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Privacy Statement

Information on the Collection of Personal Data and Provider Identification

Meridian Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (hereinafter also referred to as “Meridian“) takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and adheres to the statutory provisions and in particular also the regulations of data protection law.

Controller

Meridian is the controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Please find more information about us in our imprint. You may reach our contact person for data protection issues under info@meridian-deutschland.com.

General Information

The following statement will provide you with an overview of what type of personal data are collected in connection with our website for what purpose and on what legal basis. Personal data are all data relating to you personally, e.g. name, address, email address, user conduct. In addition, we will inform you on your rights towards us as the controller.

Data Processing on this Website

During the mere informational use of this website, Meridian will automatically collect and store information in the server log files your browser transmits to us. These data are technically necessary for us in order to show you this website and to guarantee stability and security (the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR):

IP-Address

Date and time of the request

Time zone difference with reference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Content of the request (concrete page)

Access status/HTTP status code

Respective data volume transferred

Website from which the request originates

Browser, including language and version of browser software

Operating system and its interface

Meridian will not attribute these data to specific persons and there will not be any merger of these data with other data sources.

Moreover, we will delete the aforementioned data after they have been used for the above-mentioned purposes (system security and administration).

Cookies

Furthermore, cookies will be stored on your computer when you use the website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you use, and with which the provider of the cookie (in this case us) receives particular information. Cookies cannot execute programmes or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to render the internet services more user-friendly and more effective as a whole.

We only use session cookies to operate our website. These cookies store a so-called session-ID with which various requests of your browser can be assigned to the joint session. As a result, your computer can be recognized when you return to the website. The session cookies will be deleted when you close the browser.

You may also prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser software accordingly. If you refuse the use of Cookies, we point out that you might not be able to use this website to the full extent.

Contact Form

You have the option to contact us via the contact form on your website. In order to process your request, it is required that you indicate a valid email address. In addition, we will store your IP address as well as the time of your request. This is to prevent abuse. The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If you are contacting us with the intention of entering into a contract with Meridian or making use of our brokering activities, Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. b will additionally apply as the legal basis. Further mandatory information include your full name as well as your telephone number. You will give your express consent to such processing within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit. a GDPR by clicking a tick-box. You may withdraw this consent at any time with effect for the future. Once your request has been dealt with, our server will delete the data in accordance with data protection laws.

Your Rights

You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to the personal data concerning you:

Right to information,

Right to rectification or erasure,

Right to restriction of processing,

Right to object to processing,

Right to data portability.

In order to assert these rights, please contact our data protection officer Cordula Niemann-Valerius under cniemann@meridian-deutschland.com. As a matter of principle, the exercise of your rights is free of charge for you.

Moreover, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority on our processing of your personal data.