Privacy Notice

This website is operated by TRP Research Ltd, Wellington House, Queen Street, Taunton, TA1 3UF (Registered in England, Company No. 3825912). TRP Research Ltd uses personal data for the following broad purposes:-

  • The general running and business administration of the Company.
  • To provide services to the Company’s clients.
  • To carry out primary research.
  • The ongoing administration and management of client services.

We process personal data for the following Data Subjects:

  • Current, past and prospective Company clients and suppliers.
  • Current and past employees.
  • Candidates who submit applications for jobs at TRP Research.
  • Research participants.
  • Potential clients who have given us their details and consented to being contacted via email for marketing purposes.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with all applicable Data Protection laws and regulations and in line with the highest standards of ethical conduct. We have adopted the following principles to govern the collection, use, retention, transfer, disclosure and destruction of all Personal Data:

  • Principle 1: Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency Personal Data shall be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the Data Subject. This means, the Company must tell the Data Subject what Processing will occur (transparency), the Processing must match the description given to the Data Subject (fairness), and it must be for one of the purposes specified in the applicable Data Protection regulation (lawfulness).
  • Principle 2: Purpose Limitation Personal Data shall be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further Processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes. This means the Company must specify exactly what the Personal Data collected will be used for and limit the Processing of that Personal Data to only what is necessary to meet the specified purpose.
  • Principle 3: Data Minimisation Personal Data shall be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are Processed. This means the Company must not store any Personal Data beyond what is strictly required.
  • Principle 4: Accuracy Personal Data shall be accurate and, kept up to date. This means the Company must have in place processes for identifying and addressing out-of-date, incorrect and redundant Personal Data.
  • Principle 5: Storage Limitation Personal Data shall be kept in a form which permits identification of Data Subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the Personal Data is Processed. This means the Company must, wherever possible, store Personal Data in a way that limits or prevents identification of the Data Subject.
  • Principle 6: Integrity & Confidentiality Personal Data shall be Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the Personal Data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful Processing, and against accidental loss, destruction or damage. The Company must use appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Personal Data is maintained at all times.
  • Principle 7: Accountability The Data Controller shall be responsible for, and be able to demonstrate compliance.  This means the Company must demonstrate that the six Data Protection Principles (outlined above) are met for all Personal Data for which it is responsible.

Where we have collected a potential client’s personal data via a prize draw (or similar) we adhere to all principles outlined above and process the data as follows:

  • Data is collected via a web collection form hosted on our website. The prize draw is open for a stated period of time as detailed in the individual draw T&Cs.
  • Data collected includes name, position and business email address alongside other marketing specific information.
  • The data collected will not be shared with any external organisation and will be used for marketing purposes only.
  • The data will be held on a designated server in the UK with employee access granted on a need-to-know basis by job position. We will hold the data for as long as it is relevant for the marketing task and then it will be destroyed.
  • Individuals can unsubscribe from the data list by emailing with ‘Unsubscribe’ in the heading. Similarly any Privacy rights request such as the ‘Right to Erasure’ can be sent to the same email address.


We have Privacy Notices for each type of data we collect.

If you are a client please see our GDPR Data Protection Policy

If you are a member of TRP Surveys, Survey PRAEG, Panel Cyfryngau Cymru Media Panel Wales or Media Opinions Ireland, please see the Privacy Notices available on the panel websites.

If you are a research participant for a survey run by TRP Research a Privacy Notice will be supplied to you along with your invitation to take part in the research.

If you are applying for job at TRP Research please see the Recruitment Privacy Notice available on the Careers Page of this website.

If you are a member of staff please see the Employment Privacy Notice available from the People & Development Team.

We keep this Privacy Notice under regular review; the notice was last updated May 2024.