GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation
Europe's General Data Protection Regulation is a set of measures to enhance EU user privacy rights. By May 25th, 2018, GDPR will come into effect. Learn how Merit is getting ready.
What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation is a unified framework of data privacy rules, brought by the European Parliament.
It imposes strict regulations on how organizations operating in the EU collect, store and manage personal information.
How the GDPR expands your personal privacy
Get real-time notifications in case of a data breach.
Right to access
Confirm how your personal information is processed, where and for what purpose.
Right to be forgotten
Have all your personal information deleted from a service and stop further dissemination.
What data do we store and why?
We collect analytics to improve the site and your experience. All analytics are anonymized.
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When you register for an event, we store the form data so we can tailor the event to our audience.
When downloading, for example, a fact sheet, you need to enter information about you so we can get in touch with you.
How long do we store the data?
Analytics is stored for 26 months.
Event form data is stored 60 days after the event is done.
Downloads form data is stored for 60 days.
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