Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Trendscout, the owner and provider of this Website. Trendscout takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

This privacy policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms and Conditions, which can be found at: terms-and-conditions

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data collectively all information that you submit to Trendscout via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws; Cookies a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies); Data Protection Laws any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK; GDPR the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;

Circle 42 Limited t/a Trendscout is registered with the Information Commissioners Office under registration reference ZA491380 Registered in England Company No. 11534889

UK and EU Cookie Law the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011; User or you any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Trendscout and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Trendscout and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and Website the website that you are currently using, www.trendscoutuk.com, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

The singular includes the plural and vice versa;

References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses,

Schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;

A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;

“Including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;

Reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

The headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Trendscout and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Trendscout is the “data controller”. This means that Trendscout determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

Data collected

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

Name;

Date of birth;

Gender;

Job title;

Profession;

Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;

Financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;

IP address (automatically collected);

Web browser type and version (automatically collected);

Operating system (automatically collected);

A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);

In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we collect Data

We collect Data in the following ways:

Data is given to us by you;

Data is received from other sources; and data is collected automatically.

Data that is given to us by you

Trendscout will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:

When you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;

When you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;

When you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not obliged to respond to them);

When you enter a competition or promotion through a social media channel;

When you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;

When you elect to receive marketing communications from us;

When you use our services;

In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is received from third parties

Trendscout will receive Data about you from the following third parties:

Marketing Partners;

Data that is collected automatically

To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:

We automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.

We will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed “Cookies”.