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Privacy Policy

Merk Investments LLC is committed in safeguarding its clients nonpublic personal information. This policy describes how we handle and protect personal information.


Merk Investments LLC is committed to protecting the privacy of any information that we obtain through this Web site. The Privacy Policy set forth below is intended to inform you of how we honor this commitment and seeks to explain the ways that we may collect, use or disclose your personal and non-personal information when you visit this Web site. By visiting this Web site you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. Merk Investments LLC urges you to read this Privacy Policy in its entirety as it impacts upon certain of your rights on using this Web site. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PROVISIONS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND DO NOT CHOOSE TO ACCEPT SUCH PROVISIONS, INCLUDING ANY CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY THAT MAY BE MADE IN THE FUTURE, THEN YOU SHOULD NOT USE THIS WEB SITE.

Merk Investments LLC reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Privacy Policy on this Web site. You should review this Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of such modifications. By use of this Web site you agree that your continued use of this Web site following the posting of any modified terms shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any modifications posted by Merk Investments, LLC, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of this Web site.

Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

When you visit and use this Web site, information is collected from you automatically through the use of “cookies.” Cookies are small data files that contain a unique identification number stored on your computer. This information helps us to customize the delivery of our Web site content and makes the site more useful to our visitors. The information collected through cookies may be stored for a period of time that lasts longer than the duration of the visit to this Web site. We may also utilize third party cookies on our Web site.

The use of cookies is common on the Internet and many Web browsers are initially configured to accept cookies automatically. If you would prefer not to accept cookies, you can set your Web browser to notify you when your computer is receiving a cookie, manage the types of cookies accepted or to refuse cookies automatically. To readjust your Web browser’s cookie options, please refer to the instruction documentation of your particular browser, or seek online assistance.

When you fill-in an online form on this site, you may be asked to provide your name, email, company affiliation, whether you are an investor in Merk Funds, whether you subscribe to any of Merk's services and/or whether you are a professional investor. You may also be asked about where you reside. You may also be asked to provide additional information for specific services you are requesting.

Other than the collection of information as described above, we will not collect personal information about you when you visit our Web site, unless you choose to directly provide such information to us through a online or offline form or via email. We will use this personal information to process your request and, when applicable, respond to you. By contacting us in this manner, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information for purposes of responding to your request. We will not sell, rent, give or otherwise disclose your personal information to anyone outside of Merk Investments LLC or its agents and representatives in their capacity as such, without your consent, unless required to fulfill the service requested or to do so in accordance with law, regulation or legal process. To the extent you are subscribed to receive emails from us, you may unsubscribe from those emails at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the respective email. If you are subscribed to multiple services from Merk, you may have to unsubscribe from those services individually; you may contact us.


We will use our reasonable efforts to protect all personal information we receive online with appropriate safeguards and security measures. However, the Internet is not a secure medium and neither the privacy of your communications, nor visits to this Web site, can be ensured. Accordingly, by visiting this Web site, you acknowledge and agree that Merk Investments LLC does not guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and that you do so at your own risk.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, would like information on what information we have on file for you or ask us to manually remove information we have on file for you, please contact us at

Privacy Policy for Merk Mutual Funds

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