Privacy Policy

Security Technology

TrendEconomy ( uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology in order to protect certain information that you submit. This type of technology protects you from having your information intercepted by anyone other than TrendEconomy while it is being transmitted to us. We work hard to ensure that our Web site is secure and that it meets industry standards.

User Data Storage

Your computer sends us your IP address when you use our websites and, depending on the type of use and your computer’s settings, we may store small text files (“cookies”) on your hard drive. We create these files to improve the function of our website for you. It is a sort of short-term memory on your browser.

We also create text files on our system that may contain the following information about you: The type and version of your browser, the operating system used, the URL of the website from which you came to ours, the name of your computer and the time (“log files”). The log files cannot be directly linked to specific individuals. We do not combine this data with cookies or IP addresses. However, we reserve the right to evaluate this data retroactively in individual cases where we have specific indications that such data is being used unlawfully. The log files help us to understand on what types of computer our websites have to function properly and at what times our websites are visited more (or less) frequently. With the information provided by these files, we can adjust our website structure, servers and database systems accordingly.

If you set up a user account with us, we create a customer account in our system. This includes the master data provided by you, your order details and, where necessary, your accounting details (“customer data”). We store and process this data, because we would otherwise not be able to perform the contract with you. Please note that we don’t store your credit card number data (if applicable).

About Cookies

TrendEconomy uses different types of cookies:

- Essential cookies. TrendEconomy may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

- Analytical Performance Cookies. Analytical performance cookies help us monitor the performance of the Web site and how users interact with it. These cookies provide us with information that allows us to improve our Web site and services.

- Functional Cookies. Functional cookies are used to remember your preferences on our Web site and to authenticate your identity. For example, TrendEconomy uses functional cookies to recognize and save your name and password on our Web site.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

TrendEconomy does not communicate or sell any information related to site visitors or clients to any third party, except to the extent necessary to provide our services or when explicitly given permission by the user to do so.

Withdrawal of Consent

You are not obligated to provide us with your data. Where you have given your consent to data storing/processing, you may withdraw it at any time with effect for the future. In order to conclude and perform contracts between you and us, the processing of your data in the scope described above is, however, necessary. If you withdraw your consent to data processing, this shall render performance on our part impossible, although this shall not release you from your obligation to perform.

Updates to This Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy and change the “last revised” date above. If we make any material changes, notice of the changes will be posted along with the revised Privacy Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding your privacy or security on our Web site, feel free to contact us at