PRIVACY STATEMENT AND LEGAL NOTICE

Meridian’s Commitment to Privacy

EU-US Privacy Shield

Meridian Knowledge Solutions, LLC (MKSL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Visionary Integration Professionals, LLC (VIP), is self-certified with the EU-US privacy shield. MKSL complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union to the United States. MKSL has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. A violation of our commitment to Privacy Shield may be investigated by the Federal Trade Commission and/or the United States Department of Commerce. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. MKSL has also agreed to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/

 

Meridian Knowledge Solutions, LLC has further committed to cooperate with EU data protection authorities (DPAs) with regard to unresolved Privacy Shield complaints concerning data transferred from the EU in the context of the employment relationship. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact the EU DPAs for more information or to file a complaint. The services of EU DPAs are provided at no cost to you.

 

In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Meridian Knowledge Solutions, LLC commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. Individuals in the European Union with inquiries or complaints regarding our Private Shield policy should first contact support at: aduke@trustvip.com.

 

Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.

 

Information Collected

MKSL collects the following information on our web site visitors: IP address, Organization Name associated with said IP address, Location of web site visitor, date and time of visit and web pages viewed.

 

Information You Choose to Disclose

If you choose to, you may also provide your name, mailing address, e-mail address, home and/or business phone number and company name in the “contact us” section. Providing this information to us is purely voluntary.

 

Use of Information Collected

MKSL collects the information above for statistical and business purposes. If you provide your information under the “contact us” section, you may receive periodic information from us on new products, services or upcoming events. If you do not want to receive information from us in the future or would like to be completely removed from this distribution list, please notify us at the email address, postal address or telephone number provided below.

 

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Currently MKSL does not partner with nor have any special relationships with any ad server company or any third party who may be given access to your information. If MKSL enters into any agreement that would give any third party any access to your information, you will be notified at such time and given adequate time to elect to opt out. From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post those policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.

 

Security

We have appropriate security measures in place at our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alternation of information that we have collected from you at our website. MKSL will assess our security measures to ensure compliance and suitability as necessary.

 

Notice Pertaining to Materials or Information Included in this Website

Any material or information that is made available on this site or is made available for download from this server (the “Materials”) is the copyrighted proprietary materials of MKSL or VIP. The Materials represented on this website are for reference purposes only and copying or reproduction of the Materials in any manner is expressly prohibited. The Materials are for your personal and non-commercial use and you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, transfer, sell, profit from, or create alternate works from the Materials. The information contained in the Materials is intended to serve as a guide for informational purposes. MKSL considers the Materials reliable, but does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of Materials, or any information or data included therein, and makes no representations about the suitability of the Materials for any specific purpose or application. Users of the Materials will be held liable for their use, furnishing, disclosure, or other exposure (“improper use”), and shall hold MKSL harmless from any damages, litigation, liability or claims, and any expenses including legal expenses resulting from any such improper use. All Materials are provided by MKSL without any warranty of any kind. In no event shall MKSL be held liable for any damages whatsoever resulting from use or reference of any of the Materials and verbiage represented on the MKSL website.

 

You must receive notification in writing to use any of the Materials presented on this site, for whatever purpose, whether those Materials are static, graphics or Materials made available for download. Permission to use any site content or downloadable Materials must be requested in writing via email from info@vipconsulting.com.

 

No Warranties

The documents and related graphics published on this website could include technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. MKSL may change content or add content within this website at any time without prior notice or consent. All content on this website is provided to you on an “as is,” “as available” basis without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties for a particular purpose and non-infringement. MKSL makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any content available through this website. MKSL makes no representations or warranties that use of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free. You are responsible for taking all precautions necessary to ensure that any content you may obtain from the website is free of viruses.

 

Products

Any product information available for informational purposes on this website is for reference purposes only. All products represented are the proprietary property of the respective owners. Any adaptation of MKSL products that is deemed proprietary to MKSL will be punished to the full extent of the law. All products presented are copyrights or trademarks of their respective owners.

 

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any MKSL services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any MKSL server or to any of the services through hacking, password mining or other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information not intentionally made available by MKSL.

 

Email

You understand that the Internet is public and that e-mail communications between you and MKSL via this Web site are subject to the risk of being viewed by other parties. Accordingly, you agree not to transmit confidential or proprietary information relating to you or your business to MKSL via e-mail.

 

Limitation of Liability

MKSL specifically disclaims any and all liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the website, even if MKSL has been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to reliance by any party on any content obtained through use of this website, or that arises in connection obtained through use of this website, or that arises in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the user, interruptions in telecommunications connections to the website or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of God, telecommunications failure, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the website or related information.

 

Links to Third Party Sites

Links may be found within the MKSL website that let you leave the site. The linked sites are not under the control of MKSL and MKSL is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link within a linked site. MKSL provides these links as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not signify endorsement by MKSL of the site.

 

Your Consent

By using our web site you acknowledge and consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described herein. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be updated in a timely manner.

 

Contact Information

Meridian Knowledge Solutions®, LLC
Attn: Corporate Legal Department
2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Suite 400
Reston, VA 20191
(916) 985-9625
info@meridianks.com

If you do not want to receive information from us in the future or would like to be completely removed from this distribution list, please notify us at the above email address, postal address or telephone number. If you are concerned about the accuracy of your information, how your information is being used, or you feel that our site is not following this Privacy Policy, please contact us, as provided above. Please review our web site periodically for the most current Privacy Policy.

 

 

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