Data Protection Policy

PURPOSE
This policy about the treatment of personal data (the “privacy policy”) describes how Mericon AS (the “company”, “us”, “our”, “we”) collects and processes the information you provide to us or that we collect via the company’s website, www.mericon.no (the “site”).
The company is responsible for your personal information. All inquiries to the company must be made through the contact information listed under.
When you visit the site, we automatically collect information about you, e.g. about the type of browser you are using, what search terms you use on our website, your IP address and information about your computer to optimize conversion on your site, improving this and do targeted marketing.
When you sign up for our newsletter, send us an inquiry via our contact form or sign up for one of our events through registration forms, you agree that we can collect information about you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, food allergies and any other information we need to conduct meetings and activities.
We use the information that we collect relating to your registration for the newsletter to manage your registration, to offer you direct marketing, including to inform you about our services and provide you with other news and information that you have provided your own consent for that we have to send you.

WHAT IS THE BASIS FOR THE COLLECTION?
The collection of information, as mentioned above, is needed for that we can perform our interests in improving the features of the web site and build this and provide you with relevant information.
We just use the IP address to determine your geographic location, if we have received your own consent and the collection of information is necessary in order that we can fulfill our agreement with you. We collect only the information as mentioned above if you set your explicit consent.

THE USE OF DATA PROCESSORS
We use external companies, among other things, to perform the technical operation of the website, i.e. help our suppliers to make targeted marketing, including for retargeting, and the improvement of the web site as well as to your evaluation of our services. These companies are data processors and process data according to our instructions. We are responsible for the data. The data should not use the data for any purpose other than the execution of the contract with us.
One of these companies, Google Analytics data, v/Google Inc, is established in the United States. Appropriate protective measures for the transfer of information to the United States is secured through data manager’s certification under the EU-U.S. privacy shield. A copy of the certification can be found here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI

YOUR RIGHTS
To create transparency in the processing of your information, we must inform you as responsible about your data rights.

The right for insight

You have the right at any time to ask us about what information we have on file about you, what the purpose of the registration is, what categories of personal data, any recipients of information, as well as information about its origin.

You have the right to get a copy of the personal data we process about you. For the delivery of multiple copies, we will charge a fee of NOK 100.00 each. Would you like a copy of your personal data, please send a written request, together with the identification that you are the current (copy of passport/driver’s license etc.)

The right to correct

You have the right to correct errors in your personal information in our file about you. If you become aware that there are errors in the information we have on file about you, please send us a written request with the corrected information.

The right to delete

You have the right to get some or all your personal information deleted, i.e. if you withdraw your consent to our records. To the extent that the processing of your information is needed, i.e. to comply with our statutory obligations, we are not obligated to delete the personal data.

The right to limit treatment for storage

You have, in some cases, also the right to limited the handling of your personal data to only consist storage, e.g. if you believe that the information we process about you, is not correct.

The right to data mobility

You have the right to have your personal data in a structured and machine-readable format and the right to transfer this information when we collect your personal information in connection with:

      • that you are giving your consent to use the IP address to determine your geographic location
      • that you are giving your consent to the registration of the newsletter
      • that you are giving your consent to registration of activities and meetings

The right to objection

You have the right at any time for special reasons to oppose our treatment of your personal information that we collect for use to improve the functionality of the site and construction of these

You also have the right at any time to give an objection to our processing of your personal data that we process regarding direct marketing
If you object to this treatment, we no longer have the right to treat your personal information, unless we can show legitimate reasons to continue processing.

The right to revoke consent

You have the right, at any time revoke your consent to use the IP address to determine your geographic location, to sign up for our newsletter or sign up to our meetings and activities. If you revoke your consent we may still, in some cases, be entitled to continue the treatment, in this case, you will get information about it.

If you would like to withdraw your consent, please contact us at mericon@mericon.no .

The right to complain

You have the right to submit a complaint of our treatment of your personal data to the Data Protection Committee, PO box 8177 Dep, 0152 Oslo .

DELETION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you do not make use of our Web site for a period of 1 year, we will automatically delete the information that we have on file about you, if not the law requires it.
The information that we have collected regarding that you have given your consent that we may send you marketing by e-mail, SMS and post, we will delete if you withdraw your consent, unless we have the right to continue processing.
The information that we have collected regarding your subscription to the newsletter, we will delete if you send us a request about that. In all the newsletters you will have the ability to subcribe or unsubscribe. If a cancellation is made, we will automatically delete the data we have collected on you.

SECURITY
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures to be taken against that person information inadvertently or illegal destruction, disappear, change or deteriorate, as well as against that they are going to third-party knowledge or abused
Only employees who really need to get access to your personal information to perform the job, have access to these.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Mericon AS is responsible for the personal data collected via the website. If you have any questions or comments on this privacy policy, please contact us:
Mericon AS,
Papirkaia 8
3732 Skien
Tel: +47 35 90 85 40
Email: mericon@mericon.no

CHANGES IN THE PRIVACY
We have the right at any time to make changes in this privacy statement. If we make changes in the privacy policy, you will be informed about this on your next visit to the web site.
If you do not agree to the revised guidelines, you will not have the opportunity to continue using www.mericon.no.

Versions
This is version 1.0 of the company privacy policy dated 01.05.18