Metrus Limited Website Privacy Statement

What information will we use?

We may collect and use information about you when you contact us or register your interest with us. We may collect your name, address, telephone number and email address. When you visit our website we may collect information about how you use it, including details of your visits, your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, technical information, your login details, location data, browser type, browser version, operating system and platform, the pages viewed and resources accessed, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. If you visit one of the properties where we act as manager or agent, there may be CCTV surveillance which captures your image and you may have to sign a visitor book.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with an enjoyable user experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, view our cookies policy (below).

How will your information be used?

We may use your information to:

When we send you news about our services, we rely on your consent. You have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Please see the ‘Your choices and rights’ section of this policy for more details. In other cases, we process your information in pursuance of our legitimate interest unless we are under a legal obligation.

How long will we keep your information?

We will keep your information for as long as we need it to fulfil the purposes described in this policy. As a general rule however, we will keep:

Who will we share your information with?

We may share your information with:

We will never share your details with anyone else without your permission.

Links to third party sites

Our website contains links to other sites for which Metrus is not responsible. You should read the privacy policies of every website that collects data and please contact the owner or operator of such websites if you have any concerns or queries.

What are cookies and which ones do we use?

Cookies are small pieces of data or text files that are stored (by a website such as ours) within your browser. Cookies are stored on your device for varying periods of time – from as little as the duration of your browsing session to several months. Each time you return to the website, the browser retrieves and sends cookies to the server, which helps to improve your experience of the website by, for example, remembering settings and measuring overall use of the website so that we can see where we can make site improvements.

This website uses only two categories of cookies as laid out in the International Chamber of Commerce UK Cookie Guide:

The table below lists the cookies used by this website and provides brief details about each cookie.

Strictly Necessary Cookies:


Name Function Duration Origin
ASP.NetSession ID Visitor session Session This Domain
LoginStatus Visitor session Session This Domain


Performance Cookies:


Name Function Duration Origin
_utma Google Analytics Persistent This Domain
_utmb Google Analytics Persistent This Domain
_utmc Google Analytics Session This Domain
_utmz Google Analytics Persistent This Domain


For a full up to date list of Google Analytics cookies used, please visit:

How can you restrict or block cookies?

You can manage and/or delete cookies from your device. However, please be aware that reducing cookie usage may limit the functionality and performance of the website and some features might not work as expected. You can change your cookie settings at any time using your web browser settings.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage or remove them, please visit:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics for all websites, please visit:

Your choices and rights

You have a number of rights in relation to your information and in some instances, can make choices about how we collect and use it. For example, you can decide not to receive marketing material from us, you can tell us how you want to receive marketing communications from us, and can object to some of the ways in which we use your information.

You can contact us using the details below to:

If you are concerned about how your information is used, please contact us.  You also have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Who we are

We are Metrus Limited, a company registered in England under company number 04290499. Our registered office is at 11-15 William Road, London, NW1 3ER. Get in touch by contacting the Data Protection Officer in writing at: Metrus Limited, 8-10 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6NS or you can telephone 020 7631 0550 and ask for the Data Protection Officer.


CCTV Privacy Statement

This Policy applies to personal data collected by CCTV and or Electronic Access Control Systems (EACS) at sites managed by METRUS.

This information forms part of our privacy notice

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) & Access Control Systems are in operation at some of the sites managed by METRUS. Where these systems are able to process Data which by itself or with other Data available to us can be used to identify you, this is known as Personal Data.

This data protection policy sets out how we use that personal data, you can contact us at if you have any questions, including specific questions about whether or not a particular site you are visiting or intend visiting has a CCTV and or Access Control System installed and whether data processors are operating that site on our behalf.

We take the security of your personal data very seriously and take a stringent approach to data protection which includes taking appropriate technical, physical and organisational steps to protect it and store it. We regularly evaluate whether it is necessary and proportionate to use CCTV systems at each of the sites for which we are responsible as Data Controllers. Each site that uses CCTV has had a privacy impact assessment conducted and annual audits are undertaken to ensure that correct legal procedures are followed.  We also conduct regular legitimate Interest Assessments and document them.

Prior to disclosing any CCTV footage, we seek the advice of a specialist data protection advisory service to protect your personal data from inappropriate or wrongful disclosure.

Your data will not be processed or stored outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)


Legal Basis

The lawful basis for processing personal data by the use of CCTV is: For the legitimate interest of the Data Controller or that of other persons or organisations. We will use the data obtained from CCTV images for the purposes set out below:


Retention Period

CCTV recorded images will be kept for a limited period only, usually a maximum of 30 days and are then erased.  The exception being where images are required for evidential purposes or another legally valid reason including responses to your legal rights (subject rights).  The Data will be collected directly during any visits you make to the site in question.


Electronic Access Control

The Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data via the use of an Access Control System is: For the legitimate interest of the data controller or that of other persons or organisations.

The data will be collected directly and may include a combination of the following Personal Data dependant on the system itself and its objectives:


The Access Control System may record the days / times that you enter and leave the premises.  This information will not be given to any third parties including your employer without first obtaining your permission and will not be used to make any automated decisions concerning your employment.

Prior to any of your data being entered or processed by or into an access control system you will be advised of the exact content of the required data and the purposes for which your data will be used.  You will have the right to question why the data is required and to object to anything that you do not want to be processed.

Where you give your consent to your personal data being processed you will have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.


Retention Periods

Your data will only be kept within the access control system for the duration of time during which you asked to use the system to gain entry and to leave the premises where it is installed.  After this time, your Data will be deleted from the system.  For example, when and if you are no longer employed in the building or are not intending to re-visit the building again, your data will be deleted.


We will process your personal data:

As necessary to comply with a legal obligation, e.g.:


Sharing of my personal data

Subject to applicable data protection law we may share your personal data with:


Automated decision making and processing


Your rights under applicable data protection law

Your rights are as follows:

If you have any further questions, suggestions or requests not covered by this privacy policy please contact us.

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s office. It has enforcement powers and can investigate compliance with data protection law:

The contact details are as follows: Website