Privacy Policy

1. General

Metablock ("Metablock") places a high value on your privacy. To understand how we handle your personal information, please review this Privacy Policy. By using our Services, you acknowledge that you agree to the practices and policies outlined below, and you give your consent for us to collect, use, and share your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Please note that your use of Metablock’s Services is always subject to our Terms of Use, which includes this Privacy Policy. Any terms used in this Policy without definition can be found in the Terms of Use.

If you have a disability and require an alternative format for this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].

2. Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the treatment of Personal Data collected when you access or use our Services. "Personal Data" refers to any information that identifies or is related to an individual, and it includes information referred to as "personally identifiable information" or "personal information" under applicable data privacy laws. This Privacy Policy does not cover the practices of companies or individuals that we do not own or control.

3. Types of Personal Data We Collect

The following outlines the types of Personal Data that we collect and have collected within the last 12 months:

  • Contact Information (such as first and last name, email address)
  • Device/IP Data (such as IP address)
  • Usage Analytics (such as interactions with our websites and newsletters)
  • Demographic Data (such as race, gender, veteran status)
  • Geolocation Data (such as location information based on IP address)
  • Other Identifying Information Provided by You Voluntarily (such as identifying information in emails or letters you send to us)

4. Sources of Personal Data

We gather Personal Data concerning you from the subsequent categories of sources:

a) You

  • When you directly provide such information to us.
  • When Personal Data regarding you is automatically collected as you use our Services (refer to the section titled "Information Collected Automatically" below).

b) Third Parties

  • Vendors: For instance, we may employ analytics providers to examine your interactions and engagement with the Services, or third parties may assist us in delivering customer support to you.
  • Advertising Partners: We obtain information about you from some of our vendors who aid us in marketing or promotional services associated with your interactions on our websites, applications, advertisements, or communications.

5. Automatically Collected Information

Our Services utilize Cookies, including technologies like pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs, and JavaScript, to enable our servers to recognize your web browser and gather information about your usage of our Services. These Cookies allow us to analyze trends, understand our user base, and enhance the operation and performance of our Services. Cookies are small pieces of data, typically text files, that are stored on your computer, tablet, phone, or similar device when you access our Services. Additionally, we may supplement the data we collect from you with information obtained from third parties, including those who have placed their own Cookies on your device(s). It is important to note that our Services currently do not honor "Do Not Track" requests sent from a browser.

The types of Cookies we use include:

Types of Cookies:

  • Essential Cookies: These Cookies are necessary to provide you with requested features or services. For instance, they allow you to log into secure areas of our Services. If you disable these Cookies, certain features and services may become unavailable.
  • Functional Cookies: Functional Cookies record your preferences and choices regarding our Services. They help maintain your preferences over time and recognize you upon your return. These Cookies personalize our content, address you by name, and remember your preferences, such as language or region.
  • Performance/Analytical Cookies: Performance/Analytical Cookies help us understand how visitors use our Services. They collect information about the number of visitors, which pages they view, and how long they spend on each page. These Cookies also measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns, enabling us to enhance both our campaigns and the content of our Services. In addition to our own Performance/Analytical Cookies, third-party analytics services may also place these Cookies in our Services. Further information about these third parties is available in the "Personal Data Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In" section below.

You have the option to accept or decline Cookies through your internet browser's settings. Most browsers allow you to disable the Cookie feature, preventing your browser from accepting new Cookies. Depending on your browser's capabilities, you may also have the choice to accept or reject each new Cookie individually. Additionally, you can delete all existing Cookies on your device. However, please note that manually adjusting preferences and some Services and functionalities may not work if you choose to delete Cookies.

