Merlin Industries, Inc. appreciates your visit to this web site (merlinindustries.com) and your interest in our services and products. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. We take care to protect any personal data collected, processed and used during visits to the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website.
If you do not agree to this Policy, do not proceed to additional web pages of the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website.
This Policy may be updated from time to time without notice. We therefore ask you to consult it on a regular basis. The last line of the Policy below indicates the date of its last update.
What is the purpose and the scope of this Policy?
Merlin Industries, Inc. is committed to safeguarding the personal information that we collect from individuals who use the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website. Accordingly, Merlin Industries, Inc. has developed this Policy to describe how and what type of data will be collected from users of the Merlin Industries, Inc. s Website and the purposes for which Merlin Industries, Inc. may collect, share or disclose that data. Merlin Industries, Inc. s also outlines reasonable precautions which should be taken to keep your data secure.
This Policy applies to any information obtained by Merlin Industries, Inc. through your use of the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website. It is not applicable to any Internet websites controlled by third parties not affiliated with Merlin Industries, Inc. that the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website may link to Third Party Sites. Please review the privacy statements of Third Party Sites as Merlin Industries, Inc. s is not responsible for and has no influence over the content or privacy practices of Third Party Sites.
The terms of this Policy are subject to any additional terms of disclaimers or other contractual terms you have entered into with Merlin Industries, Inc. such as client privacy statements or notices, and any applicable mandatory laws and regulations.
What information do we collect from you and for what purpose?
When you visit the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website, our web server automatically records details about your visit (for example, your IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the type of browser software used, the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website pages that you actually visit including the date and the duration of your visit).
In addition, we collect personal data which you provide through the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website, for example when you enter personal details (e.g. name, gender, address, e-mail address, phone/fax number) on a contact form or if you sign up for an email newsletter.
Merlin Industries, Inc. will use your personal data:
● for the purposes of technical administration and research & development of the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website;
● for customer and user administration and marketing; and
● to inform you about our services and products.
Merlin Industries, Inc. respects all applicable federal and state laws and regulations in its use of personal data.
How do we collect and store information from you?
Merlin Industries, Inc. uses tracking technology such as cookies or tags to gather information as outlined above (see: “What information do we collect from you and for what purpose?”) to understand how visitors use the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website.
Tracking technology helps us manage and improve the usability of the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website, for example by detecting whether there has been any contact between your computer and us in the past and to identify the most popular sections of the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website.
In many cases you can also control tracking technologies using your browser. Please ensure that your browser setting reflects whether you wish to be warned about and/or accept tracking technologies (such as cookies) where possible. The specific capabilities of your browser and instructions on how to use them can usually be found in the manual or help file of your browser.
Refusing, disabling or deactivating of tracking technologies may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website or parts of the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website may no longer function correctly.
To whom do we disclose your information collected from the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website?
Merlin Industries, Inc. may disclose your information to its affiliates , agents or third party providers inside or outside your country of residence to perform services for Merlin Industries, Inc. and for the purposes stated above. Our affiliates, agents and third party providers who have access to personal data obtained through the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website are obliged to respect your privacy.
When transferring personal data internationally we make sure to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, for example, by entering into agreements which will ensure that the recipients of your information maintain an adequate level of data protection.
We may also disclose your information to governmental agencies or entities, regulatory authorities, or other persons in line with any applicable law, regulations, court order or official request, or under any and for the purposes of any guidelines issued by regulatory or other authorities, or similar processes as either required or permitted by applicable law.
What security measures have we implemented to protect your information collected through the Merlin Industries, Inc. s Website?
Merlin Industries, Inc. has implemented reasonable technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data collected by Merlin Industries, Inc. via the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website against unauthorized access, misuse, loss or destruction.
How do we treat electronic messages sent to and from Merlin Industries, Inc.?
All electronic messages sent to and from Merlin Industries, Inc. are automatically retained in a distinct journaling system which preserves the evidential weight of the e-mails. They are protected by reasonable technical and organizational measures and may only be accessed in justified cases in line with applicable laws and regulations (e.g. court order, suspicion of criminal conduct, violation of regulatory obligations, material breach of employment contract) to specific persons in defined functions (e.g. Legal, Compliance, Risk). Every step of the process, as well as the search criteria used, are logged in an audit trail. All emails are disposed of after the applicable retention period has expired.
What should you consider when sending data over the Internet?
The Internet is generally not regarded as a secure environment, and information sent via the Internet (such as to or from the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website or via electronic message) may be accessed by unauthorized third parties, potentially leading to disclosures, changes in content or technical failures. Even if both sender and receiver are located in the same country, information sent via the Internet may be transmitted across international borders and be forwarded to a country with a lower data protection level than exists in your country of residence.
Please note that we accept no responsibility or liability for the security of your information whilst in transit over the Internet to Merlin Industries, Inc.. In order to protect your privacy we would like to remind you that you may choose another means of communication with Merlin Industries, Inc., where you deem it appropriate.
How do we deal with information from individuals under the age of 18?
The Merlin Industries, Inc. Website does not seek to collect personal data from individuals under the age of 18. Individuals under the age of 18 should receive permission from their parent or legal guardian before providing any personal data to Merlin Industries, Inc. on the Merlin Industries, Inc. Website.
How can you access or review your personal data?
You may, where permitted by applicable law or regulation:
● check whether we hold your personal data,
● ask us to provide you with a copy of your personal data, or
● require us to correct any of your personal data that is inaccurate.
Updated December 2022