Privacy Policy


Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable with how we use and share your personal information, this policy sets out how No Bullshit Excuses and its third parties handle your personal information, including when and why it is collected, used and disclosed and how it is kept secure.
This policy is subject to change, so please check this page from time to time to ensure that you're happy with any changes.


No Bullshit Excuses a UK company. The 'controller' of your personal information will be the company in our group that you are interacting with namely No Bullshit Excuses or with whom your information has been shared. A 'controller' decides why and how your personal information is processed.
Where this policy refers to we, our or us below, unless it mentions otherwise, it's referring to the particular company that is the controller of your personal information.


We may collect and process the following personal information about you

Personal information you give to us: This is information about you that you give to us by entering information via our websites, third-party websites, social media pages or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise and is provided entirely voluntarily. The information you give to us includes your name, contact details such as phone number, email address and postal address, enquiry details and your opinion of our products.

Personal information we collect about you: We may automatically collect the following personal information: our web servers store as standard, details of your browser and operating system, the website from which you visit our website, the pages that you visit on our website, the date of your visit, and, for security reasons, e.g. to identify attacks on our website, the IP address assigned to you by your internet service. We collect some of this information using cookies, please see the separate 'Cookies' section for further information. We may also collect any personal information you allow to be shared that is part of your public profile on a third-party social network.

Personal information we may receive from other sources: We obtain certain personal information about you from sources outside our business which may include third-party companies; the personal information received is as described in the two paragraphs above and will not be used for marketing purposes unless you have opted in to receiving our communications. 

Please see further 'How we use your personal information' for details of the purposes for which we use the personal information we obtain from these sources and the legal basis on which we rely to process that information. The remaining provisions of this policy also apply to any personal information we obtain from these sources.


Where you have provided consent

We may use and process your personal information where you have consented for us to do so for the following purposes:

  • to fulfil enquiries or information requests.
  • to supply brochures and other material you have specifically requested from us.
  • to contact you via email, text message, post or telephone with marketing information about No Bullshit Excuses events and other products and services (see Marketing section below for further details).
  • to share your personal information with manufacturers and third parties for them to contact you with marketing information about their products and services. Please see the Marketing section below in this policy to find out more about these third parties.

Where required to perform a contact with you

We may use and process your personal information where it is necessary to fulfil a contract with you, for safety purposes or in order to take steps you requested prior to entering into a contract with you including for the following purposes:

  • to exchange information for warranty/product recalls/aftersales.
  • to allow for the provision of third-party communications by our provider.
  • to inform you of any safety recalls issued by the manufacturer or supplier regarding our products.

Where it is in the interests of safety

We may use your personal information to contact you if there are any urgent safety or product recall notices where we reasonably believe that the processing of your personal information will prevent or reduce any potential harm to you. It is in the interests of your safety for us to use your personal information in this way.

Where required to comply with our legal obligations

We will use your personal information to comply with our legal obligations including: to assist HMRC, the Police, or any other public authority or criminal investigation body; to identify you when you contact us and to verify the accuracy of data that we hold about you.

Where there is a legitimate interest

We may use and process your personal information where it is necessary for us to pursue our legitimate interests as a business for the following purposes:

  • for analysis, and profiling to inform our marketing strategy, and to enhance and personalise your customer or visitor experience.
  • to improve the relevance of products and services that we deliver to you.
  • to administer our websites and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, testing and statistical purposes.
  • for marketing activities (other than where we rely on your consent) for example to tailor marketing communications or send targeted marketing messages via social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other third-party platforms.
  • for the prevention of fraud, money laundering and other criminal activities.
  • to undertake credit checks for finance.
  • to correspond and communicate with you.
  • to create a better understanding of you as a customer or visitor.
  • for network and information security in order for us to take steps to protect your information against loss or damage, theft and unauthorised access.
  • to comply with a request from you in connection with the exercise of your rights for example where you have asked us not to contact you for marketing purposes, we will keep a record of this on our suppression lists in order to be able to comply with your request and the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • for the purposes of corporate restructure or reorganisation or sale of our business or assets.
  • for efficiency, accuracy or other improvements of our databases and systems.
  • to enforce or protect our contractual or other legal rights or to bring or defend legal proceedings.
  • for general administration including managing your queries, complaints, or claims, and sending service messages to you.


Our suppliers and service providers

We may disclose your information to our third-party service providers, agents, subcontractors and other organisations for the purposes of providing services to us or directly to you on our behalf. Such third parties may include cloud services providers (such as hosting and email management) or advertising agencies, administrative services or other third parties who provide services to us.

When we use third-party service providers, we only disclose to them any personal information that is necessary for them to provide their service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it other than in accordance with our specific instructions.

