Terms of use for Mintel.com and other publicly-available Mintel websites



These Terms of Use govern your access to and use of this website (the “Website”). The Website is owned and operated by Mintel Group Ltd., registered in England, no. 1475918, with the registered address of Mintel House, 4 Playhouse Yard, London EC4V 5EX (“Mintel,” “we,” or “us”).

If you use the Website on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, then the term “you” in the Terms of Use includes you and that entity, and you represent and warrant that you are a representative of such entity with authority to bind the entity to the Terms of Use and so agree to the Terms of Use on behalf of the entity.

Please carefully read the Terms of Use. By continuing to access and use the Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by the Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. If you disagree with the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, then you must not access or use the Website.

If you purchase syndicated or bespoke services from us, then a separate services agreement between you and us will document the terms and conditions for those services. The Terms of Use will neither change nor limit your rights and obligations under your services agreement with us.


We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply thereafter to all access to and use of the Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. It is your responsibility to refer to and comply with the Terms of Use each time that you access the Website.


We may withdraw or amend the Website, and any material provided on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We may update the content on the Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

If all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period, then we will not be liable. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to select persons, countries, or geographic regions.

You are responsible to ensure that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use the Website and that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of the Terms of Use and comply with them.


To access the Website or some of the resources that it offers, we may ask you to provide certain information. You represent that any information that you provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete. All information that you provide, including without limitation through the use of any interactive features on the Website, is governed by our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. You consent to all actions that we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.


The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof) are owned by Mintel, its licensors, or other sources of such material and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

The Terms of Use permit you to access and use the Website for your personal, lawful, non-commercial use only. You may not access or use any part of, or any material made available through, the Website for any commercial purpose or by means other than through the interface that is provided by us to access and use the Website. Except for the limited permissions granted above, you acknowledge that you must enter into a separate, written agreement with us in order to license any such material or other intellectual property of ours.

You are not permitted to reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, screen capture, download, store, or transmit any of the material on the Website, except as follows:

  • Your computer temporarily may store copies of such material in RAM incidental to you accessing and viewing the material.
  • You may store files that are automatically cached by your web browser for display enhancement purposes.
  • If we provide social media features with certain content, then you may take such actions as are enabled by such features.
  • You may print or download one copy of certain instruction guides, promotional collateral, and FAQ documents for your own personal, lawful, non-commercial use, and not for further reproduction, publication, or distribution.

If you print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use any part of the Website in breach of the Terms of Use, then your right to use the Website will cease immediately, and you promptly must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the material that you have made. No right, title, or interest in or to the Website or any material on the Website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by us. We may terminate or suspend your access to any part of the Website for any or no reason, including without limitation any violation of the Terms of Use, with or without notice. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by the Terms of Use is a breach of the Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.


The Mintel name and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of Mintel or its affiliates or licensors. You will not display or use such marks without our prior written permission. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on the Website are the trademarks of their respective owners. You should infer no affiliation, sponsorship, recommendation, or endorsement from the use of third party marks on the Website because such marks are used solely to designate certain products or services as belonging to their owners.


Except as otherwise permitted by the Terms of Use, you will not use the Website:

  • In any way that violates any applicable local, state, federal, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the United Kingdom or other countries).
  • To engage in any conduct that, as determined by us, may harm us or other users of the Website or expose us or them to liability.
  • In any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website or interfere with, restrict, or inhibit any other party’s use or enjoyment of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.

Additionally, you will not:

  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any part of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website.
  • Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.