CH·IV International, CH·IV Cryogenics, and CH·IV Corporation know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and that you want to know that it is safe to give that information to us through our website. Our Privacy Policy describes in detail what we collect from you and how it is used by CH·IV International, CH·IV Cryogenics, and CH·IV Corporation. This Privacy Policy is effective on October 27, 2003, for all users. By visiting this website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree please do not use or access our site.

Information We Collect

You can browse the site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. If you choose to use our on-line form, we will require you to provide contact and identity information, billing information, shipping information and other personal information as indicated on the form. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature.


Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use this site and are not permitted to submit any personal information to us.

Our Use of Your Information

CH·IV's use of your information is for the express purpose of filling your order.

Our Disclosure of Your Information

Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only as described below.

Agents: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, and processing credit card payments. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

Protection of and Others: We release personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law or protect the rights, property, or safety of, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Obviously, however, this does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy Policy.

With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.


We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We do not reveal any part of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.

Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Maryland. If you have any concern about privacy at, please send us a thorough description to or call us at 410-691-9640, and we will try to resolve it.

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on the site. All amended terms shall automatically be effective 30 days after they are initially posted on the site.