Effective January 2023
Welcome to the pintalk.net website provided by METRONY LLC (“METRONY,” “we,” “our,” and “us”). METRONY shares your concerns about maintaining the privacy of Personal Data (as defined below) and is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Please read the following information carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your Personal Data and how we treat it. By submitting your Personal Data to METRONY or otherwise interacting with METRONY, you acknowledge and, where applicable, consent to METRONY’s collection and use of your Personal Data as outlined herein.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
The Type of Personal Data Collected
The categories of Personal Data that METRONY may collect from you include, without limitation:
- Postal address
- Telephone or mobile number
- Email address
- Job title and/or employment information
THE METHOD OF COLLECTION
METRONY may collect Personal Data in a variety of ways including:
- Directly from you: We may collect Personal Data that you choose to provide to us when you request that we send you newsletters or other marketing materials; register for a webinar or event; fill out a form; respond to a survey; or otherwise communicate or interact with us.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
METRONY may use Personal Data that it collects for various purposes, including:
- To provide newsletters and other services.
- To respond to your inquiries.
- To send you newsletters, alerts, updates, and other information or materials that may interest you, such as information related to webinars and events.
- To operate, enhance, and improve our Site and services.
- For audit purposes.
- To comply with any legal or regulatory obligations.
- To monitor, deter, or respond to any actual or potential fraud or security activities.
- For data analysis to understand how Site users use our services to ensure effectiveness of our services and to understand topics that may interest you.
- For operating and expanding our business activities.
We may use anonymized, de-identified, or aggregated information so that it will no longer be considered Personal Data and use and disclose such information for purposes as permitted by applicable law.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
METRONY does not sell your Personal Data. We do not disclose Personal Data to third parties, except to the extent permitted or required by law or regulation or pursuant to a legal process (e.g., subpoenas, regulatory requests or investigations), in the event of a sale or business transaction involving METRONY (e.g., bankruptcy, merger, sale), or to protect the rights or property of METRONY. We will cooperate with law enforcement authorities around the world.
- Our offices and affiliates
- Our third-party service providers, including, for example, web-hosting companies, mailing vendors, analytics providers, event hosting services, information technology providers, auditors, and other processional advisors.
OTHER INFORMATION AND COOKIES
YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES
Depending on your location, you may have rights in addition to those detailed below. To learn more about your rights and how to exercise them, please review the policy addressing the jurisdiction where you reside (“Your Jurisdiction”) below.
ABILITY/RIGHT TO OPT OUT/UNSUBSCRIBE
Where required under applicable data privacy laws, METRONY will not send any promotional materials to you unless you have opted into receiving these communications. Additionally, at any time, you may opt out of having your Personal Data used by METRONY to send promotional correspondence to you by contacting us via telephone, email, or postal mail as indicated in the Contact Us section below. You may also “unsubscribe” from our email list at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button in any communication from METRONY.
We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
METRONY’S RIGHT TO CONTACT YOU
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA FROM CHILDREN
METRONY does not knowingly solicit or collect Personal Data online from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has submitted Personal Data online without parental consent, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any Personal Data METRONY has collected from children under 13, please contact us as indicated in the Contact Us section.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
METRONY enters into data transfer agreements with its affiliates and third-party service providers as required by applicable data protection laws. For more information, please review the jurisdiction-specific policies below.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION/SECURITY MEASURES
METRONY uses reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to Personal Data. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot completely guarantee the security or confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from METRONY via the Site or any other electronic means, including email. Accordingly, METRONY is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. Any transmission is at your own risk. For more private communication, you may contact METRONY by telephone at the phone numbers provided on the Site or as indicated in the Contact Us section below.
Once we have received your Personal Data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of METRONY cover the storage, access, and disclosure of your information.
RETENTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected by us, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for your Personal Data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of your Personal Data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which we process your Personal Data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements, including the statute of limitations periods.
METRONY PRIVACY OFFICE
15 David Road