Third parties who provide products and services

We work closely with various third parties to bring you a range of products and services which are complementary to ours.

When you enquire about or purchase one or more of these products or services through us, the relevant third party may use your details to provide you with information and carry out their obligations arising from any contracts you have entered into with them.

These third-party product providers may share your information with us which we will use in accordance with this policy. In some cases, they will be acting as a controller of your information and therefore we advise you to read their privacy policy.

Other ways we may share your personal information

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation. We may also transfer your personal information if we're under a duty to disclose or share it in order to comply with any legal obligation, to detect or report a crime, to enforce or apply the terms of our contracts or to protect the rights, property or safety of our visitors and customers, we will always take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

All information you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). By way of example, this may happen where any of our group companies are incorporated in a country outside of the EEA or if any of our servers or those of our third-party service providers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EEA. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK.
If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy. These steps include imposing contractual obligations on the recipient of your personal information or ensuring that the recipients are subscribed to international policies that aim to ensure that personal data is processed, handled and stored securely.


If we collect your personal information, the length of time we retain it is determined by a number of factors including the purpose for which we use that information and our obligations under other laws.
We do not retain personal information in an identifiable format for longer than is necessary to perform our business obligations.

We may need your personal information to establish, bring or defend legal claims, in which case we will retain your personal information for 7 years after the last occasion on which we have used your personal information in one of the ways specified in 'How we use your personal information'.
The only exceptions to this are where:

the law requires us to hold your personal information for a longer period, or delete it sooner.
you exercise your right to have the information erased and we do not need to hold it in connection with any of the reasons permitted in this section, or because we are required under the law as specified in 'Erasing your personal information or restricting its processing, and in limited cases, the law permits us to keep your personal information indefinitely provided we put the required protections in place.

Your rights:

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information under data protection law. We may ask you for information to confirm your identity and to help us to search for your personal information. We will respond to you within 30 days from the date we receive your information request.
Accessing your personal information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information that we hold about you by emailing or writing to us at the address at the end of this policy. There may be occasions where we are unable to provide you with a copy of your personal information if this concerns other individuals or we have another lawful reason to withhold that information.

Correcting and updating your personal information

The accuracy of your information is important to us, if any of your information changes such as your name, address/email address, or any of the information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, please let us know by contacting us.

Withdrawing your consent

Where we rely on your consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information, as set out in 'How we use your personal information', you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the details at the end of this policy. If you would like to withdraw your consent to receiving any direct marketing to which you previously opted-in, you can also do so using the unsubscribe links provided on all of our electronic communications. Any communication sent prior to your removal request remains lawful.

Objecting to our use of your personal information and automated decisions made about you.

Where we rely on our business interests as the legal basis for processing your personal information, as described in 'How we use your personal information', you may object to us using your personal information for these purposes by emailing or writing to us at the address provided at the end of this policy. Except for the obligatory purposes for which we can continue to process your personal information, we will temporarily stop processing your personal information in line with your request. If we reach an agreement that your request is justified in accordance with your rights under data protection laws, we will permanently stop using your data for those purposes. Otherwise, we will provide you with our justification as to why we need to continue using your data.

You may object to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes and we will automatically comply with your request. If you would like to do so either contact us using the information provided at the end of this policy or use the unsubscribe links provided on all of our electronic communications.

Erasing/restricting the processing of your personal information
In certain circumstances, you may ask for your personal information to be removed from our systems by emailing or writing to us at the address at the end of this policy. Unless there is a reason that the law allows us to use your personal information for longer, we will process your request within 30 days of the receipt of your request.

You may also ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in the following situations:

  • where you believe it is unlawful for us to do so, or
  • you have objected to its use and an investigation is pending or we are retaining your information in relation to any legal proceedings.
  • In these situations, we may only process your personal information during the restrictive period if we have your consent or we are legally required to do so, for example, to protect the rights of another individual or company or in relation to any legal proceedings.

Transferring your personal information to you

Where we rely on your consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information or need to process it in connection with your contract, as described in 'How we use your personal information', you may ask us to provide you with a digital copy of the personal information we hold about you. We will provide this to you electronically in a secured data file, such as a compressed CSV or an XLSX file.

You can ask us to send your personal information directly to another service provider, and we will do so if this is technically and legally possible. We may not provide you with a copy of your personal information if this concerns other individuals or we have another lawful reason to withhold that information.

Complaining to the UK data protection regulator

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) if you are concerned about the way we have processed your personal information. Please visit the ICO's website for further details.


Security measures we put in place to protect your personal information

No Bullshit Excuses use technical and organisational security measures to protect the personal information supplied by you and managed by us against manipulation, loss, destruction, and access by third parties. Our security measures are continually reviewed to ensure your personal information is secure.


