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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the Website’s policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information in connection with Website services, which include:

  • Verifying member status as licensed providers of legal services and promoting their credentials, services and expertise to the public;
  • Providing Continuing Professional Development Programs to its members and the general public;
  • Providing members with information about and access to products and services which promote the objectives of the Association;
  • Organizing and promoting conferences, social events and meet-ups, both in person and in metaverse platforms and using other media and meeting technology; and
  • Any other activities which further the aims and goals of the Association.

 (collectively, the “Services”).

When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country that you reside in or create information from, your information may be used by the Website in Canada or any other country where the Website operates.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@MetBA.io.

Information We Collect

We collect and use your information to provide our Services and improve them over time.

Information Collected Upon Registration: When you create or reconfigure an account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, contact information, payment information, email address, etc. Some of this information, for example, your name and username, may be listed publicly as part of our Services, including on your profile page and in search results. Some Services, such as search, public user profiles and viewing lists, do not require registration. We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 years old. Registration requires a birth date to register for our service, you will not be able to enter a birth date that indicates that you are less than 13 years old.

Log Data: Our servers automatically record information (“Log Data”) created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, the referring domain, pages visited, and search terms. Other actions, such as interactions with advertisements, may also be included in Log Data. 

Links: the Website may keep track of how you interact with links by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.

Cookies: Like many websites, we use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at public user profiles or lists. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. the Website may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

Device Identifiers: When you use a mobile device like a tablet or phone to access our service, we may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers.” A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to your device.

Metadata: Metadata is usually technical data that is associated with user content. For example, Metadata can describe how, when and by whom a piece of user content was collected and how that content is formatted. Users can add or may have Metadata added to their user content including tags, location, work, education and other Metadata. This makes your user content more searchable by others and more interactive. 

You may decide to send the Website personally identifying information in an e-mail message which might contain information or inquiries about Website products or services. the Website will use this information to identify you as a the Website member and to respond to the electronic mail. Website will only use the information obtained to resolve the issue identified in the email. We never sell e-mail addresses. You may change or request deletion of your personal information by contacting info@MetBA.io.

Third Party Services: We use a variety of services hosted by third parties to help provide our services, and to help us understand the use of our services, such as Google Analytics. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request.

How We Use Your Information

In addition to some of the specific uses of information we describe in this Privacy Policy, particularly those related to the Services, we may use information that we receive to:

  • help you efficiently access your information after you sign in
  • remember information so you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Website;
  • provide personalized content and information to you and others, which could
  • include online ads or other forms of marketing;
  • provide, improve, test, and monitor the effectiveness of the Website;
  • develop and test new products and features;
  • monitor metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic Patterns; and
  • diagnose or fix technology problems.

Information about you and your use of the Website may be aggregated with other information collected on the Website or otherwise used in ways that do not personally identify you or constitute personally identifiable information. This type of aggregated or statistical information may be used by us to improve the quality of the Website or for other purposes that we may deem appropriate.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here.

Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client to access your account.

Service Providers and Promotional Partners: We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us and work with certain service providers and vendors to facilitate the Services. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to obligations mirroring the protections of this privacy policy.

Law and Harm: We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect the Website’s rights or property.

Business Transfers: In the event that the Website is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as your public bio or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if only one did).

Modifying Your Personal Information

If you are a registered user of the Website , we provide you with tools to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.

Other Websites and Services

We are not responsible for the practices employed by any websites or services linked to or from the Website, including the information or content contained within them. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the Website to another website or service, our Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies. In addition, you agree that we are not responsible and do not have control over any third parties that you authorize to access your content. If you are using a third-party website or service and you allow them to access your content you do so at your own risk.

Changes to this Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at metba.io/privacy. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via an the Website update or e-mail to the email associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.


While the Website continues to work hard to protect your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure, and Website cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Website. Transmitting personal information is done at your own risk.

Contact the Website

The Website welcomes your questions and comments about security and privacy. Please send any questions or comments via email to info@MetBA.io.