Security at MeDirect

Scams and other cyber security risks are on the rise, and one must be cautious and aware on how to identify them. For this reason, it is very important that one stops, looks and thinks before proceeding. Below, one can find some tips on how to be more secure while surfing the internet or using portable devices.

 

Tips for safer banking

Phishing is a social engineering tactic where scammers seek to convince you to hand over your personal details often via malicious links or attachments, usually by email.

Common traits of phishing:

Avoid phishing by:

Have you received a suspicious email or SMS?

If you received a suspicious email, SMS or phone call claiming to be from MeDirect:

Tips for safer banking

GDPR information

What does GDPR imply?

 

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of rules to ensure a better protection of European citizens’ data. It is a revision of European legislation from 1995, the Data Protection Directive. The GDPR’s goal is twofold: on the one hand it aims to safeguard European citizens’ privacy, on the other hand it wants to give citizens more rights as to what happens with their personal data. GDPR came into force on 25 May 2018.

Protection of your personal data

MeDirect ensures that all personal data is securely stored. To protect your personal details against access by unauthorised persons or loss, we have implemented the necessary technology and ensure it is kept up to date.

In the event that third parties offer a service to MeDirect, a contractual agreement ensures third-parties implement the correct security procedures to safeguard your personal data such as working with encrypted information. The transfer of personal data to third parties will only be for purposes laid down in our agreements with clients and/or our terms and conditions.

What is included in our privacy policy?

 

In adherence with GDPR legislation, we amended our privacy policy. This privacy policy defines which information we collect of every person, why we collect this information and with which parties this information is shared. The privacy policy also defines your rights and specifies MeDirect contact if you have questions relating to the security of personal data.

What measures did MeDirect take to be in line with this legislation?

 

Various initiatives were implemented to protect our clients and employees, such as:

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We strive to ensure a streamlined account opening process, via a structured and clear set of requirements and personalised assistance during the initial communication stages. If you are interested in opening a corporate account with MeDirect, please complete an Account Opening Information Questionnaire and send it to corporate@medirect.com.mt.

For a comprehensive list of documentation required to open a corporate account please contact us by email at corporate@medirect.com.mt or by phone on (+356) 2557 4444.