via email or by some other means. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes. Please review the changes carefully. If you agree to the changes, simply continue to use our Website. If you don’t agree to any of the changes, you should stop using our Website. Unless stated otherwise, our current policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account. Using the Website after a notice of changes has been communicated to you or published on our Website will mean that you have consented to the changed terms or practices.


14. Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

PO Box 1807

Soquel, CA 95073

Phone: (831) 239-5566
Email address:


15. Governing Law

The Site is published in the United States. We attempt to comply with local data protection and consumer rights laws to the extent they may apply to our services. If you are uncertain whether this Privacy Policy conflicts with the applicable local privacy laws where you are located, you should not use the Site or its Services.


16. Text Marketing and Notifications

Text Marketing and notifications: By entering your phone number in the checkout and initializing a purchase, subscribing via our subscription form or a keyword, you agree that we may send you text notifications (for your order, including abandoned cart reminders) and text marketing offers. Text marketing messages will not exceed 30 a month. You acknowledge that consent is not a condition for any purchase. If you wish to unsubscribe from receiving text marketing messages and notifications reply.

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