Metadata Technology Privacy Policy


In this Privacy Policy, "Our Site" means this website, .

Metadata Technology Ltd recognises that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law.

This Policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of Our Site. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to from Our Site (whether we provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

Data Collected

We will collect personal data when you voluntarily submit it such as when registering for downloads or using a web form to submit a general enquiry. Our Site may also automatically collect personal data like your IP address.

We may collect some or all of the following data:

  • Name
  • Organisation
  • Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers
  • Job title / profession
  • IP address
  • Browser type

We use the HTTPS protocol to authenticate Our Site and ensure privacy by encrypting communications between your browser and our servers. You can verify that the connection is secure by looking for the ‘padlock’ symbol displayed by most browsers in the address bar.

We store and all personal data securely and process it in accordance with the principles and obligations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How Do We Use Your Data?

We may use your personal data to the extent necessary for delivering our services to you.

We may also use your personal data to communicate with you from time to time to keep you informed about Metadata Technology's products and services, SDMX, official statistics and other associated topics. You may unsubscribe from the Metadata Technology mailing list and withdraw your consent for Metadata Technology to use your personal data for that purpose at any time by:

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our emails. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our email communications. For more information, please see MailChimp’s Privacy Policy.

If you register to download the public licence SDMX Community Tools or documentation from Our Site, we may share your personal details including your name, email address, organisation and IP address with one or more SDMX Sponsor Organisations. The SDMX Sponsor Organisations are The World Bank, the OECD, the Bank for International Settlements, the United Nations Statistics Division, Eurostat and the European Central Bank.

Other than that, we will not share your personal data with third parties except when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

Your Rights to View and Change your Personal Data

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold for you. Please email your request to our data protection officer at