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The contents of this site, including the trademarks, logos, drawings, data, product or company names, texts, images, etc. are protected by intellectual property rights and belong to ASCENDER (CHINA) COMPANY LIMITED or third parties.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
1.1 The information on the web site is of a general nature. The information is not adapted to personal or specific circumstances, and therefore it can’t be regarded as a personal, professional or legal advice to the user.
1.2 MEERA LIGHT makes great efforts to ensure that the information provided is complete, accurate, precise and updated. Despite these efforts, inaccuracies may occur in the information provided. If the information provided contains inaccuracies or if certain information on or through the site is unavailable, MEERA LIGHT will make the greatest effort to rectify this as quickly as possible.
1.3 However, MEERA LIGHT can’t be held liable for direct or indirect damage arising from the use of the information on this site. If you find inaccuracies in the information provided through the site, you can contact the site administrator.
1.4 The content of the site (including links) may be altered at any time without notice. MEERA LIGHT does not warrant the proper functioning of the website and may in no way be held liable for any malfunction or temporary availability of the website or for any form of direct or indirect damage that may arise from access to or use of the website.
1.5 MEERA LIGHT can not in any event be directly or indirectly liable for damages caused by the use of this site or any other, in particular as a result of links or hyperlinks, including, without limitation, of all losses, interruptions, programs or other data on the computer system, equipment, software or other of the user.
1.6 The website may contain hyperlinks to websites or third-party pages, or refer directly to it. Placing links to these websites or pages does not imply any implicit approval of its content.
1.7 MEERA LIGHT expressly states that it has no control over the content or other features of these websites and can’t be held liable for any content or its characteristics or for any other form of damage caused by its use.
2. Applicable law and competent courts.
Chinese law applies to this site. In the event of a dispute, only the courts of the arrondissement of Ningbo (China) are entitled.
The following statement explains how we collect information from you when you:
- use our products or services;
- download documents from us or subscribe for alerts or newsletters;
- attend our showroom, one of our events, or an event hosted at our premises;
- visit or register to use www.meeralight.com or any affiliated domains and our apps;
- are logging in to our WiFi
The following statement applies also on the collection and treatment of the personal data on existing clients and prospects.
1.2 The following statement applies to all companies and subsidiaries that belong to ASCENDER (CHINA) COMAPNY LIMITED as a group of undertakings.
1.3 We will process any personal information we collect about you in accordance with applicable data protection laws, and where required, we will maintain appropriate registrations as data controllers with the local regulatory bodies.
1.4 Your data controller will be: ASCENDER (CHINA) COMPANY LIMITED / E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Whilst your data controller may be a specific ASCENDER (CHINA) COMPANY LIMITED entity, your details may be held in our contact database which can be accessed and used by other entities in the ASCENDER (CHINA) COMPANY LIMITED, which may be located outside China. For more information on data sharing and transfers of data outside of China, please see section 5 below.
1.5 Effective Date: May 25, 2019
2. What personal information do we collect
2.1 "Personal Information" refers to information which does or is capable of identifying you as an individual. The types of Personal Information that we process will depend largely on the service you receive from us (and may also vary by country, and according to applicable law).
2.2 We collect and process the personal information you’re happy to share with us, by written (your reply on our contact form on the website, you handing over your business card at a convention, you subscribing to a MEERA LIGHT event, your registration whenever visiting our show room or when downloading the MEERA LIGHT app.
2.3 The following is an overview of the types of Personal Information which we process:
b) email address;
c) other personal contact details (including telephone number and postal address);
d) job title;
e) employer and/or principal;
f) corporate contact details (including business "direct dial" or office address);
g) your photograph (for instance, where you attend a MEERA LIGHT event);
h) We don’t process sensitive information.
2.5 Your use of the Website and related online services involves the automated collection of certain types of information, some of which may be considered Personal Information under applicable laws or in specific circumstances. This information includes:
a) IP address;
b) browser type & operating system.
c) Online behavior (visited website pages, downloaded information, use of our newsletters, …)
d) Off line behavior (presences on our events, received catalogues, meetings, visits wit one of our representatives, …)
2.7 We will only collect information that is necessary for us to provide you with the product or service that you have requested. The type of information that we may collect will depend upon the nature of that service or product.
3. How we will use your personal information
3.1. It will often be apparent from the context how we intend to use that Personal Information.
3.2 All processing of Personal Information which we undertake is justified by a "condition" for processing.
a) the processing is necessary to perform a contract or to take steps to enter into a contract;
b) the processing is necessary for us to comply with a relevant legal obligation; or
c) the processing is in our legitimate commercial interests, subject to your interests and fundamental rights.
3.3 The purposes for which we process your Personal Information are to:
a) Follow-up your application for our products and services;
b) Invite you to our events, conventions, product training, … ;
c) Contact you personally as part of a (potential) project;
d) Deliver you our catalogue;
e) Determine your lightning needs and to inform you upon the relevant products.
