Your Privacy

Sounds Like Me (we/us/our) are committed to protecting and respecting your personal data and your privacy. We recognise that your personal data is your property and that you have provided it to us for specific purposes.

Unless otherwise required by law, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) guidance or best practice, or in order to perform our contract with you, we will only process your personal data in the way we tell you or in the way you ask us to, and we will give it back to you at any time

Privacy Policy


Last revised: 27th June 2019
This Policy
  • This policy explains how any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us or any processor on our behalf.
  • This policy applies to our contract with you. You are therefore advised to read it carefully. Terms used within it shall have the meaning(s) given in the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act) and/or the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation), as applicable
  • By visiting our website located at (our Website), or by registering for an account with us, you accept and consent to the practices described in this policy.
  • Any changes we make to this policy will be posted on this page. You are advised to check back frequently as any changes will be binding on you when you continue to use the Website after the date of the relevant change.
  • For more information relating to your rights under this policy, please see section 10.
  • If you have any queries relating to this policy, please contact us at [email protected]
  • Who we are
  • We are Sounds Like Me. We operate the Website and we are the data controller!for the purposes of the Act and the Regulation.
  • Your data will be held by us on secure servers located in the Republic of Ireland, but will be processed by staff who work in the UK
  • Your consent

    By registering for Account and/or otherwise using the Website, you expressly consent to:

  • provide us with the personal data necessary to allow you to use the Website and make sit our personality profiling test.
  • the processing of your personal data by us, or those specifically listed third parties, in accordance with this policy; and
  • the transfer of your personal data to those third parties listed in this policy, for the reasons specified.
  • You may withdraw your consent under 3.1 at any time. However, where the withdrawal of your consent prevents us from verifying your identity or otherwise monitoring who you are, you will be unable to use your Account and make Investments through our Website OR! You may exercise your rights under 3.1 at any time, which includes withdrawing your consent to our processing of your personal data. However, where this withdrawal prevents us from performing our contract with you, we may not be able to provide our goods and services to you.
  • What we collect

    We may collect all or some of the following categories of data from you:

  • Full name
  • Address (including postcode)
  • Date of birth
  • Email address
  • Nationality
  • Bank account or credit card details
  • IP addresses
  • Passport (including passport number)
  • Driving licence (including driving licence number
  • In addition to the above, we will also provide you with your Account Details, which includes your username which is either created by, or assigned to, you. The Account Details should be remembered by you, but will be stored by us in case you forget them.
  • How we collect your data

    The data listed in section 4 is collected in the following ways:

  • technical information! – your IP address (used by your computer or device to connect to the internet), and any internet browser type and version details; and
  • visit-specific information!– your URLs you viewed or searched for, your clickstream through the Website.
  • Cookies
  • Our Website will use the cookies listed in section 6.2 (alpha-numeric text files placed on your computer) to:
  • distinguish you from other users;
  • optimise your browsing experience;
  • make necessary improvements to our Website;
  • recognise and count the number of visitors to our Website and see how they move around the Website during use;
  • recognise you when you return to our Website; and
  • record your visit to our website, including any links you may follow. !
  • The following cookies are set to our Website for the listed purposes:
  • _elgoog_session: Enhances user experience by remembering session history.
  • vueauth_access_token: Records users authentication session
  • What we do with your data
  • Our Website additionally uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, LLC (Google). Google Analytics uses analytical, performance or targeting cookies to help analyse how you use the Website and compile reports on your activity for us.
  • Any information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to, and stored by, Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on your activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this your ability to use the Website may be restricted. By using the Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting appropriate settings on your browser. However, if you do so, your ability to use the Website may be restricted. !
  • Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after your session.
  • Security
  • We have put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction consistent with applicable Data Protection Laws.
  • Each member of staff has unique log-in details and authentication software requires these to access the systems. Staff have access to personal data only for the purposes of performing their roles.
  • We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
  • Your rights
  • In relation to all of your personal data, you have the following rights to ask us (in addition to any rights you may have under the Act or the Regulation):
  • not to process your personal data for marketing purposes;
  • to clarify what data we hold about you, how it was obtained, to whom it has been disclosed and for how long it will be stored;
  • to amend any inaccurate data we hold about you;
  • to delete any of your data (where you no longer think we need to hold it or you think we have obtained it or processed it without your consent at any time); and
  • to only process your personal data in limited circumstances or for limited purposes.
  • If you wish to exercise any of your rights at any time, please contact us on the details contained at the beginning of this policy in the first instance. We will require you to verify your identity to us before we provide any personal data, and reserve the right to ask you to specify the types of personal data to which your request relates.
  • Where you wish to exercise any of your rights, they may be subject to payment of a nominal administration fee (to cover our costs incurred in processing your request) and any clarification we may reasonably require in relation to your request. Such fees may be charged where we consider (acting reasonably) that your request is excessive, unfounded or repetitive.
  • Any data provided to you in accordance with your rights will be in a structured and machine-readable form.