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The content, material, and links provided herein are provided by Merk as a convenience. Merk does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the content, materials, links, and other items contained on this site or any other site. They make no representation about the suitability of this documentation for any purpose. It is provided as is without express or implied warranty.

Merk Investments LLC may modify these terms of use at any time without prior notice. This web site is owned and operated by Merk Investments LLC.

Investment Disclosure

Content on this site was prepared by Merk Investments LLC, and reflects the opinion of the authors at the time of publication. It is based upon sources and data believed to be accurate and reliable. Merk Investments LLC makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the products mentioned. Opinions and forward-looking statements expressed are subject to change without notice. This information does not constitute investment advice and is not intended as an endorsement of any specific investment. The information contained herein is general in nature and is provided solely for educational and informational purposes. The information provided does not constitute legal, financial or tax advice. You should obtain advice specific to your circumstances from your own legal, financial and tax advisors. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Use of Hyperlinks

You may not link to the Merkinvestments web site unless you accept and comply with the Merkinvestments linking conditions referenced below:

  • The link may not falsely represent or suggest any relationship between Merk Investments and the linking site
  • The link may not portray any Merk Investments information in a false, misleading, derogatory or offensive manor
  • The link may not alter the integrity or layout of the Merk Investments web site
  • Links from the Merk Investments web site are maintained by independent third parties and are not affiliated with Merk Investments. Merk Investments is not responsible for the accuracy or timeliness of the information provided on third party web sites.

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  • Merk Investments does not make any express or implied warranties about the use of the Merkinvestments web site.
  • The Merkinvestments web site is made available as is and is subject to change at any time.
  • Merk Investments does not warrant that the web site will be uninterrupted, secure or error free.
  • To the full extent permitted under applicable law, Merk Investments expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind with respect to this web site and any products or services available on or through the web site, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, suitabililty and non-infringement.
  • Merk Investments does not warrant the information on the web site will meet your needs or requirements.
  • Any content or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Merkfunds web site is done at your own discretion and risk.
  • You agree that Merk Investments shall not be responsible or liable for any damages caused by theft, unauthorized access, systems failure, communication line failure, or other occurrences beyond the control of Merk Investments.


  • As a condition of using the Merkinvestments web site, you agree to indemnify and hold Merk Investments harmless from and against any claims, losses, liability, costs and expenses, including attorney fees, arising from you use of the Merkinvestments web site.

Governing Law

  • The terms of these policies are governed by the laws of the state of California.


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