Privacy Policy



This Privacy Policy is applicable to [Metropolitan Group](“Company”) and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site and our other sites (collectively “Sites”). The Company is committed to providing safe web sites for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The Company complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

There may be links from our Sites to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Sites and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Sites may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The Company does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

Although you are not required to register to access our Sites, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Sites. Your use of our Sites signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Sites. Your continued use of the Sites signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.


Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, Tell Your Story forms and the like. On some of our Sites, we offer health assessment tools that ask you to provide self-assessment information. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.


Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any
information gathered on our Sites may be used in the aggregate for research and
development relating to our Sites and/or for future site development and, if
you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use
information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest
in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites to
your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of
patterns page views on our Sites; to create a profile relating to you in order
to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the
content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have
indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you
information about us and promotional material about our products together with
details of any offers we may have available from time to time.


With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of
registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes
by the Company provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a
visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either
by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. The
Company uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure
environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it
or opt-out, please contact us as described below.

The Company will not disclose personal information that you provide on its
Sites to any third parties other than to a Company agent except: i) in
accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal
requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order,
and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case
the Company may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but
not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please
note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of
personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different
privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the
disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under
circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.


The Company, in common with many web site operators, may use standard
technology called “cookies” on its Sites. Cookies are small data
files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web
site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however,
some areas of the Sites may not function properly if you do so.


The Company considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online,
to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal
information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of,
or to request information through, our Sites or help-seeking information lines.


The following additional information applies to our Sites that require
registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information
as a condition of using our Sites, except as may be necessary to provide you
with a product or service that you have requested. However, some of our Sites
are restricted to certain individuals such as health care professionals or our
prescription drug patients and we may require these individuals to register
upon entry by providing us with certain information.


Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to
safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and
correctly use the information we collect online. The Company applies security
safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining
information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible
only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

Storage of Information:

Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at
Company data centers (in whatever country they may be located), or hosted by
third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to
observe our Privacy Policy.


If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our
Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you,
how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.


By using this Site or any other The Company Site or interactive banner ads, you
signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and
conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that
it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

The Metropolitan Data which is available to public through catalogue, search engines is for public information and shopping. However, the Metropolitan Group has copy rights of its products and services pages, posts, data.

The data collected from clients under secure sections of this website, is protected as per Freedom of Information and Privacy Act. It is not disclosed or sold to any one. However, if anyone falsify the information, mislead any account, commit an fraudulent transaction, the matter will be referred to local police for their action.

In general the clients data is not shared with any one. This includes, personal, financial data and other related information.