In most cases, we obtain your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. Usually, if you contact our company, we assume that we have your implied consent to the collection and use of your personal information, but we may at times ask for your verbal or written consent. Generally, we collect personal information directly from you.
Metro does not guarantee the confidentiality of communications sent by e-mail or through the website or left in one of the voicemail boxes of the company. Information and unsolicited material may not be considered confidential.
You do not have to register to visit our website. Some of the features offered through our website may require you to register and provide various information, including but not limited to: your name, address, phone number, email address, and a password that you select. When you make a registration to access sections of our website that are reserved to our customers (“Registered User”), the system requires you to give contact information such as name and e-mail addresses and in some cases partial or full postal address or telephone number. This information is used to contact Registered Users with purely operational matters related to the use of the website and the software downloaded or accessed from or through this website. When you register we may also provide you with an opportunity to sign-up for future promotional emails, SMS text messages or other communications. If you wish to withdraw your consent for such communications, please sent an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may use your personal information to provide advice, issue invoices and maintain our database of clients. In addition, if you are applying for a position at Metro, we will use your personal information to assess your application. Finally, we may use your contact information (name, e-mail, and address) to provide you with the latest developments or news.
We do not sell individual customer names or other private profile information to third parties. We furthermore do not share information provided by Registered Users with our partners or any other third party. All information provided by Registered Users is stored in accordance and for as long as required by applicable laws.
You can withdraw your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information at any time, subject to legal and/or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice.
Generally, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, unless permitted or required by applicable laws or court orders or where Metro has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity.
We may disclose your personal information to the following third parties in the following circumstances: disclosure to companies that provide services on your behalf, disclosure to affiliates, and disclosure to trading partners, disclosure in business transfers and in any other circumstances as deemed appropriate by Metro from time to time.
Like most other commercial websites, we may monitor traffic patterns, website usage and related website information to optimize your visit to our website.
Our website may also use a technology called “tracer tags” or “Web Beacons”. This technology allows us to understand which pages you visit on our website. These tracer tags are used to help us optimize and tailor our website for you and other future visitors to our website.
In order to provide our website visitors with a product, service or information, visitors may voluntarily submit personal information to us for purposes such as asking a question, obtaining information, subscribing to, reviewing or downloading a publication, participating in contests and surveys. If you are known to Metro as a registered user of an online service, we may combine and store personal information about your use of our website and the online information you have provided with certain other online and offline information we may have collected.
Occasionally, we may send marketing or promotional e-mail communications to you with information that may be useful, including information about the products and services of Metro and other third parties with whom we have a relationship. We will include instructions on how to unsubscribe and inform us of preferences if recipients decide they do not want to receive any future marketing or promotional e-mails from Metro.