IMR privacy policy

International Marketing Reports (IMR) is committed to respecting the privacy of site visitors. Our policy regarding your data and privacy is outlined below.

This privacy policy is for this website and served by International Marketing Reports Ltd, Suite 7, 33 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0AB, United Kingdom and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to.

Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website.

Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you. Our contact information is provided if you have any questions.

Under the current British Data Protection Act, the following principles apply to this website. All collected information shall be:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed
  • Processed for limited purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Accurate
  • Not kept longer than necessary
  • Processed in accordance with the data subject's rights
  • Secure
  • Not transferred to countries without adequate protection

Data collection

IMR automatically collects the following information about primary visitors: URL, browser type, server's regional location and pages of the website viewed.

Use of cookies

Some pages on this site use 'cookies' to improve the user experience, which are small files that the site places on your device. These files are used to store users' profile and preferred settings.

By not accepting cookies, some pages might not fully function and you might not be able to access certain information on this site. Please note that cookies cannot read data from your device.

As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission for, to deny the use of, saving of cookies on their device.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their device, they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system upon their first visit.

Website visitor tracking

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your device to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Volunteered data

For registration to view our publications, we request the following information to be voluntarily submitted online by the user: title, name, company sector, email.


Every communication involving personal details is secure.


Please note that some of the information collected from this website could be stored indefinitely.

Usage and confidentiality

1. We do not distribute users' details to any third parties (excluding legal obligation and court injunction).

2. Users can easily opt out of our electronic marketing programme by contacting us at any time, as outlined below.

3. When receiving a promotional email from IMR, users can easily opt out of our electronic marketing programme by following the brief and clear instructions featured in the email message.

The information we collect will not be used to create customer profiles based on browsing history. We might offer links to other websites. Please note: When you click on links to other websites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours.

The DPA & GDPR May 2018

IMR and this website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK's exit from the European Union.

Adverts and sponsored links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertiser’s website through a referral programme which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your device. Users should therefore note that they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and IMR cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Downloads and media files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity.

Contact and communication with IMR

Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required.

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in 'IMR privacy policy' above.

Email mailing list and marketing messages

We operate an email mailing list programme, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in 'IMR pricacy policy' above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages. The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.

Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.

External website links and third parties

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.

Social media policy and usage

We adopt a social media policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with, such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. Website visitors use social sharing buttons at their own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to their social media profile feed or page.

Access to information

Buyers can access the information collected about them on this site and contact us about inaccuracies. If you would like a copy of the information kept about you, or if you have any further questions about privacy or security, please contact:

IMR Ltd, Suite 7, 33 Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0AB, United Kingdom
Call +44 (0) 1364 642224

We will answer your query in five working days, free of charge.





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