Handling of personal data

Here you will find information on how Meritta Bra Oy Ab processes personal information.

Date of issue 23.5.2018

The customer register is maintained by Meritta Bra Oy Ab, FO 1915517-6, Alexandersgatan 4, 07900 Loviisa, Finland. Contact person in the case regarding the registry is Meritta Bra Oy Ab, Meritta Viljakainen, tel: +358 (0) 40-5678 030, Alexandersgatan 4, 07900 Loviisa, Finland

What is a personal data?

Personal information refers to all types of information that can be directly or indirectly attributed to a natural person in life. The type of personal data collected by Meritta Bra Oy Ab depends on the services you use. In connection with registration and ordering, enter your name, address, e-mail, mobile number and social security number. When you use Meritta Bra Oy Ab's website, Meritta Bra Oy Ab collects some information that is not personal, e.g. which browser and operating system you use, and the IP address of the computer used when visiting the Web sites, but which may still be personal data in the opinion of the law.

Consent of personal data management

Meritta Bra Oy Ab records and processes the personal data of speculators, customers and other contacts in structured data records. Personal data is collected when a person makes a purchase, completes a form on our website, participates in surveys, deals, and promotions, or otherwise uses Meritta Bra Oy Ab's offer.
In general, consent to the processing of personal data and registered by Meritta Bra Oy Ab shall be obtained in advance from the person registered. If consent has not been obtained or consent requested but not given, it is important that the person whose personal data the processing concerns relates Meritta Bra Oy Ab so that the processing of personal data continues to be in accordance with that in mind. Particularly important is this if the person in question has a protected identity.
Processing of personal data is to some extent necessary even if the registrant has not given consent. This may apply, for example, to the completion of agreements and other legal obligations.

Why and when do we collect personal information about you?

In connection with your registration and / or order, you agree that we store and use your information in our business to complete and provide the service you may expect from us. You are asked to provide information about yourself when you register to make a purchase with us. Meritta Bra Oy Ab collects and processes personal data for the following purposes:

  • Be able to complete and provide the service you would expect from us when you placed an order at abecita.com. As a customer, you will receive e-mail regarding your order and payment. Klarna, PayPal or DIBS will collect personal information about you in connection with payment. Klarna, PayPal or DIBS is thus personally responsible for such personal data as per Klarna, PayPal or DIBS terms.
  • We will send marketing-email in the form of newsletters or mailing based on your previous purchases. This if the separate consent is given. Third party email messages or items or services that are not directly related to our business are not available. Unregistering can easily be done via a link in the email. This can happen without the need for a login or the like as a customer.
  • Able to make purchases on any of Meritta Bra Oy Ab's digital channels.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you are entitled to receive, once a year, your personal data, registered with Meritta Bra Oy Ab, free of charge. The request is made in writing to Meritta Bra Oy Ab, Aleksanterinkatu 4, FI-07900 Loviisa, Finland

If registered information is incorrect, you are entitled to have these corrected.

Who has access to the data?

Meritta Bra Oy Ab only transfers and transfers information to partners where we have controlled cooperation and valid bidding agreements and to companies within the same group.

Principles for register protection

Materials containing personal data are kept in locked premises that are only available to designated and authorized persons to access these data. Our database containing personal data is stored on a server located in locked premises and only designated persons have access to them. The server is protected with appropriate firewall and technical security

Where are we processing your personal information?

We always strive to process your data within the EU / EEA. However, the data may in some situations be transferred to, and processed in, non-EU / EEA countries by a Meritta Bra Group company or by another supplier or subcontractor. As Meritta Bra is determined to always protect your data, Meritta Bra will take all reasonable legal, technical and organizational measures to ensure that your data is handled securely and with an adequate level of protection comparable to and at the same level as the protection offered within EU / EEA.

How long is the information saved?

Meritta Bra Oy Ab saves your information as long as it is necessary based on legal requirements or to fulfill our commitments to you in the individual case. Your data will never be stored longer than is relevant or permitted under applicable personal data law. Inactivity clears your data after 3 years

Contact us:

Meritta Bra Oy Ab is registered with the Finnish Patent and Registration Office, with registration number FI19155176 and is based on Alexandersgatan 4, FI-07900 Lovisa, Finalnd