PRIVACY POLICY

1. Introduction

1.1 Meridia Capital Partners SGEIC, S.A. (hereinafter “Meridia”) is a Spanish public limited company (sociedad anónima), with registered office in Barcelona (Spain), at Avenida Diagonal, 640, 5th Floor (08017), registered at the Commercial Registry of Barcelona in page B-329676 and at the official registry of the Spanish Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) as of 15th January 2016 under registration number 112, and with tax identification number A-64214240. You may contact Meridia at any time sending an e-mail to info@meridiacapital.com.

1.2 Through our website www.meridiacapital.com (hereinafter the “Site”) we make accessible to the public news, information and events organized by Meridia, as well as certain corporate information for our partners and investors.

1.3 The Privacy Policy set out below applies to all the services on this Site, to any pages and services with which this Site may be extended in the future, to the processing of personal data in the course of the execution of a contractual relationship and to the direct marketing that Meridia can address to you (provided you have requested them).

1.4 By your acceptance to the Privacy Policy, you expressly accept all of the conditions included in this Privacy Policy.

1.5 Visiting our Site does not imply any obligation to provide any type of information. Protecting your privacy is of utmost importance to us. Should you provide any personal information via the Site, the data collected via the Site will be used in the manner, for the purpose and subject to the restrictions and rights set forth in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), hereinafter, GDPR.

1.6 The contents of our Privacy Policy will help you to become familiar with the type of data we collect, what we do with such data, your rights and our obligations in relation to the Site users, Meridia’s clients, investors and potential investors and to keeping that data out of reach of unauthorized third parties.

2. Personal Data

The personal data that you provide (“Personal Data“) will be processed and, where appropriate, stored in automatized files of which Meridia is the controller.

3. The controller

The controller: Meridia Capital Partners SGEIC, S.A

Address: Avenida Diagonal, 640, 5th Floor, 08017, Barcelona (Spain)

Telephone: +34 93 484 15 00

Email address: protecciondedatos@meridiacapital.com

4. Purpose of processing and storing Personal Data

4.1 Meridia uses a data processing and storage system in order to be able to resolve any incidents that may arise in relation to your opinions and questions. This filing system complies with the provisions set forth in the GDPR in order to safeguard the security of the data you provide.

4.2 The Personal Data collected through the following data collection forms will be included in our personal data filing system:

  • Contact form: used in order to receive specific information or replies to questions made to Meridia. The storage of your Personal Data fulfills the main purpose of recording your query and being able to offer you a suitable response and also improve the services we offer. Your data will be deleted after six months from its collection.
  • Careers Form: which you may use in order to provide us your resume in order to apply for a job in Meridia. The storage of your Personal Data fulfills the main purpose of collecting your appliance and your resume. In any event, your Personal Data will be deleted after two years from its collection without prejudice of storing these Personal Data in case the applicant has become an employee.
  • Registered Area: the Site will include a restricted section which will be only accessible by registered users. In the event you provide your Personal Data in order to create a new user account, your Personal Data will be stored in order to grant you access to and manage said registered area.

4.3 When providing your data through any of the aforementioned forms and accepting the Privacy Policy, you are giving your consent to the storage of your Personal Data in our filing systems. All the data marked with an asterisk on the form must be completed for your query to be admitted. We do not request any information that is deemed specially protected data under the legislation in force, or any type of economic data. You guarantee that the Personal Data provided to Meridia is accurate, truthful and up-to-date.

4.4 Meridia may process and store investor’s Personal Data files in order to manage the contractual relationship that shall be kept during the contractual relationship and prescription of the legal claims.

4.5 Meridia may process and store investor’s Personal Data files in order to send marketing communications (provided they have been requested) until the investor communicates its willingness not to receive any further marketing communications.

4.6 You give your free, specific and unambiguous consent to the processing of your Personal Data for each and every purpose that is applicable to you.

5. Legal basis for processing your Personal Data

The basis for the processing of your Personal Data is: (i) the consent you give to the same; (ii) the performance of a contract (if applicable); (iii) the fulfilment of Meridia’s legal obligations and (iv) the pursuit of Meridia’s legitimate interests.

6. Supplementary information

One way of collecting supplementary information on your visits to our Site, such as the most visited pages or the services that receive the most attention, is by registering your device’s IP address or protocol. This IP protocol is a number that it is automatically assigned to your device each time you browse. Any web page you access immediately detects the presence of your device via your IP address. When you access any of our pages, your IP address is stored automatically. The sole purpose of collecting this information is to prepare statistics on the visits to our Site which enables us to track how our service is working and improve it daily.

7. Recipients

7.1 The personal data shall be communicated to other companies of the Group or vehicles managed by Meridia, or their SPVs, for internal administrative purposes, including personal data treatment of clients, potential clients, service providers and employees.

Personal data shall also be communicated to MailChimp for data treatment and marketing and in the frame of the agreement EU-US Privacy Shield.

Meridia also communicates personal data to Data-Comp, as company in charge of administration, accounting, human resources, taxes and Data treatment.

8. User Rights

8.1 You may access your Personal Data stored on our filing systems at any time, and may exercise your right to rectification, erasure, object, data portability, restriction of processing and not to be subject to automated individual decision-making at any time. You may also withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Data (“ARCOLP Rights”). You may exercise your ARCOLP Rights by sending an e-mail to protecciondedatos@meridiacapital.com or a letter to: Avenida Diagonal, 640, 5ª planta (08017), Barcelona (Spain).

8.2 In all cases you must evidence your identity with a photocopy of your valid ID document or passport in order to exercise your ARCOLP Rights.

8.3 You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Authority or with the competent control authority (as the case may be).

9. End of the processing and period for which the Personal Data will be stored

9.1 The period for which the Personal Data will be stored is indicated in section 4 Purpose of processing and storing data and depends on the type of Personal Data that are processed.

10. Use of cookies

10.1 Meridia may use cookies when providing the Site service. Cookies are automatic data collection processes regarding your determined preferences when you visit a particular web site. This information is recorded on small files that are stored on your device and are imperceptible. Each time you go back to the web site these files are automatically activated and the site tailors the information to the preferences indicated on previous visits. In short, cookies are physical personal information files stored on your device and unequivocally associated to that device. Cookies cannot read the cookie files created by other providers.

10.2 For more information on this matter, please review our Cookies Policy.

11. Limitation on liability

Meridia will not be liable for the damage caused as a result of any technical failure in the services provided or products acquired caused by the actual nature of Internet systems or your device, including, inter alia, loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access, theft, fire, flooding or any other force majeure event that may affect the data.

12. Changes to the privacy policy

12.1 You will be notified of any changes to the Privacy Policy via the “Privacy Policy” section of the homepage of the Site, and they will be applicable from the effective publication in same.

12.2 Meridia reserves the right to amend, update or adapt this Privacy Policy to any changes in the legislation or in the interpretation by the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

13. Applicable legislation and jurisdiction

All aspects of this Privacy Policy are governed by European and Spanish law.

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