Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS Last updated Aug 22, 2022. This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of certain The Impression digital products, including the website www.theimpression.com. and mobile applications, offered by The Impression LLC. (“The Impression”, “us” or “we”).

1.1 If you choose to use www.theimpression.com, any mobile sites and applications, or any of the features of this site (the “Site”), including but not limited to RSS, API, software and other downloads (collectively, the “Services”), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service between you and The Impression. However you access the Sites and Services, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you have accessed the Services from the United States, you also agree to be bound by additional terms and conditions of use contained at the end of these terms and conditions of use. Please read these terms carefully before proceeding.

1.2 We may change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Service at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service prior to each use of the Site and Services and by continuing to use this Site and Services, you agree to any changes. We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

1.3 Your continued use of the Site and Services now or following the posting of notice of changes in these operating rules, will indicate acceptance by you of such rules. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

2.1  The contents of the Services, including the Site, are intended for your personal, non-commercial use. All content, information and materials appearing on or emanating from the Services (including, but not limited to news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, links, messages, emails), also known as the “Content”, are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by The Impression LLC. or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You acknowledge that, as between The Impression and you, The Impression is the sole owner of all content on the Site and Services, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto.

2.2  The Services and Content are protected by copyright pursuant to U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create new works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content or the Services (including software) in whole or in part.

2.3  You may download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on the Site or Services for personal use only, provided that you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print.

2.4  You will not sell, redistribute, retransmit, reproduce, display or otherwise provide access to the Content to any third party, nor modify or create derivative works from any Content.

2.5  Copying or storing of any Content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from The Impression, or the copyright holder identified in the copyright notice contained in the Content.  Except as expressly authorized by The Impression, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Site or Services.

3.1  Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the The Impression Site and Services.  You will be deemed to consent to The Impression and conditions, if you choose to post any content to the The Impression Site or Services.

3.2  When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorized by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Site or Services.

3.3  You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us (the “Submissions”), you are granting The Impression a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to the Submissions, which includes without limitation the right for The Impression or any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed and on any platform either now known or hereinafter invented, any Submission posted by you on or to the Services or any other Web site owned by The Impression, including any Submission posted on or to the Services through a third party.

3.4  You acknowledge that any Submissions you make to the Site or Services may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by The Impression and you waive any rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. We may remove your content from use at any time. Submissions made to the Site or Services may also be included in our RSS feeds, APIs and made available for republishing through other formats.

3.5  By making a Submission, you are consenting to its display and publication on the Site and in the Services and for related online and offline promotional uses.

3.6  We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorized third parties.

3.7  You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Site or Services, or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of The Impression, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on The Impression Site.

3.8  You are solely responsible for the content of your Submissions. However, while The Impression does not and cannot review every Submission and is not responsible for the content of these submissions, The Impression reserves the right to delete, move, or edit Submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.

3.9  You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the Services any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.

3.10  You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. The Impression assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the  Site.

3.11  If you are under 16, you confirm that you have permission of your parent or guardian to submit content.

4.1  The Site or Services contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. Since we are not responsible for and have no control over the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.

5.1  Please see our Privacy Policy below for details of how personally identifiable information is collected and may be processed or shared with others.

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION 6.1  We control and operate the Websites from our offices in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on the Websites are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access the Websites from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed solely and exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, USA without giving effect to any law that would result in the application of the law of another jurisdiction.

7.1  You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Impression and each of its respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

8.1  You represent, warrant and covenant (a) that no materials of any kind submitted through your account will (i) violate, plagiarize, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or (ii) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material; and (b) that you are at least thirteen years old. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Impression and all officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of these Terms of Service or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. The Impression reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

8.2  The Impression does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the Services by any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

9.1  Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of The Impression.

10.1   If you indicate on your registration form that you want to receive such information, we, our owners and assigns, will allow certain third party vendors to provide you with information about products and services.

10.2  The Impression reserves the right to send electronic mail to you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Service.

10.3  The Impression reserves the right to disclose information about your usage and demographics, provided that it will not reveal your personal identity in connection with the disclosure of such information. Advertisers and/or Licensees on our Web site may collect and share personal information about you only if you indicate your acceptance. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

10.4  The Impression may contact you via e-mail regarding your participation in user surveys, asking for feedback on current Services or prospective products and services. This information will be used to improve the Services and better understand our users, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.

