Our commitment to privacy
This policy applies to all information collected by us, or provided by you, on the Metia web site or in any other way (such by telephone or by email).
The information we collect
When you visit our web site or contact us by email or telephone you may choose to provide us with personal information, for example your name, company name, email address and phone number ("Information"). You may provide us with Information in a number of ways:
by supplying us with the Information as listed above, on an individual basis by completing a form on our web site, signing up to receive a newsletter, registering for an event or applying for a job; and
by corresponding with us by email, in which case we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
Our web site also collects non-personally identifiable information about you, such as the server your computer is logged onto and your browser type.
How we use your personal information
When you provide personal information to us, we will use it for the purposes for which it was provided to us as stated at the point of collection (or as is obvious from the context of collection). Examples of the types of use are given in the ‘information we collect’ section above. The legal basis for processing your data is based on our legitimate interest to do so in accordance with the context in which it was provided, or based on your consent, for example where you have signed up to receive Metia newsletters.
We may also use your data to contact you with information about Metia's business, services and events, and other information which may be of interest to you. You can let us know at any time if you no longer wish to receive these communications by contacting email@example.com or following the unsubscribe instructions contained in the communication.
Our web site does not collect or compile personal information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties.
Metia Limited (a company registered in England under registration number 1700444 and with its registered address at 77 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5DU) is the data controller of any personal information collected through the Metia web site. If you have questions on privacy issues, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have implemented generally accepted standards of physical, electronic, and operational procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Disclosure of your information
Metia may disclose your personal information to other companies in the Metia group, or to third party service providers who process information on Metia's behalf, or to government bodies and law enforcement agencies, where this is necessary to meet the purpose for which you submitted the information, or where we are required to do so by law. As a result, your personal information may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and countries that do not have laws that provide specific protection for personal information. By submitting personal information to Metia’s web site, the visitor is providing explicit consent to the transfer of such information for the fulfilment of their voluntary requests.
Sensitive personal information
Should you apply for a job with Metia you may provide us with information about yourself, including educational and employment background; job or career interest data; benefit choices; and other information by answering questions or tests. Job applications are supported and managed using third party services that are also connected to our websites.
Otherwise, we ask that you not send us or disclose any sensitive personal information (for example, social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background, or trade union membership) on or through our websites or via other means.
Third party sites
Metia has a legal obligation to ensure that your information is kept accurate and up to date. Please assist us to comply with this obligation by ensuring that you inform us of any changes to your information. You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you and to delete or rectify any inaccurate information about you by sending us a written request to email@example.com.
If you have a serious concern about how we handle your information, or you would like to lodge a complaint, you may do so by contacting The Information Commissioners Office.