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Privacy Policy

In general, we use the personal information that we collect from you to allow you to use the services offered by our website. This Privacy Policy applies only to our Service and not to any other company, individual, organisation or website that you may reach via a link from our website, except for those companies we mention below.

If at any time you have a question about anything contained in this Privacy Policy or a general query on privacy, please contact us at:

The Hat Magazine Ltd
Mindspace 4th floor
The Relay Building
114 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7PT
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7247 1120

Your use of our Service signifies your consent to us collecting and using personal information about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Should we choose to change our Privacy Policy for any reason, the changes will be posted here, so that you are always kept informed of how we collect and use your personal information, and when we may disclose it.
Please note we will not collect the personal information of any individual who tells us he or she is under the age of 18. In order to process your purchases and in order to reconcile our accounts, Chargify, Braintree and PayPal, or such other payment partner as we may use from time to time, may provide us with information detailing the credits and/or debits made to your credit/debit card. We make sure that all the information we hold on you is as safe as possible. In addition, we have strict security procedures covering the storage and disclosure of your information in order to prevent unauthorised access and to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. This means that sometimes we may ask you for proof of identity before disclosing any personal information to you. We use your information to process orders you make from our Site.
We may contact you from time to time to let you know about our services, which may include sending you newsletters and news on events that you may be interested in. You can elect not to receive such marketing material at any time by writing to:
Apart from entities that are involved in helping us to run our Site, we never give your information to any third parties. The entities that help us run our site are Combell, which provides hosting and design services to us, and Chargify, Braintree and PayPal who provides credit card payment processing services to us. In order to buy material from our Site you will have to comply with the terms of our payment partners, Chargify, Braintree and PayPal, and will need to review and agree to their Privacy Policy when you do so (see the Chargify security terms and conditions at: and the Braintree and the PayPal terms and conditions at: for further information). We, Chargify, Braintree and PayPal will share information with each other only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make for materials from our Site and to enable us to retrieve payments from Chargify, Braintree and PayPal. Combell provides the technology on which our Site runs and holds and maintains the databases in which data about our users is contained. They will only use data you provide to the extent necessary to enable us to operate the Site. We reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information (i) to comply with applicable laws and government requests, (ii) to be able to operate our systems properly or (iii) to protect ourselves or our users. Apart from the above, your information will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.