Mercury is providing this Privacy Statement to inform you of our policies and procedures for collecting and processing information that you submit on Mercury web site(s). Mercury respects your privacy and is committed to protecting any personal information that you share with us. Generally, you can browse through our web site(s) without providing any personal information. Mercury does not collect personal information on its web site(s) unless you choose to provide it. When you do decide to provide us with your personal information, this Privacy Statement describes how we collect, use and safeguard your personal information.

Information Collection

Personal information means any information which can be used to identify an individual or an entity, including name, address (including email address), contact information, title, occupation, industry and other data necessary to provide services or access to resources that you have requested. Mercury does not collect personal information when you visit our web site(s), unless you elect to provide it. We do collect certain other information, including Internet Protocol addresses and domain names, the web browser and operating system used to access our web site(s), the files visited and time spent in each file, and time and date of visit. Mercury does use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the web site(s). You may elect not to accept cookies by changing the designated settings on your web browser, however, not utilizing cookies may prevent you from using certain functions and features of web site(s). Mercury uses the information collected from the use of cookies to improve its web site(s).

Mercury collects personal information when you register to access publications and other materials or you request more information about our services. This collection of personal information is transparent and requires that you provide and submit any information that we retain. Moreover, Mercury only uses the personal information so collected in accordance with this Privacy Statement and applicable laws.

Our web site(s) use Google Analytics to collect data about traffic via Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, in addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation. Our web site(s) does not facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google advertising product or feature. You may opt-out of Google Analytics Advertising Features through Google’s Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means in your web browser or device settings.

Use of Information

Mercury will only use the personal information you provide to us for the purpose for which it was provided, unless we receive your consent. In addition, Mercury uses personal information as well as other information collected from its web site(s) to fulfill your requests for information regarding our services, to keep you up to date on the latest service offerings, to better understand your needs and provide you with improved service and to personalize your experience on our web site(s). Mercury will not transfer, share, or sell your personal information to third parties.


Mercury protects your personal information by individualized, encrypted password access. We protect the security of your personal information through physical, electronic and administrative procedures. While we take all reasonable steps to safeguard your data, we cannot assure the security of the information you transmit to us and encourage you to take every appropriate act to protect your personal data while on the Internet.

Changes and Questions

This Privacy Statement is dated as of June 14, 2016. Mercury reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or the collection and use of your personal information, please contact us.