Privacy Policy
  • We ask that you read this website privacy policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.
    1.    Who we are
    The Secret Takeaways website and mobile app (the “App“) is owned and operated by Occupyd Limited (“us”, “we”, “Occupyd”or “Secret Takeaways”) a company registered in Scotland with company number SC598965, having its registered office address at Exchange Tower, 19 Canning Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 8EH.

  • Defined terms used in this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise defined, have the meanings given to them in our Terms of Use, which can be found here *Insert Link

  • We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.

  • 1.     Our collection and use of your personal information
    We collect personal information about you when you access the App, register with us, contact us, send us feedback, purchase services via the App, post material to the App or compete customer surveys.

  • We collect this personal information from you either directly, such as when you register with us, contact us or purchase services via the App or indirectly, such as your browsing activity while on the App (see ‘Cookies’ below).

  • We also collect personal information about you from Facebook if you register with us via Facebook, including name, email address, phone number, date of birth and any other information available on your Facebook profile.

  • The personal information we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through the App. Such information includes:

  • your name, address and contact details
    date of birth
    details of any feedback you give us by phone, email, post or via social media
    information about the services we provide to you
    your account details, such as username, login details
    We use this personal information to:

  • create and manage your account with us
    verify your identity
    provide services to you
    customise the App and its content to your particular preferences
    send you Listings you may be interested in based on your particular preferences
    notify you of any changes to the App or to the Service that may affect you
    improve the Service
    moderate the interactions between Users and other Users
    The App is not intended for use by children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect or use personal information relating to children.

  • If you would like to request that we delete any personal information we have collected please email

  • 2.     Our legal basis for processing your personal information
    When we use your personal information we are required to have a legal basis for doing so. There are various different legal bases upon which we may rely, depending on what personal information we process and why.

  • The legal bases we may rely on include:

  • consent:where you have given us clear consent for us to process your personal information for a specific purpose
    contract: where our use of your personal information is necessary for a contract we have with you, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract
    legal obligation: where our use of your personal information is necessary for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations)
    legitimate interests:where our use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party (unless there is a good reason to protect your personal information which overrides our legitimate interests)
    3.     Further information—the personal information we collect, when and how we use it
    For further details on when we collect personal information, what we collect as well as how we use it, please read the following sections:

  • When information is collected    What information we ask for    How and why we use your information
    When you register with us    Contact details: your name and email address    We ask for this: — to create and manage your account with us; and — to communicate with you about your account We will keep this information until: — you close your account with us — we close your account
    When you register with us    Information available from your Facebook profile or Google Account    We ask for this: — to create and manage your account with us; — to communicate with you about your account; and — improve the Service We will keep this information until: — you close your account with us — we close your account
    4.     Who we share your personal information with
    We may disclose aggregate statistics about visitors to the App or Listings in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers, sponsors and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.

  • We may disclose your personal information to any of our affiliates, or to our agents or contractors who assist us in providing the Service, processing transactions, fulfilling requests for information, receiving and sending communications, updating marketing lists, analysing data, providing IT and other support services or in other tasks, from time to time. Our agents and contractors will only use your information to the extent necessary to perform their functions.

  • In the event that we undergo re-organisation or are sold to a third party, you agree that any personal information we hold about you may be transferred to that re-organised entity or third party.

  • We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to prevent fraud or cyber crime or to protect the App or the rights, property or personal safety of any person.

  • 5.     Cookies and similar technologies
    When you interact with the App, we try to make that experience simple and meaningful. When you visit the App, a web server sends a cookie or other similar technology to your computer or mobile device (as the case may be). Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer or mobile device (as the case may be) when you visit a website and which store and sometimes track information. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the App and will last for longer.

  • The cookies and/or other similar technologies we use collect information, such as the type of internet browser or mobile device you use, any website from which you have come to the App, your IP address and/or the operating system of your computer or mobile device.

  • We use cookies and/or other similar technologies, such as tracking pixels, either alone or in combination with each other to:

  • remember that you have visited us before. This means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive. This allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get;
    customise elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of the App;
    collect statistical information about how you use the App (including how long you spend on the App) and where you have come to the App from, so that we can improve the App and learn which parts of the App are most popular with Users; and
    gather information about the pages on the App that you visit, and also other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment”. This information is collected by reference to the IP address that you are using and includes information about the county and city you are in, together with the name of your internet service provider.
    Some of the cookies used by the App are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf.

  • We will ask for your permission to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested (e.g. for you to use the App).

  • Most web and mobile device browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser or mobile device. Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on the App, you may not be able to take full advantage of the App.

  • For further information on cookies generally or

  • 6.     Marketing
    We would like to send you information about Listings and special offers which may be of interest to you. Where we have your consent or it is in our legitimate interests to do so, we may do this by post, email, telephone, text message (SMS) or automated call.

  • We will only ask whether you would like us to send you marketing messages when you tick the relevant boxes when you register your account with us.

  • If you have previously agreed to being contacted in this way, you can unsubscribe at any time by:

  • contacting us at
    using the ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails or ‘STOP’ number in texts
    [—updating your marketing preferences on our [link to preference centre]]

  • It may take up to 2 days for this to take place.

  • For more information on your rights in relation to marketing, see ‘Your rights’ below.

  • 7.     Your rights
    Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:

  • fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information
    access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
    require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
    require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
    receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
    object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
    object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
    object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
    otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
    claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws
    For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:

  • email, call or write to us
    let us have enough information to identify you (eg account number, user name, registration details),
    let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and
    let us know the information to which your request relates including any account or reference numbers, if you have them
    8.     Keeping your personal information secure
    We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

  • We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

  • 1.     How to complain
    We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.

  • The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at

  • Make a complaint  or telephone: 0303 123 1113.

  • 2.     Changes to this website privacy policy
    This website privacy policy was published on 31.08.2021 and last updated on 18.02.22.

  • We may change this website privacy policy from time to time, when we do we will inform you via the App.

  • 12. How to contact us
    Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you.

  • If you wish to contact us, please send an email to