11.1  As part of the registration or account creation process, you will create login credentials by selecting a password and providing an e-mail address. You also have to give us certain registration information, all of which must be accurate and updated.

11.2  Each registration is for a single user only. You are not allowed to share your registration login credentials or give your login credentials to anyone else. We may cancel or suspend your access to the The Impression Services if you share your login credentials.

Additional restrictions on user content 12.1  In addition to the terms in Section above, you agree not to use the Site to upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or regulation or under any contractual or fiduciary relationship (such as insider information, intellectual, proprietary or confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements and to intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, or the NASDAQ, and any rules, regulations, orders, directives and the like having the force of law).

DMCA notice 12.2  If you are a US copyright owner or an agent of a US copyright owner and believe that any user content or other content on the Site infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3), the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing our designated copyright agent with the following information in writing:

(i)  identification of the copyrighted work or works claimed to have been infringed;

(ii)  identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

(iii)  your contact information including name a address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address;

(iv)  a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the owner of the work, its agent, or the law;

(v)  a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and

(vi)  your physical or electronic signature;

The Impression’s designated copyright agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is: admin@theimpression.com. Only DMCA notices should go to the designated copyright agent. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this section, your DMCA notice may not be valid.

Additional disclaimers 12.3  Visitors to the Site agree that their use of the Site is at their own sole risk. The Site is provided “as is” and “as available,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness of the content of the Site; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Impression also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and The Impression has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the Site may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. The Impression and its affiliates do not endorse nor shall they be responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the Site by anyone other than authorized The Impression employees acting in such capacity.

12.4  This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the Site, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of: (i) any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content available on the Site; or (ii) any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action. The Impression does not warrant or guarantee that access to the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE IMPRESSION THE IMPRESSION+ MEMBERSHIPS (INDIVIDUAL) 13.1 You may choose to sign up and become The Impression+ (Individual) of the Site in order to gain unrestricted and unlimited access to The Impression.

13.2 The Impression+ (Individual) shall have unlimited access to: all content on the Site including exclusive content available only to The Impression+ (Individual) (“Exclusive Member Content”) and The Impression App (specific to iOS only).

13.3 You may choose to sign up for The Impression+ Membership (Individual) as users may be directed to signing up when trying to access content restricted only to The Impression+ Members, or as determined by The Impression from time to time.

13.4 The Impression offers three The Impression+ Membership (Individual) subscription packages: monthly rolling membership, quarterly rolling membership, and annual rolling membership. If you change your mind, you will have 7 days within your initial purchase of the subscription package to request a full refund by emailing admin@theimpression.com. Please note that you will only be eligible for a refund if you email The Impression within this 7-day period.

13.5 Based on the subscription chosen, your membership will then auto renew each month, quarter, or each year (the renewal date being the end of the relevant month, quarterly period, or year, respectively) with the relevant subscription fee being charged to the card details submitted by the member during registration. The Impression+ Membership (Individual) may be cancelled at any time, subject to the provisions below. For monthly and quarterly subscriptions cancellation will be effective at the end of the monthly or quarterly billing cycle during which such cancellation was requested. You shall be charged for the entire billing cycle during which cancellation is requested and no refund for any part-month remaining will be provided. For annual subscriptions, cancellation will take effect at the end of the applicable subscription year and will not be renewed for any further years, and no refund for any part-month remaining will be provided. If you fail to request cancellation, such that your annual subscription has automatically renewed for another year, you will have 7 days from the renewal date during which you may cancel the annual subscription by emailing admin@theimpression.com. Only cancellation emails received during this 7-day period will result in any form of refund.

If you use a promotional code to obtain a The Impression+ subscription at a discounted price, the discount applies only during the initial subscription period and does not apply to renewal periods. All renewals will be charged at the then-current subscription price. 

