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Privacy Policy

Terms of use and disclaimer

We are committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals using this website.

This policy explains how we use any personal information we collect from you through this site.

Collection of personal information

You can access many of the pages on the Science of Beauty website without giving us your personal information. However, you may choose to provide us with your personal information on some pages of the website.

For example when you:

  • complete a personal description form
  • provide comments and feedback

The information we collect through the enquiry form may include information relating to your physical or mental health. When you submit personal information, you consent to our use of the information as set out in this privacy information statement.

The Online Form

In addition to the above, we request some personal information in our online form. This includes:

  • the first part of your postcode or the name of your town
  • your gender
  • your date of birth
  • your contact details if you submit a call back request

Why do we need this information?

We ask for the first part of your postcode or the name of your town so that we can compile our records.

We ask for your gender and date or birth so that we can tailor our analysis to take into account age and gender. This information is kept anonymous.

Use of personal information

We shall use any personal information you give to us in accordance with this policy, and with any additional statements appearing on forms used for submitting your personal information. We shall not disclose your personal information to any third parties without obtaining your prior consent unless we are required by law to do so. In particular:

If you submit an enquiry: we shall use your personal information to administer and respond to your enquiry. Your enquiry will be researched by our information team, who will respond to you. We shall securely store the information you supply and the response we provide. We may produce reports on the use of the enquiry service to enable us to monitor and develop it. These reports will be based on anonymous data, which means that individuals will not be identified in the reports.

If you contact us regarding the website: we shall use your details to reply to you. We try to respond to all feedback where a valid email address is included. If you make a comment or complaint about other aspects of the service, we may use your details to investigate your comments.

With your permission, academic institutions may occasionally use our data in relevant studies. In these instances, we shall inform you in advance and you will have the choice to opt out of the study. The information that is used will be made anonymous and will be confidential.

Data storage

All data obtained by the Science of Beauty website is held and used in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), which supplements the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a piece of data that may be stored on your computer when you visit a website. When you visit our website, our server will record your computer's IP address (the unique numerical address given to every computer connected to the internet) and the time and duration of your visit. Our website will also store a cookie on your computer.

This cookie and your IP address will be used to record the pages you visit on our website. We will use this information to analyse the way our site is used, and to administer and improve the accessibility of our site.

Cookies also enable the website to remember the answers you have given to the answers entered into our beauty analysis programme. This ensures that the analysis offered is correctly matched to the features you may have. As it is interactive, the analysis programme needs to use cookies to work.

We will not use information from cookies for any other purpose than those outlined above. The Science of Beauty website will not use cookies or IP addresses to identify individuals.

You may disable the use of cookies in your Internet browser but this may affect your use of some features of this website as outlined above.

More about cookies we use

Search Engine

The search engine on this website is designed to be as effective and simple to use as the popular search engine Google. In order to achieve this, we use a piece of hardware (a search ‘appliance’) supplied by Google that is connected to our web server. It constantly searches and indexes the content on our site. All search requests entered into the website are handled by the Google search appliance and this information is not passed on to any third party, including Google.


This website contains links to other sites.

We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties that run any other websites. Please refer to their own privacy policies for more information.

Access to your personal information

You have a right under the Data Protection Act 2018 to ask us to provide you with the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected.

Contacting Us

This website is operated by the Science of Beauty (SOB). If you have any queries relating to this policy, please contact us.



Privacy Information Statement

Personal Data about those registering on main Science of Beauty Company website


This policy describes the Science of Beauty Company’s practices regarding personally identifiable information and data (“personal information”). This policy applies to our websites, applications, email and text messages, and social media accounts (the “Platforms”). When you use the Platforms, you agree to the terms in this policy.

Edition 1.0

This statement gives information about your personal data held in the Science of Beauty Company’s marketing database and associated systems.

The Science of Beauty Company holds (and will hold in the future)

  • Information that you choose to provide to the Science of Beauty Company, through its websites or otherwise
  • Information gathered from the Science of Beauty Company’s own systems about your use of the Science of Beauty Company website and about Science of Beauty Company’s interactions with you. This includes information gathered through cookies1 and other similar tools.

You do not have to register or give any personal information to make use of Science of Beauty Company’s main websites. To register with the Science of Beauty Company the only information you are required to give is your e-mail address (plus confirmation that you are over 16). All other information fields at registration are optional.

