2. What personal information we will collect
3. How we will use your personal data
4. Access to, review and rectification of your personal data
5. Protection and retention of your personal data
policy applies to the UnItrade app (“Application”) and all related websites, applications,
services and tools where reference is made to the policy (“Services”), regardless of how you
access the Services. In formal terms, UnItrade App Limited (“UnItrade”, “we” or “us”), 15
Cephas Street, London, United Kingdom, E1 4JD, registered in England and Wales with
number 09947753 is the data controller of your personal information.
Scope and consent: By using the UnItrade mobile application related Services, you give
explicit consent to UnItrade for the collection, use, disclosure and retention of your personal
2. What personal information do we collect
You cannot use our Mobile Application without registering for an account. Users must also
be currently attending a University (“an institute of higher education”), as they can only
register with a valid university email address. You can however visit our Website without
registering for an account. When you decide to provide us with your personal information,
you agree that such information is sent to and stored on our servers. We collect the
following types of information:
Information we collect automatically: When you use our App or visit our website, we
automatically collect the information sent to us by your iPhone or computer. This
information includes, but is not limited to:
Information from your interaction with our App and website, including but not
limited to, device ID, device type, geolocation information, computer and
connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the UnItrade
iOS Application, referring URL, IP address and standard app log information; and
Information we collect through cookies, web beacons and similar technologies
Information you provide to us: We collect and store any information you enter on our
Application or that you provide to us when you use our Services. This information includes,
Information that you provide to us when you register for an account or for the
Services that you use including for example, your name, university, university email,
University ID, address, telephone number or profile picture.
Additional information that you provide to us through third party sites:
Information about your location and the location of your devices location, including
your device’s unique identifier information if you have enabled this service on your
Information from other sources: We may receive or collect additional information
about you from your social media accounts and add this to our account information.
This information includes, but is not limited to: demographic data, navigation data,
additional contact data and additional data about you from other sources, such as
public authorities, to the extent permitted by law.
3. How we use your personal information
You agree that we may use your personal information (see above) for the following
To provide you access to our Services and UnItrade Support Team by means of e-
To prevent, detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities/items
To personalise, measure and improve our Services and content;
To contact you, by e-mail, push notification, text message (SMS) or by telephone, to
To provide you with other services that you have requested, as described when we
inquire about our Services; and
collected your information.
Sharing information with and registration on social media sites: We may offer sign-on
Services that enable you to access the Website or related websites with your login
credentials. We can also offer Services that enable you to share information to with 3rd party
social media websites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
If you allow us to access your personal information stored on 3rd party websites, the scope of
access to this personal information shall vary per website and will be determined by both
your own browser settings and your consent. If you wish to connect your third party account
to your Unitrade account and you consent to us accessing the information in these third
party accounts, you agree that we can collect, use and store information from this third
party website in accordance with this Private Policy.
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes
without your explicit consent. We may share your personal information with:
Companies that acquire us;
An intellectual property owner if the owner of an intellectual property right or an
intermediary in good faith believes that an advertisement violates the rights of the
owner. Before personal information is provided, the IP owner will enter into an
agreement that, inter alia, stipulates that information is only provided on strict
condition that it may only be used in the context of legal proceedings and/or
obtaining legal advice and/or to answer questions from the relevant advertiser.
Without limitation to the foregoing, we shall moreover – in our efforts to respect your
privacy and to keep the app and website free of malicious persons or parties – not disclose
your personal information to third parties without a court order or formal request from the
government in accordance with applicable law, unless we believe in good faith that such
disclosure (i) is necessary for the purpose of, or in connection with, any legal proceedings
(including prospective legal proceedings), for the purpose of obtaining legal advice or is
necessary for the purposes of establishing, exercising or defending legal rights, (ii) is
necessary for the prevention or detection of crime, the capture or prosecution of offenders,
or the assessment or collection of tax duty, (iii) is requested by a body that performs public
regulatory functions, or (iv) is otherwise authorised under the Data Protection Act 1998.