To access and manage your Cookie settings, refer to the "preferences" or "options" section in your browser's menu. For further information on Cookies, including guidance on how to manage and delete them, please visit

6. How We Utilize Your Personal Data

At our company, we process Personal Data to ensure the smooth operation, enhancement, understanding, and personalization of our Services. We collect and utilize Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • Meeting the purpose for which you provided the information to us.
  • Communication regarding the Services, including announcements, updates, or offers.
  • Providing support and assistance for the Services.
  • Creation and management of your account or user profiles.
  • Customizing website content and communications based on your preferences.
  • Delivery of newsletters, emails, and facilitation of events.
  • Facilitating career counseling services.
  • Managing office visitors, safeguarding proprietary information and intellectual property.
  • Responding to user inquiries and fulfilling user requests.
  • Improving and developing the Services through testing, research, analysis, and product development.
  • Protecting against fraudulent, illegal, or harmful activities and maintaining the safety, security, and integrity of the Services.
  • Compliance with legal or contractual obligations, dispute resolution, and enforcement of our Terms of Use.
  • Responding to law enforcement requests and complying with applicable laws, court orders, or governmental regulations.

We will not collect additional categories of Personal Data or use the collected Personal Data for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing prior notice.

As mentioned in the list above, if you have provided us with the means to communicate with you, we may reach out to you. For instance, if you have shared your email address, we may send you promotional offers or emails related to your use of the Services. Additionally, we may receive confirmation when you open an email from us, which aids us in improving our Services. If you prefer not to receive communications from us, kindly inform us by emailing [email protected].

We may create aggregated, de-identified, or anonymized data from the Personal Data we collect, removing any information that could personally identify a specific user. Such aggregated, de-identified, or anonymized data may be used for our lawful business purposes, including analysis, development, and enhancement of the Services, as well as promoting our business. However, we will not share this data in a manner that could identify you.

7. How We Share Your Personal Data

We disclose your Personal Data to the following categories of service providers and other parties as mentioned above:

a) Service Providers

Categories of Personal Data Shared: We provide Contact Information, Usage Analytics, and Demographic Data to our Service Providers.
Purposes for Sharing: These third-party service providers assist us in delivering our services and operating our business. This includes ad networks, analytics providers, security and fraud prevention providers, hosting and other technology and communications providers, as well as staff augmentation and contract personnel. We also utilize third-party service providers to manage newsletter signups, email services, and event registration. When we share your Personal Data with Service Providers, they are only authorized to use your Personal Data for specific purposes related to supporting our business operations.

b) Successors to Our Business

Categories of Personal Data Shared: All Personal Data.
Purposes for Sharing: In the event of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or any other transaction in which a third party takes control of our business (either fully or partially), your Personal Data may be transferred to that third party.

8. Data Security and Retention

We take measures to safeguard your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure. These measures include physical, technical, organizational, and administrative security protocols that are appropriate for the type of Personal Data and how we process it. For instance, our Services utilize industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt the Personal Data you provide. You can also contribute to data protection by carefully selecting and securing your password or sign-on method, restricting access to your computer or device and web browser, and signing out after using your account. While we strive to secure your account and other stored data, it is important to note that no method of data transmission or storage over the internet is entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the complete security of any information you share with us. Except as required by law, we assume no responsibility for the theft, destruction, loss, or accidental disclosure of your information or content.

We retain Personal Data about you for as long as necessary to fulfill our business purposes. In certain cases, we may retain Personal Data for a longer period to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, collect owed fees, or as permitted or required by applicable laws, regulations, or rules. Additionally, we may retain information in an anonymous or aggregated form that does not personally identify you.

9. Personal Data of Children

We do not knowingly collect or request Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years old, please refrain from attempting to register for our Services or providing us with any Personal Data. If we discover that we have unintentionally collected Personal Data from a child under 13 years old, we will promptly delete that information. If you suspect that a child under 13 years old has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us at [email protected].

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

In our ongoing efforts to enhance our Services, it may be necessary to modify this Privacy Policy periodically. However, we will notify you of any such changes by posting a notice on the Metablock website, sending you an email, or using another appropriate method. Please be aware that if you have chosen not to receive legal notice emails from us (or if you have not provided us with your email address), the updated legal notices will still apply to your use of the Services, and it is your responsibility to review and comprehend them. By continuing to use the Services after any changes to the Privacy Policy have been made, you are indicating your acceptance of the revised terms. The use of information we gather is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time the information is collected.

11. Contact Information:

If you have any inquiries or feedback regarding this Privacy Policy, how we collect and utilize your Personal Data, or your options and rights concerning such collection and usage, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected].