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SECURITY AND PRIVACY STATEMENT
 

What Personal Information We Collect

As set forth in more detail below, Merit Group ("meritusa.biz", "wildpins.com", "etradingpins.com", "themeritgroup.biz", "We", "Us", or "Our") collects personal information that you provide when using the the web site ("Site"). This information includes your first and last name, email address and a password when you create your account. We may ask you to confirm your personal information when you contact our Customer Service department. This will allow us to protect your confidentiality by verifying your identity.

We do not intentionally collect personal information about children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 18 but at least 13 years of age you may use this Site only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by our Terms of Use. Children under the age of 13 may not use this Site and parents or legal guardians may not agree to the Terms of Use on their behalf. If you do not agree to (or cannot comply with) any of the Terms of Use, do not use this Site.

Cookies and Other Computer Information

When you visit the site, you will be assigned a session "cookie" (a small text file) to be stored on your computer's hard drive. The purpose of the cookie is to maintain login credentials which allows you to edit or deactivate your information

You can choose to browse on the site without cookies, but without these identifier files you will not be able to take advantage of the advanced features. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

We also collect certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to our websites. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer's operating system, browser type and the address of a referring web site, if any. We collect this information to enhance the quality of your experience during your visit to this Site and will not sell or rent this information to any third parties.

Contacting Merit Group

We will use your address, email address, and/or phone number to respond to your questions, suggestions, and/or requests for assistance in using this Site.

If you wish to contact us directly, e-mail us at webmaster@themeritgroup.biz.

When and With Whom We Share Your Personal Information

We never sell or rent your personal information to any third parties under any circumstances. We will share personal customer information only with our agents, representatives, service providers, and contractors for limited purposes, including communicating to customers; providing customer service; enabling access to our partners' web sites; and preventing fraud.

Aside from the purposes described above, we will never share your personal information with any other third parties unless we have your express permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the disclosure is required to prevent harm or injury or to comply with valid legal processes (subpoenas, warrants) or as required by law.

How You Can Control the Use of Your Personal Information

You can modify or delete your personal information anytime through the interfaces on the website. If you wish do to so otherwise, e-mail your request to webmaster@themeritgroup.biz .

Do not share your account password with anyone. Other than on this Site, we will never ask you for your password.

How We Protect the Security of Your Personal Information

Ultimately, your personal information is protected by the password you created when you created an account with us (or another password you chose after changing a previous password). Please keep this password confidential. No Customer Service Associate or any other representative of our websites will ever ask you for your password. The confidentiality of your password is yours to protect. You may change it anytime by navigating to "Settings" on the menu bar. Enter and confirm your new password and click "Save".

More About Your Privacy

We realize that providing personal information about yourself and/or your organization with us, or any other web site, requires trust on your part. We value your trust very highly, and pledge to you that we will work to protect the security and privacy of any personal information you provide to us and that your personal information will only be used as set forth in this Policy. This includes your name, address, phone number, email address, and credit card information, in addition to any other personal information that can be linked to you, personally.

We do not and will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone. You have the right to control your personal information as you see fit.

If you have an account and you want to change, modify or delete any of your personal information, you can do so anytime by going to "Account Settings". Log in with your email address and password, and edit whatever personal information you wish.

We may provide links to certain third party web sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to activities conducted and personal information collected on this web site. Other web sites may have their own policies regarding privacy and security.

We will obtain your consent before allowing the download of any software from the Site, and will not automatically upload any software to your computer system.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 21, 2010. We reserve the right to change, modify or amend this policy at any time. Please check our Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Use of our websites implies that you consent to this Privacy Policy as stated.