Information your share on UnItrade: Our App allows our users to share advertisements and
other information with other users, thereby making this shared information accessible to
other users. Since our App allows you to directly contact a buyer or seller, we recommend
that you consider how your share your personal information with others. You are solely
responsible for the personal information you share through our App and therefore we
cannot guarantee the privacy or security of the information shared by you with others.
You agree that we may use the information collected by us to send you notifications about
key updates, bug fixes and new features.
We will not sell, rent or give away your personal information to 3rd parties for their
marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with
information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalise our
services and functionalities.
When you no longer wish to receive information regarding our updates, you can, where
applicable, change your preferences in your UnItrade account or follow the unsubscribe link
at the bottom of the notification email you received.
5. Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information
We cannot modify your personal information or account information. You can modify your
own information in the ‘my profile’ section in the UnItrade app. Users however will not be
able to change their university or university email address unless they send us a copy of their
enrolment letter/email into their new University (“institute of higher education”). When you
post an ad, you will not be able to edit your ad. If you want to close your account (where
applicable) with us, please send us a request here. We will process your request within a
reasonable period of time and process your personal information in accordance with
applicable law. If you have any questions about this, please contact us with the subject line
UnItrade App Limited
6. Protection and Retention of your personal information
We will protect your information by using technical and administrative security measures
(e.g. firewalls, data encryption and physical and administrative access controls to the data
and servers) that limit the risk of loss, abuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, and alteration.
Nevertheless, if you believe your account has been abused, please contact us directly
through the app or on our website.
We retain personal information no longer than is legally permissible and delete personal
information when it is no longer necessary for the purposes as described above.
Abuse and unsolicited commercial communications (“spam”): We do not tolerate abuse of
our App. You do not have permission to add other UnItrade users to your mailing list (e-mail
or postal) for commercial purposes, even if the user has purchased a Good, Service,
Swapped something with you or even if you have fulfilled their Request, unless the user has
given explicit consent. If you notice that someone is abusing our App (spam, spoof emails,
fake accounts). Please notify us.
It is not allowed to use our member to member communication resources to send spam or
messages and emails automatically (before they are sent) and check for spam, viruses,
phishing and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content. We do not permanently
store messages sent through these resources.
applies only to the use and transfer of information we collect from you. UnItrade has no
control over the privacy policies of third parties that may apply to you. When we work with
third parties or use third parties tools to provide certain services, we will explicitly indicate
you disclose your personal information to others.
The following Items and Services are banned from being listed/posted on UnItrade:
Tobacco (also tobacco related items, collectables are accepted)
Drugs (including but not limited to illegal and prescribed drugs)
Items that “promote or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual or religious
intolerance, or promote organisations with such views”)
Bootleg Recording (unofficial recording not released by artist)
Firearms & Ammunition (Including parts that could be used to assemble firearms)
Police & Emergency service vehicle warning Equipment
Used or soiled underwear
Forged, Illegal, stolen or confidential documents (including but not limited to
passports, drivers licence, birth certificate, school documents)
Real human body parts, organs or remains
Certain copy written works or trademarked items
Lottery tickets, sweepstake tickets or any other gambling items
Military hardware e.g. weapons or explosives with the exception of demilitarised
Enriched uranium, plutonium or other fissile materials
All types of sexual orientated material e.g. adult and child porn, materials deemed
obscene e.g. but not limited to bestiality, necrophilia, rape, coprophilia and incest,
sex toys, Services including any sexual activity, links to sites that contain prohibited
items, any digital adult products.
Knives (excluding some cutlery as set)
Fortune-telling & witchcraft-related services
Souls, ghosts and other “items whose existence cannot be verified” are prohibited.
This excludes religious materials like books.
If you have any questions about the UnItrade App and websites, you can directly contact
a member of our team.