Information about us
is a site operated by The Pool (UK) Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09070050 and have our registered office at 8-9 Frith Street, London, W1D 3JB. Our VAT number is 198462557.
Welcome to The Pool. We are a multi-channel destination for women looking for enriching and appropriate content from morning to night. Visitors to the site can browse articles, watch videos, listen to playlists and share content from expert contributors. We want to ensure our visitors never miss a thing, inviting you to sign up to daily emails, follow us on social media and take advantage of our scrapbook functionality to save your favourite stories, recipes and ideas.
Changes to these terms
Changes to our site
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Accessing our site
Your account and password
If you decide to sign up to The Pool, you agree to provide only accurate and current information. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at .
You can access your account via the My account page .
No reliance on information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Content on The Pool refers to the written word, videos, podcasts, playlists and interactive services. As a visitor of this site, you must not copy, distribute or resell any content from the site. You may share the content on social media, print, screengrab or email for non-commercial purposes only.
Content standards and reliance
The Pool will not use offensive and defamatory language or images. We will not knowingly violate legal rights, or promote pornographic or potentially discriminatory content. We won’t deceive users and will only ever provide information or comment that is to the best of our knowledge appropriate, honest and correct.
Communication between The Pool and our visitors
The Pool reserves the right to send electronic mail to those who have expressed an interest in receiving further updates from The Pool by signing up to receive email communications in the form of a daily email and other weekend emails. You have the right to opt out at any time via email. You are also able to manage subscriptions settings on your profile page accessible from the header.
UPDATE: 26 AUGUST 2015
"The Pool Updates" will keep you in the loop with events, news and selected partnership electronic mail from selected brands. If you do not want to receive these emails, please update your settings in My Profile.
You will see carefully curated advertising from third parties on The Pool in the form of images and text. Advertising brand partners have been carefully selected by the team at The Pool with the intention of being relevant and appropriate to The Pool’s content and audience. Although we will never set out to shock or offend our audience, we do not accept responsibility for the imagery or copy created by the brand and used within these ads.
Some content on The Pool has been sponsored by third-party brands. These articles have been clearly identified. Content brand partnerships have been carefully selected by the team at The Pool with the intention of being relevant and appropriate to The Pool’s content and audience. We won’t deceive users and will only ever provide information or comment that is, to the best of our knowledge, honest and correct.
Linking to our site
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please email
Third-party links and resources in our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and we do not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by including the links.
Video and audio on demand
Audio is available on The Pool, hosted by Soundcloud. Content is posted in accordance with Soundcloud’s Terms and Conditions.
Video will be available on demand on The Pool, hosted by YouTube. Content is posted in accordance with YouTube’s Terms and Conditions.
To the best of our knowledge, we will not infringe copyright or any other intellectual property rights. If you have any concerns regarding copyright, please email .
You are authorised to share content you discover on The Pool via third-party social media sites including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, Google plus, LinkedIn.
Limitation of our liability
· use of, or inability to use, our site;
· or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
· loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
· business interruption;
· loss of anticipated savings;
· loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation;
· or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Content on The Pool will never knowingly infringe any copyright or licensing agreements with third parties. Any content commissioned for The Pool has been done so in good faith, with explicit usage rights agreed upfront.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Any complaints will be treated with the utmost care and attention, please email any complaints to and use the subject line: Complaint.
For any other queries, please email @thepoolltd.com with as much detail as possible.
Thank you for visiting our site.