Privacy Policy

1. Introduction and General Terms

Metro News is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using Metro News services. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable environments for our audience. This Privacy and Cookies Policy relates to our use of any personal information we collect from you via our website and social media platforms.

It also relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us by phone, SMS, email, in letters and other correspondence and in person.

In order to provide you with the full range of Metro News services, we sometimes need to collect information about you.

This Privacy and Cookies Policy explains the following:

• what information Metro News may collect about you;

• how Metro News will use information we collect about you;

• when Metro News may use your details to contact you;

• whether Metro News will disclose your details to anyone else;

• your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us;

• the use of cookies on Metro News websites and how you can reject cookies.

Metro News is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy and Cookies Policy as the “data protection laws”). No website can be completely secure; if you have any concerns that your Metro News account could have been compromised e.g. someone could have discovered your password, please get in touch straight away.

The Metro New website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, and are also likely to use cookies, and we therefore urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit when visiting these websites, which may also be collected by cookies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.