13.6 We reserve the right to increase our subscription prices at any time. We will give you at least thirty (30) days’ advance notice of any price increase, and the price increase will not apply until your current subscription period has concluded. This will give you an opportunity to cancel your subscription, as described above, before the price increase takes effect. The Impression reserves the right to change the features, content or services related to any The Impression+ Membership (Individual) package without notice to the user in order to improve the quality of the The Impression+ Membership (Individual) offered to you or to comply with any relevant laws, regulations or The Impression policies. The Impression+ Membership (Individual) subscription is priced as advertised on the Site at time of purchase, and The Impression in its sole discretion reserves the right to amend or change any subscription price. Existing The Impression+ Members (Individual) will be provided with notice of any changes to future subscription prices. Any special offer or discount offered may be withdrawn or changed without notice.

13.7 The Impression+ Membership (Individual) is to be used by a sole individual per login credentials and is non-transferable. Membership benefits including logins, access to content and services are linked to a specific User and cannot be shared with other non-Users. The Impression shall monitor the number of devices used to access an The Impression+ Membership (Individual) and breach of these terms may result in The Impression revoking your access to the Site. In the event of access being revoked due to breach of this clause, no refund shall be provided for any membership fees you may have already paid.

13.8 The Impression+ Membership (Individual) grants the member access to Exclusive Member Content on the Site and App. All Exclusive Member Content is subject to copyright law and the terms of section two of these Terms of Service apply equally to Exclusive Member Content as to any other Content accessed on or through the Site. Members should seek permission from The Impression or the relevant copyright holder before sharing or distributing any Exclusive Member Content accessed through the Site or App. In the event of failure to seek and be granted permission to share or distribute any Exclusive Member Content, in accordance with the foregoing, The Impression has the right to terminate your The Impression+ Membership (Individual) and take further action as may be appropriate to protect any and all intellectual property rights The Impression has in the Exclusive Member Content.

PRIVACY POLICY Last updated Jan 2, 2019.

GENERAL RULES AND DEFINITIONS This section describes the Privacy Policy that govern your use of certain The Impression digital products, including the website www.theimpression.com and mobile applications, offered by The Impression Ltd. (“The Impression”, “us” or “we”).

If you choose to use www.theimpression.com, any mobile sites and applications, or any of the features of this site (the “Site”), including but not limited to RSS, API, software and other downloads (collectively, the “Services”), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of The Impression Privacy Policy.  Your continued use of the Site and Services now or following the posting of notice of changes in these operating rules, will indicate acceptance by you of such rules.

It is your responsibility to read and understand this privacy policy. If you do not agree to all of this privacy policy and do not wish to be bound by it, you are not authorized to access or otherwise use the Site or Services.  In reviewing this privacy policy, please also read our Terms & Conditions

We may change, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy prior to each use of the Site and Services and by continuing to use this Site and Services, you agree to any changes.

We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online.  We appreciate that you do not want any personal information you provide to us distributed indiscriminately and here we explain how we collect information, what we do with it and what controls you have. This privacy policy may change from time to time.

This privacy policy explains the following:

  1. What personal information we collect about you;
  2. How we store your personal information;
  3. How your personal information is used;
  4. Whether we will disclose your personal information to anyone else;
  5. Any age restrictions on supplying personal information to us;
  6. How long may we may keep your personal information;
  7. Our use of cookies and web beacons on the Websites and your right to be informed about and consent to these cookies; and
  8. How to contact us.

1.1 We collect personally identifiable information about you (your “Data”) through the use of enquiry and registration forms and the provision of your details to us either online or offline.  The elements of your Data that we collect may include:

  • Name
  • Job title
  • Company name
  • Company address
  • Company size
  • Company focus
  • Home address and phone number
  • Mobile telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Payment details such as credit card information
  • Date of birth
  • Educational history
  • Market research data such as readership patterns
  • Usage statistics
  • We may also collect information that we request from you regarding your use of our service or that we collect automatically about your visit to our sites.

1.2 There are links on the Websites to third party websites over which The Impression has no control. The Impression accepts no responsibility or liability for any third-party practices on third party websites. The Impression advises you to carefully read third party privacy statements prior to the use of any third-party website.

