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Privacy Policy
Your privacy is important to us

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) provides consumers who are California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information.  Our privacy policy describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights, including your right of access, your right of deletion, your right to non-discrimination, the categories of personally identifiable information we have collected over the past 12 months, our sources for collection of personal information, our purposes for collecting that information, and personal information we have disclosed for business purposes. Protecting your privacy is important to us. We hope the following statement will help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us on our site.

Our Commitment to Privacy. This notice describes our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy is designed to advise you about how we collect, use, and protect the personal information you provide.

RIGHT OF ACCESS

You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months.  You have the right to request access for free, twice per year.  We will need to collect information to verify your identity.  Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you:

RIGHT TO DELETION

You have the right to request that we delete personal information. This right does not apply where we need to retain the personal information in order to:

NON-DISCRIMINATION

We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights.  Unless permitted by the CCPA or other laws, we will not:

However, we may offer you certain financial incentives permitted by the CCPA that can result in different prices, rates, or quality levels.  Any CCPA-permitted financial incentive we offer will reasonably relate to your personal information’s value and contain written terms that describe the program’s material aspects.  Participation in a financial incentive program requires your prior opt-in consent, which you may revoke at any time.

CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BE COLLECTED

We collect or may collect personal information about you.  Personal information means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you or your household.  Personal information includes, but is not limited to, the following if it identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could be reasonably linked, directly or indirectly, with you or your household:

(A) Identifiers such as a real name, alias, your signature, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, internet protocol address, physical characteristics or description, physical address, telephone number, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, state identification card number, passport number, insurance policy number, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information, or other similar identifiers.

(B) Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law.

(C) Commercial information, including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.

(E) Biometric information.

(E) Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding your interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement.

(F) Geolocation data.

(G) Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.

(H) Professional or employment-related information.

(I) Education information, defined as information that is not publicly available personally identifiable information as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99).

(J) Inferences drawn from any of the information identified above to create a profile about you reflecting your preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.

Personal information does not include publicly available information.

SOURCES OF CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect personal information from various sources including you submitting the information on our website or via telephone, third parties from whom we receive the information, or through the use of cookies.

PURPOSES FOR USING CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect personal information for administering our business activities and providing customer service. Occasionally we may use the information to notify you about changes to our website, new services, or special offers.

CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION DISCLOSED FOR A BUSINESS PURPOSE

Merriam Vineyards does not disclose personal information for business purposes.

CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION SOLD

Merriam Vineyards does not sell personal information.

METHODS WE USE TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

We use security software to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. In addition, our business practices are reviewed periodically for compliance with policies and procedures governing the security and confidentiality of our information. Our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons.

ONLINE TRACKING

We honor your browser’s “Do Not Track” signal.

CHILDREN

This website does not provide services or sell products to children under the age of 21.

INFORMATION YOU TAKE FROM OUR SITE

Any information that you download from our site is for private use, it is not to be reproduced for use in public unless otherwise consented to by Merriam Vineyards.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

We may provide links to other websites or direct you to other websites not owned or controlled by us that we think might be useful or of interest to you. We are not, however, responsible for the privacy practices used by other website owners or the content or accuracy contained on other websites. Links to websites do not constitute or imply endorsement by us of those websites, any products or services described therein, or any other material contained therein. You may visit those websites directly for their individual privacy policies.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This Privacy Policy is effective as of October 1, 2021.  We will update this Privacy Policy every 12 months, as required by law.