Privacy Policy

Who we are

Hatched Limited trading as Hatched Analytics. Hatched Limited is an Irish private limited company (company registration number 574066) with its registered address at 60 The Avenue, Woodpark, Ballinteer, Dublin 16, Ireland. The directors of Hatched Limited are Donal Byrne and Charmaine Kenny.

Our website address is

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. All uploaded files are usually publicly accessible.

Contact forms

If you submit a website request inquiry, we would have access to the information that you have shared on the website. This would mainly be your name, email, organisation, tickers requested, enquiry, ReCaptcha and your IP address. Your information might be used for a certain period of time and for our own marketing purposes. Only the information that you decided to share would be visible to us and you are free to leave out any information or sections that you want to. If you wish to opt-out of the marketing emails or delete your contact details in our system, kindly email us and we will remove you from the distribution.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies and non-cookie technologies, embed additional third-party tracking, collect visitor IP addresses and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We have third parties (such as NextRoll) that may place cookies on the browser used by the visitor in order to:

  1. Serve targeted advertising and for measurement and analytics purposes;
  2. Store and/or access information on a device;
  3. Create a personalized content profile;
  4. Select personalised content;
  5. Personalized ads, ad measurement and audience insights;
  6. Product development. For some of the purposes above, our advertising partners;
  7. Use precise geolocation data. Some of our partners rely on their legitimate business interests to process personal data.

Your changes on this site will be applied across the internet on any digital property you visit using NextRoll’s technology. If you select “Decline All”, you will still be able to view content on this site and you will still receive advertising, but the advertising will not be tailored for you. You may change your setting whenever you see

Collection of Data

Our site uses technologies of third-party partners (such as NextRoll) to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site(s) so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the (products and/or services) that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, (NextRoll/advertising partners) collect information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s).

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We keep contact form entries for six months, analytics records for two years, and customer purchase records for ten years.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Your changes on this site will be applied across the internet on any digital property you visit using NextRoll’s technology. If you select “Decline All”, you will still be able to view content on this site and you will still receive advertising, but the advertising will not be tailored for you. You may change your setting whenever you see.

How can you control your collection of data

Our third-party, NextRoll, Inc. (“NextRoll”) and advertising partners may use cookies and similar technologies on this site and around the web to collect and use personal data (e.g., your IP address). If you consent, the cookies, device identifiers, or other information can be stored or accessed on your device for the purposes described below. You can click “Allow All” or “Decline All” or click Settings above to customize your consent.

You have full authority to decline to have personal data collected via these third-party tracking technologies by navigating to the settings feature in their browser and declining all third party cookies or declining third party cookies from specific sites, or, for mobile, limiting ad tracking or resetting the advertiser identifier via the privacy settings on their mobile device.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Website visitors from Europe (GDPR)

For visitors from European Territories (European Territories includes the European Economic Area, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom), the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) might apply to you or your business. In addition to using a “consent mechanism” to obtain consent to collect personal data via the pixel, we also use the NextRoll’s Cookie Consent banner, which is automatically implemented through our pixel code via Google Tag Manager. The banner is available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish (based on the visitors’ browser language). It covers cookies directly related to NextRoll’s services and complies with the European law.