2.1 The Websites have appropriate technical and organizational measures in place to protect against unauthorized or unlawful use of your personal information as well as the accidental loss, destruction or damage of your personal information whilst under our control. However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

2.2 Due to the international nature of the internet, the collecting and processing of your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy will often involve transferring such information between countries in which The Impression, other companies in The Impression group of companies and strategic partners are located.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 3.1  We use your Data for purposes which may include:

  • providing our users with a personalized service
  • processing orders, registrations and enquiries
  • conducting market research surveys
  • allowing users to participate in interactive features of our service, where they choose to do so
  • providing reports to our Clients containing information about usage under corporate licenses
  • running competitions, prize draws and promotions
  • providing you with information about products and services we offer
  • sharing your Data with third party organizations who offer products or services which we feel may be of interest to you
  • contacting you about specific recruitment opportunities if you register search criteria information on our recruitment sites.
  • monitoring compliance with our Terms and Conditions and Copyright Policy
  • providing you with information about The Impression or our business partners’ products and services
  • send out email alerts

3.2  We may also disclose your information to business partners and to third party suppliers we engage to provide services which involve processing data on our behalf, successors in title to our business or in accordance with a properly executed court order or as otherwise required to do so by law.

3.3   We reserve the right to fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring or requesting us to disclose the identity or other usage details of any user of our sites.

3.4  We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified by name):

  • to build up marketing profiles
  • to aid strategic development
  • to manage our relationship with advertisers
  • to audit usage of the site.

3.5  We may use technology on the registration page of our website, which may record user movements, including page scrolling, mouse clicks and text entered. The data we collect in this way helps us to identify usability issues, to improve the assistance and technical support we can provide to users and is also used for aggregated and statistical reporting purposes.

3.6   The Impression may also contact you about your registration details even if you have opted-out of or declined to consent to receiving promotional emails.

Transfer of Data: 3.7  User Data may be transferred outside The Impression to data processors such as fulfilment houses but they will act only on our instructions to provide the services required.

3.8  The Internet is a global environment. Using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing The Impression site and communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way. By agreeing to our transfer of your Data to third party organizations for them to send you details of products and services offered (as detailed above) you are deemed to provide your consent to any transfer of your Data to organizations.

DISCLOSURES 4.1 We may disclose your personal information to partners of The Impression who supply services to you on behalf of The Impression and who need to process personal information in the provision of such services. When you request goods and services from The Impression, you are consenting to the disclosure of your personal information to The Impression’s partners who may provide such goods and services. The Impression will not disclose any of your personal information to any other third parties without your express consent. We may disclose your personal information to potential employers and agents, as well as to our service providers and business partners to assist us in performing any contract we enter into with them or you, including providing the Website and the Services it enables and analytics providers, (to assist us in the improvement and optimization of the Website) and/or a member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006. A list of such third parties and agents is as follows:

  • PayPal: a subscription management service used by us to process payments
  • MailChimp: used to send administration of service emails such as email verification, password reset and welcome email; and other potential marketing messages where you have given your explicit consent for us to do so.
  • Mandrill: a transactional email platform from MailChimp (see above).
  • Pair Netwrok Services: Hosting services.

4.2 We may disclose depersonalized data (such as aggregated statistics) about the users of our Websites in order to describe our sales, customers, traffic patterns and other site information to prospective partners, advertisers, investors and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

4.3 Under certain circumstances we may occasionally be required by law, court order or governmental authority to disclose certain types of personal information and we reserve the right to comply with any such legally binding request.  Examples of the type of situation where this would occur would be:

  • in the administration of justice
  • where we have to defend ourselves legally
  • in complying with the mandatory requirements of a government department collecting information on employee benefits.

5.1  If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the Websites. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information. If we become aware that you are under [16] and are attempting to or have submitted personal information via the Websites without your parent/guardian’s permission, we will not accept such information and we will take steps to remove such information from our records. This may involve us having to access and verify your age and other relevant details.

6.1 We will hold the above information for as long as is necessary in order to conduct the processing detailed in the table above, deal with any specific issues that may raise, or otherwise as is required by law or any relevant regulatory body. Some personal data may need to be retained for longer than this to ensure The Impression can comply with applicable laws and internal compliance procedures, including retaining your email address for marketing communication suppression if you have opted not to receive any further marketing.

If information is used for two purposes, we will retain it until the purpose with the latest period expires but we will stop using it for the purpose with a shorter period when that period expires.

