Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.thestatsdontlie.com. We have aligned our Privacy Policy with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which comes into effect on 25th May 2018

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When you submit a contact form to us, we will use your name and email address for reply purposes only, these will not be stored anywhere on our system, and your original email will be deleted within 30 days of receipt.


Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Opting in to cookies from us and our partners enables us to provide you with the quality content and information we currently do, which is dependent on the revenue we generate from advertising. We and our partners use your personal data in order to personalise your experience and provide you with relevant content and brand messages and measure activity on the site. You can revisit your choices at any time.


We use Google Analytics to measure site activity, Google operates as a data processor for Google Analytics. This is reflected in our their Data Processing Terms.
Google Analytics is a data processor under GDPR because Google Analytics collects and processes data on behalf of it’s clients, pursuant to their instructions.
Google (specifically Google Analytics and DoubleClick for Publishers) based in the United States with data centers in the locations listed here (https://www.google.com/about/datacenters/inside/locations/index.html), who collect pseudonymous personal data: IP address, device identifiers, cookie identifiers and geolocation information for the main purposes of providing statistical data (web analytics) and advertising services.
Google complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and subject to enforcement by the Federal Trade Commission. Google, including Google Inc. and its wholly-owned US subsidiaries, has certified that it adheres to the relevant Privacy Shield Principles, including for Google Analytics.

Google is ISO 27001 certified with Certificate number: 2016-006 Certified by EY CertifyPoint since: April 29, 2016


We use Snack Media as an advertising partner on the site, who may use your personal data in order to personalise your experience and provide you with relevant content and brand messages and measure activity on the site.
You may view their privacy policy here


If you sign up for a membership, your name and email address will be added to our records for the duration of your membership. However we do not hold any payment information, credit card information or passwords on our system.


We may occasionally run competitions in which we require your name and email address. These will be stored by us during the competition and will be used to contact and competition winners only, this information will be deleted once the competition has ended

Contact information

Please contact [email protected] for further information

Last Edited on 24/05/2018