No Bullshit Excuses uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) which is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure however we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information whilst in transit to our website and any transmission is at your own risk.

Where we have issued, or where you have chosen a password that enables you to access any of our websites or services, you are responsible for keeping this password secure. To prevent unauthorised access to your personal information we ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Use of cookies

'Cookies' are small files which are sent back and forth with website pages which can be used to identify that you have previously visited a site, or to store small bits of information locally with you. This website only uses cookies to help us make your experience on the website better. If you want to know more about what cookies are and how to control them, is a great resource, or read on to see what we use cookies for:




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Google Analytics


We make use of a tool from Google called Google analytics which tells us about the way people are using this website. It uses cookies to detect that someone has been to the site before, so that we can see how often people return to the site, how long they stay, and where on this website they tend to go. We use this to try to work out what kind of experience they're having on the site, so we can make it better. Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of people visiting this website and let us see how they're moving around the site. We use this when we make decisions on the type of content we create and how we structure the site. .

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For more information about Google Analytics and the cookies it sets, please take a look at this breakdown of their cookies.

Session Cookies

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Session cookies only last for the duration of a user's visit to a website. Session cookies help improve the functionality of website by passing information on from one page to another. For example, if you log in to our website, session cookies are used to keep you logged in. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

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AddThis Cookie


AddThis is used to give visitors the option to recommend our website content on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. You will see icons on the top and bottom of each of our web pages.

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Where can I find more information about cookies, and how do I turn cookies off or delete cookies?

Find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them at the following website You can block most cookies (except for Flash cookies) by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our sites, or you may experience reduced functionality when accessing certain services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our website. You can opt-out of receiving cookies from a range of ad servers (including, among others, Doubleclick, Videology, AudienceScience, Flashtalking and Microsoft) by visiting and following the instructions provided. Generally, you can't delete Flash cookies (also known as local shared objects) with browser controls, but Adobe's website at provides information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies. Click here for details. Please note that if you disable Flash cookies, you will not be able to play content on the ITV Player. If you want to delete cookies from the browser on your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Website links

Our website may contain links to other websites/third-party organisations which we do not control therefore this policy does not apply to those websites and apps‚ please ensure that you read their privacy statements. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites and Apps even if you access them using links on our websites, we provide links to those websites solely for your information and convenience. We specifically disclaim responsibility for their content, privacy practices, and terms of use, and we make no endorsements, representations, or promises about their accuracy, content, or thoroughness. Your disclosure of personal information to third-party websites is at your own risk.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third-party website, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party website and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party website.

Social links

We use links to social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Twitter, and others.

When you visit our websites, there are links that enable you to easily connect to social networks, by activating these links we may send data to the respective social networks. They then remain active until you deactivate them again or delete your cookies. Please see 'Cookies' for further details regarding our use of cookies.

After their activation, a direct link to the respective social network is established. The contents of the link are then transmitted from the social network directly to your browser and incorporated into the website.

After activation of a social link, the social network can retrieve data, independently of whether you interact with the link or not. If you are logged on to a social network, the network can assign your visit to our website to your user account. A social network cannot assign a visit to websites operated by our other group companies unless and until you activate the respective link there as well.
If you are a member of a social network and do not wish it to combine data retrieved from your visit to our websites with your membership data, you must log out from the social network concerned before activating any links.

We have no influence over the data that is collected by the social networks through their respective links. The data use policies of the social networks provide information on the purpose and extent of the data that they collect, how this data is processed and used, the rights available to you, and the settings that you can use to protect your privacy.

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We do not handle your card transactions, nor do we store any card details whatsoever. All payments made via our online shop are handled by Shopify Pay - globally trusted secure online payment gateways. For more information please refer to their respective policies.


We collect your personal information to send you marketing information directly from us by email/SMS including:

  • if you register an account with us online, make a purchase online or instore; or
  • if you make an enquiry or request we contact you

We will only do so if you have consented to receive such marketing information directly from us.

We may contact you with targeted online advertising via third-party websites and social media platforms by using your personal information to make marketing more relevant to you unless you object.

We will only share your personal information with recommended third parties for them to contact you with marketing information about their products and services where you have indicated that you would like us to do so. Once shared, the relevant third-party's privacy policy will apply to their processing of your personal information. If you'd like to opt-out of receiving marketing from a third party after providing your consent, you can do so at any time by contacting the relevant third party directly.

If you opt-in to receiving marketing from our recommended third parties, you will receive marketing from the third parties listed in the table below via your preferred communication methods indicated by you:
From time to time, we may ask you to update your information by asking you to confirm that you wish to continue receiving marketing communications from us.