Meridian Linguistics Ltd.

Privacy Notice

Document Name Meridian_Privacy_Notice_v0.1
Author: Stephen Purdie
Classification: C1: Public
Date: 13th May 2018
Version: 0.2

INTRODUCTION

We, MERIDIAN LINGUISTICS LTD (hereinafter “MERIDIAN LINGUISTICS LTD”), regard the protection and the confidentiality of your data as very important. We collect and use your personal data in accordance with the relevant provisions of European data protection legislation. In this Privacy Policy, we would like to tell you which personal data we collect and what we use it for.

Below, MERIDIAN LINGUISTICS LTD tells you about the type and extent of and the purposes for which personal data are collected and used. You can call up this information on our website anytime.

CONTROLLER

The controller within the meaning of General Data Protection Regulation is:

Meridian Linguistics Ltd.

25/F, Workington Tower78 Bonham Strand
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

If you have any questions or concerns about data protection, you are welcome to also contact us by email at this address: privacy@meridianlinguistics.com

SUBJECT OF DATA PROTECTION

The subject of data protection is personal data. According to Section 3, Subsection 1 of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), these are individual details on personal or objective circumstances of a certain person or certain persons. These include details such as your name, your postal address, your email address, your telephone number or, where appropriate, even used data.

COLLECTION AND USE OF DATA

Automated Data Collection

When you access MERIDIAN LINGUISTICS LTD websites, your internet browser automatically transmits data for technical reasons. The following data are stored:

  • your public IP address
  • your date and time of access,
  • your browser-type and version,
  • the operating system you use,
  • the URL of the web page that you have previously visited,
  • the quantity of data transmitted.

For technical reasons this data is stored and is not assigned to any identifiable person at any time.

Data Entered by Users and other data submitted when purchasing our products or services

You can download and use our products for the purpose of evaluation after registering with your email address. During the registration process, you may opt in on receiving our email newsletter. For more information see the Newslettersection.

If you decide to buy one of our products, you can unlock the trial version after purchasing a license key on our website. In the purchase process, you will create a permanent user account on our website by entering your email address, a user-defined password, and personal information required to complete the purchase (your full name, billing address, and phone number). The account email address and password will be used by our products to unlock the trial limitations once you have successfully purchased a license.

During activation of trial versions and authorizing of full licenses as well as upon installation of updates, a time-stamped digital fingerprint of your hardware configuration (MAC addresses, processor ID, hard disk IDs, hashed machine name, amount of RAM installed) will be taken and stored in MERIDIAN LINGUISTICS LTDs registration database. The purpose of fingerprint and time stamp is to protect our products against piracy and to prevent illegal duplication of our products.

Transfer of Data

We will not transfer your data to third parties as a matter of course without letting you know in advance or asking for your prior permission. We may only transfer your data to third parties without informing you separately beforehand in the following exceptional cases as exp