4. Protection of your personal information
4.1 We will hold your Personal Information securely whilst it is under our control, including where it is processed by third party service providers on our behalf. We train our employees in respect of their obligations under data protection laws, and we ensure that only our relevant employees, contractors and agents have access to your personal information.
4.2 We take the security of our physical premises, our servers and the Website seriously and we will take all appropriate technical measures using recognized security procedures and tools in accordance with good industry practice to protect your personal information across all of these platforms.
4.3 Whilst we use all reasonable endeavors to protect your security in the manner described above, we consider that it is only appropriate to advise you that data transmission over the Internet and the World Wide Web cannot always be guaranteed as 100% secure, and therefore that you use the Website at your own risk.
5. Disclosure of your personal information
5.1 We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
5.2 We do not disclose your personal information to third parties unless:
a) It appears from the contact details that you’re established in the sales region of another company/subsidiarie of our Group. We then will disclose your information to those affiliated companies under the same purposes as detailed in the present policy. All companies within our group of undertakings qualify as (joint) controller.
b) This is necessary for our services. Some of our databases are accessible to third parties that we contract for the provision of our goods and services, such as direct mailing companies, website hosting, physical security, marketing and market research. Where third party service providers receive your information we will remain responsible for the use of your Personal Information. We take appropriate steps to ensure that such third parties treat your Personal Information with the same consideration that we do.
c) We may from time to time be required to disclose your Personal Information to law enforcement bodies, regulators, agencies or third parties under a legal requirement or court order. We act responsibly and take account of your interests when responding to any such requests.
6. Cross-border transfers of your personal information
6.1 We are an international organization, with businesses both inside and outside of China. Third party service providers who handle data on our behalf may be based in locations around the world, and we may also be subject to scrutiny from courts or regulators in a number of different jurisdictions. For these reasons, your Personal Information may be transferred to other countries both inside and outside of China. As privacy laws in other countries may not be equivalent to those in your home country, we only make arrangements to transfer data overseas where we are satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect any information held in that country or that the service provider acts at all times in compliance with applicable privacy laws. Where required under applicable laws we will take measures to ensure that Personal Information handled in other countries will receive at least the same level of protection as it is given in your home country, for instance by entering into contracts incorporating the European Commission approved model contract clauses.
6.2 By providing us with your personal information, you expressly consent to our transferring your Personal Information to countries or jurisdictions which may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country, including without limitation countries or jurisdictions outside China.
7. Retention of your personal information
7.1 We apply a general rule of keeping your Personal Information for as long as required to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. However, in some circumstances we may retain Personal Information for longer periods of time, for instance where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, tax or accounting obligations.
7.2 In specific circumstances we may also retain your Personal Information for longer periods of time so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges.
7.3 We maintain a retention procedure which we apply to records in our care. In all cases, where your information is no longer required we will ensure it is disposed of in a secure manner and, where required by applicable law, we will notify you when such information has been disposed of.
8. Your rights
8.1 Subject to applicable law, you may have some or all of the following rights in respect of your personal information:
a) to obtain a copy of your personal information together with information about how and on what basis that Personal Information is processed;
b) to rectify inaccurate Personal Information (including the right to have incomplete Personal Information completed);
c) to erase your Personal Information (in limited circumstances, where it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed);
d) to restrict processing of your personal information where:
• the accuracy of the Personal Information is contested;
• the processing is unlawful but you object to the erasure of the Personal Information;
• we no longer require the Personal Information but it is still required for the establishment, exercise or defense of a legal claim
e) to challenge processing which we have justified on the basis of a legitimate interest (as opposed to your consent, or to perform a contract with you);
f) to prevent us from sending you direct marketing (opt-out)
g) to withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal information (where that processing is based on your consent);
h) In addition to the above, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
8.2 If you wish to investigate the exercising of any of these rights, please feel free to contact or e-mail us (email@example.com) with a request to view your details, or to have them amended or deleted. In order to ensure that it is indeed you submitting this request, we will ask you to forward a copy of your I.D. card with your request. (Do please blacken out your passport photo and I.D. card no. (etc.), in order to protect your data).
We will reply as soon as possible, in any case within 30 days.
1.1 Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit the MEERA LIGHT website. A cookie will usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come from, the "lifetime" of the cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.
1.3 Two types of cookies may be used on the MEERA LIGHT website - "session cookies" and "persistent cookies". Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the MEERA LIGHT website. A persistent cookie remains on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or "lifetime" of the specific cookie and your browser settings).
1.4 Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
1.5 If you disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your experience while on the MEERA LIGHT website, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of the MEERA LIGHT website or you may not receive personalised information when you visit our website. If you use different devices to view and access the MEERA LIGHT website (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet etc) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.
1.6 Session / temporary - These cookies are deleted from your device after you leave the website.
Permanent / persistent - These cookies are not deleted from your device after you leave the website. They remain on your device for a longer period of time.
If you have any questions about this disclaimer, please contact us.
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