Privacy & Cookie Policy

Updated: 2021-01-25

Mercuri International – Privacy & Cookie Policy

Mercuri International Group AB (Mercuri) are very grateful that you want to participate in our privacy policy. In this policy, we want to inform you about the type, scope and purpose of collecting personal information when you are in contact with Mercuri. You should be confident that Mercuri take all reasonable measures to protect the personal information you may provide to Mercuri.

Responsible for processing your personal data is Mercuri International Group AB, Box 3044, 169 03 Solna, Sweden. For questions about ourprivacy policy please contact us.

Processing of personal data

Personal data is all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as, name, address, phone number and email address. Processing of personal data is in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which became active in the EU on May 25, 2018. We will obtain your consent before initiating processing of your personal data if required by applicable law. You must be over 18 years to provide personal information to us. If it comes to our attention that we collect personal data from a person under 18, we will act to remove the information as soon as possible. The personal data recorded on the website, or otherwise communicated to Mercuri, are never sold to third parties for commercial purposes.

Purpose of collecting personal data

We at Mercuri treat your personal information that you have provided with the purpose of administering it for any future contact. Interest reports and personal data from you are administered to be included in any agreements, providing information about ongoing projects and services that we provide in connection with various requests. Information is also addressed indirectly in connection with the development, testing and management of the IT systems that are linked to our website.

Please note that when using our site, there are features that allow you to post information that may be considered personal data. You may only provide information about other persons if you have their consent to provide us with their information.

What personal data do we collect?

We process personal information that you provide to us as below:

A.      Details you provide to us via the website or if you enter into an agreement with Mercuri

  1. Contact Form Data. On our website there are several forms that you as a visitor can fill in either to contact us or to receive marketing material. We use data from the contact form to process your requests and / or to provide requested services/information.
  2. Cooperation. As a consultant or supplier, Mercuri will record and save personal information required to complete the current contract / agreement and where there is a legitimate interest in processing your personal information. We will obtain your consent before we begin processing your personal data if required by applicable legislation.

 B.      Information collected by us when you visit our website

Mercuri may also process your personal data to the extent required in order for Mercuri to be able to defend and/or establish legal claims.

Cookies and log files

Mercuri uses cookies for www.mercuri.net and associated domains and applications. A cookie is a small data file with text stored in your browser which enables us or third parties to identify you. Cookies can be used for the following purposes: (1) allow certain functions; (2) provide statistics; (3) save your choices and (4) enable advertising and interest-based marketing. Cookies can be of two types, session cookies or permanent cookies. A session cookie automatically disappears when you close your browser. A permanent cookie remains for a certain amount of time or until you delete your cookies. The expiration date is in the cookie itself; some may cease to work after a few minutes, while others may end after a number of years. Cookies placed by the webpage you visit are sometimes called first-party cookies, while cookies by other companies are called third-party cookies.

If you do not want cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change the settings in your browser to delete saved cookies and block new ones. See your browser’s help pages for more information about approaches. However, note that deleting or blocking cookies may prevent you from using all of the features on our site, such as to save your choices, and it may also cause some pages to not display properly.

Read more about your browsers cookie settings:

Block cookies

You have the ability via our cookie consent manager to accept or decline various types of non-essential cookies. You can also choose to accept or reject cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. Please note that not accepting or disabling cookies may affect the functionality of some parts of this website.

Third party cookies

Mercuri uses Google Analytics to analyse how the site is used. Google Analytics generates statistics and other information about how the site is used by saving cookies on the user’s computer. The information generated from our site is used to create reports about the use of the site. Google saves and uses this information. Read more in Google’s Privacy Policy.

Third-party vendors

Mercuri uses third-party suppliers to complete the delivery of its products and services. Personal data is processed by the following categories of external parties: Web agency, Hosting supplier, Website behaviour analytics tool, Customer relationship management applications supplier, SaaS company (for surveys) and Learning platform solution provider.

Personal data for marketing purposes

Mercuri may use the personal data provided for marketing and market research, based on legitimate interest in marketing its products and services. The purpose is to create a better experience to improve and optimize the quality of our services (for example, by displaying content that may be of interest and delivering more relevant information). In case you no longer wish to receive marketing communications please contact us and state that you do not wish to be contacted for marketing purposes.

How long is your personal data saved?

We store your personal information in principle as long as the provision of our services requires by law or if we believe there is a legitimate interest in additional storage. As a customer, supplier or private person, we believe there is a legitimate interest in saving data for up to 3 years.

Analyses and tests are saved until the education is completed, up to 1 year.

Transfer of personal data

The personal data you provide us with through a contact form, an email, or verbally, will only be transferred to third parties to the extent required to comply with the agreement. The personal data you register with Mercuri is never sold to third parties for commercial purposes. However, in order to be able to complete courses and programs, send newsletters etc., some personal data will be processed by external parties who have entered into data processing agreement with Mercuri. Mercuri may also share your personal data with potential buyers or investors of our company.

Mercuri may also share your personal data with other entities within Mercuri’s group of companies and associated partner companies.

Your rights

You are entitled to receive information about the personal data you have stored with us. In addition, under the statutory terms, you may request access to your personal data, correction of incorrect data, data limitation, data portability (if appli-cable), withdrawal of your consent, or deletion of your personal data., and you have the right to object to Mercuri’s processing of your personal data when the processing is based on legitimate interest. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

You can always contact us for assistance or information about your rights.

Change of data and privacy policy

Mercuri reserves the right to change the privacy policy at any time.