We restrict access to your personal information to those persons who need to use it for the relevant purpose(s). Our retention periods are based on business needs and your information that is no longer needed is either irreversibly anonymized (and the anonymized information may be retained) or securely destroyed. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the personal risk or harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the purpose for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.


7.1 Use of personal information under EU data protection laws must be justified under one of a number of legal “grounds” and we are required to set out the ground in respect of each use of your personal data in this policy. These are the principal grounds that justify our use of your information:

–  Consent: where you have consented to our use of your information (you are providing explicit, informed, freely given consent, in relation to any such use and may withdraw your consent in the circumstance detailed below by notifying us);

–  Contract performance: where your information is necessary to enter into or perform our contract with you;

–  Legal obligation: where we need to use your information to comply with our legal obligations;

–  Legitimate interests: where we use your information to achieve a legitimate interest and our reasons for using it outweigh any prejudice to your data protection rights; and

–  Legal claims: where your information if necessary for us to defend, prosecute or make a claim against you or a third party.

We use information held about you (and information about others that you have provided us with) in the following ways:

Account Details – To provide secure access to Services & To verify your identity when you log in. Use of Justification: Contractual Performance and Legitimate Interest.

Profile Information – To personalize, measure, and improve our advertising. Use of Justification:  Legitimate Interest.

Profile and Engagement Information – To improve and personalize The Impression. Use of Justification:  Legitimate Interest & Consent.

Contact Information / Communications – To advise you about changes to our services or important updates via email. To provide customer support. To send you onboarding advice via email. To send communications via email which you have signed up to and fall within the Services. To send you notifications of new content. To send you newsletters you have signed up to. Use of Justification: Contractual Performance, Legitimate Interest, Consent (you can unsubscribe from these emails).  

Purchase Information – To facilitate your purchase transaction and future renewals. To facilitate a third- party payment controller (e.g. PayPal) to process your purchases. Use of Justification: Contractual Performance and to comply with legal obligations (such as tax obligations, anti- money laundering regulations), Legitimate Interest (fraud prevention).

We will not sell your personal data (or any other data you provide us with) to third-parties; however, we reserve the right to share any data which has been anonymised and/or aggregated. You acknowledge and accept that we own all right, title and interest in and to any derived data or aggregated and/or anonymized data collected or created by us.

Marketing – We may use information for marketing products and services to you in the following ways:

Newsletters and marketing emails relating to our own similar services and products. Where required by law, we will ask for your consent at the time we collect your data to conduct any of these types of marketing. Use of Justification: Legitimate interests (to market our products and services – you have the right to unsubscribe at any time).

To send you details about our own unrelated services or products or special offers and discounts which are being provided by our selected business partners. Where required by law, we will ask your consent at the time we collect your data to conduct any of these types of marketing. Use of Justification: Consent (which can be withdrawn at any time).

8.1 We, and our partners, use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit a The Impression service, and this may include cookies or similar technologies to identify your IP address, operating system, browser or device for system administration as part of our audit trail process.

8.2 “Cookies” are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. You are not obliged to accept cookies and you can adjust your browser’s setting to prevent it from accepting cookies on your computer – go to www.cookiecentral.com for instructions on how to disable cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of our Websites if you do so. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Although they can be used to store information which may identify a user’s computer, cookies do not personally identify users and passwords and credit card information are not stored in cookies.

8.3 The following cookies are set automatically when you visit The Impression website:

Third Party Cookies Domain: theimpression.com Cookies: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz by Google The Impression uses Google Analytics, which sets a cookie in order to anonymously identify when users return to specific websites.

Google uses the information sent with this cookie to store a history of website pages visited in a user’s session. This data will not be used to associate any part of your identity, anonymous or not, with any other data held by Google.

Further information about how to opt-out of this cookie can be found at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

9.1 If you wish to access the personal information held by us, you should contact us using the information provided below.

9.2 We will provide you with copies of all the personal information we hold about you, on payment of a nominal administration charge of $10.

9.3 Please help us to keep our records of your personal information up-to-date by notifying us of any changes or corrections to the personal information we hold about you.

10.1  If you do not understand or accept this privacy policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to your personal information then please email admin@theimpression.com

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