“Science of Beauty Company” (the ‘controller’ of the information) is:
The Science of Beauty (S.O.B) Limited

Bank House

269 to 275 Cranbrook Road



E-mail: scienceofbeauty500@googlemail.com

The purpose for processing personal data about you
(‘Processing’ means anything the Science of Beauty Company does with the information about you including gathering it, holding it, using it and disclosing it.)
The primary purpose for which the Science of Beauty Company will process your personal data is for the marketing of its products, including direct marketing communications to you.

This includes:

  • identifying you when you contact us
  • monitoring your preferences so that you can save time when searching our website
  • processing your requests to participate in marketing promotions
  • monitoring and recording phone and written communications with you for quality assurance and compliance purposes and for dealing with your complaints and queries
  • understanding which parts of the Science of Beauty Company’s website, and which products and services, most interest you

The legal basis for this is that it is necessary for the legitimate interests of Science of Beauty Company or companies within the Science of Beauty Company in carrying out marketing activities.

If you choose to give information beyond that which Science of Beauty Company requires you to provide, the basis for processing that information is your consent as demonstrated by your voluntarily providing it. You have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. You can do this by writing to the Science of Beauty Company at the address shown above.

As part of its processing, the Science of Beauty Company will perform some automated profiling and decision-making based on the information it holds about you in order to make information presented to you more relevant to your interests.

If, in the future, the Science of Beauty Company wishes to process your data for some other purpose it will first provide you with information about that other purpose.

Where you have given your consent to this, the Science of Beauty Company will also use your personal data for the purpose of electronic marketing communications to you (normally by e-mail) which may include :

  • conducting surveys and asking your opinion on our products and services
  • notifying you of products or offers that may be of interest to you
  • notifying you of promotions such as free gifts, contests and prize draws.
  • marketing analysis and customer profiling
  • invitations to events

The legal basis for this is your specific consent. You may withdraw your consent to this additional purpose (independently of your right to object to the Science of Beauty Company processing data for the general purposes described above) at any time by writing to the Science of Beauty Company at the address shown above.

The Science of Beauty Company will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active and for a period of time thereafter to allow you to re-activate your account without loss of information.

We will also retain your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our contracts.


The Science of Beauty Company uses third parties to perform some processing activities on its behalf. Some or all of your personal data may be disclosed to them, but they are only permitted to use the disclosed data for the purposes for which the Science of Beauty Company holds your data and in accordance with the Science of Beauty Company’s directions.

As a “data subject” you have statutory rights to request from the Science of Beauty Company access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning yourself or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability and the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.


Your rights with respect to personal information

  • » Access: You are entitled at any time to obtain information about your personal information that we store, in accordance with applicable law and without any fee. However, in exceptional cases we ask you to pay reasonable fee before we provide the information if permitted by applicable law
  • » Rectification: You may request that we rectify any of your personal information that is incomplete or incorrect
  • » Deletion: You may request that we delete your account
  • » Objection: You may object, at any time, to your personal information being processed for direct marketing purposes
  • » Restrictions of processing: You may ask us to cease processing of your personal information for example if you have objected to the processing and the existence of legitimate ground is still under consideration
  • » Data portability: If applicable, you may request us to send you your personal information in a commonly used and machine readable format which shall be decided on in the Science of Beauty Company’s sole discretion
  • » Right to withdraw consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on such consent before it was withdrawn

We may request proof of your identity before acting upon any request. We may not be able to allow you to access certain personal information in some cases. For example if your personal information is connected with personal information of other persons, or for legal reasons. In such cases we will provide you with an explanation why you cannot obtain this information. We may also deny your request for deletion or rectification of your personal information due to statutory provisions, especially those affecting the Science of Beauty Company’s accounting, processing of claims, and mandatory data retention, which may prohibit deletion or anonymisation.


Science of Beauty Company’s European Data Protection Officer may be contacted by writing to “Bank House

269 to 275 Cranbrook Road



E-mail: scienceofbeauty500@googlemail.com”


If you are located outside the EU the Science of Beauty Company may transfer some of your personal data, outside the EU, to the Science of Beauty Company staff in the region concerned and to contractors in that region used by the Science of Beauty Company to provide services. This will be subject to the protections required by law.



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