Data Protection/Safety

Merito String Instruments Trust GmbH (Meritosit)
Information sheet in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Last revised: May 2018

This sheet provides you with information on the processing of your personal data and also your entitlements and rights. The content and scope of our data processing is based on the services requested by you or arranged together with you.

1. Data protection goals and legal requirements
The protection of personal data is an important matter for us. We therefore process the personal data of our clients, suppliers and business partners in line with current legislation for the protection of personal data and data security. We also adopt all necessary and suitable technical and organisational measures in order to protect your rights and liberties, and we check these measures on a regular basis.

2. Data protection officer
If you have any questions after reading this information, or if you would like to receive further details on the processing of your personal data or on exercising your rights, you can contact us at any time:

Merito String Instruments Trust GmbH
An der Hülben 4/6, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43/1/890 29 99
Fax: +43/1/890 29 98

3. Legal basis and purposes of processing
We process your personal data exclusively to the necessary extent, using the following legal basis:
Due to your consent in accordance with Article 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR: if you have consented to the processing of your personal data, we process this only in accordance with the purposes specified in the declaration of consent and according to the scope outlined there. Once granted, this consent can be revoked at any time with respect to future usage (for example, you can object to the processing of your personal data for marketing and advertising purposes if you do not wish your data to be processed in future).

4. Data categories for personal data
We process personal data that we receive from you in connection with our business relationship. In addition, we process reliable data that we have received from credit agencies and publically accessible sources (e.g. commercial register, register of associations, land register, media).
This personal data includes your particulars (name, address, contact data, date and place of birth, nationality, etc.) and identification data (e.g. identity card data). It can also include assignment data (e.g. payment orders), data from the fulfilment of our contractual obligation (e.g. sales data), advertising and distribution data, documentation data (e.g. written records from consultations), register data, image and sound data (e.g. video and telephone recordings), results of processing and also data for the fulfilment of legal and regulatory requirements.

5. Data protection rights
In accordance with the GDPR specifications, you have the right to access information on your data as stored by us, and also request rectification, erasure and restriction of the processing of your data at any time. You also have the right to object against processing and also the right to data portability. With regard to the exercising of your data protection rights and/or if you are of the opinion that we have violated data protection legislation in connection with the processing of your data, we request that you contact us at the address specified above. Complaints can also be sent to the Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wickenburggasse 8-10, 1080 Vienna, Austria (