Terms and Conditions

We have put together these Terms and Conditions to make sure you understand what is involved once you have become a member of The Counsel community.

Membership Conditions

The Counsel Membership

To become a member of The Counsel you must complete and submit the registration survey by clicking on "Sign up" on the website homepage.

By registering to join The Counsel you confirm that you have read and accept the following Terms and Conditions. The Counsel is free to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, and the most up-to-date version can be viewed at any time on the site



The Counsel is a UNiDAYS service and is hosted by QuMind (a trading name of MindMover Ltd), an independent market research agency based in London, U.K. Please click here to find out more information about QuMind.

UNiDAYS and QuMind ensure that the personal details you provide on the registration survey (including your name and email address and other personal details) are held in a secure database with limited access rights.

Any information you provide, either on the registration survey or in subsequent surveys, will be treated as confidential and used as set out in the Privacy Policy.


Data Protection

We aim to be transparent and clear at all times and keep your information safe. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information about how your personal data will be used. By using The Counsel community, you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate and up- to-date.



Cookies are used for validation and to prevent bothersome repeat surveying. Please see below and QuMind's Cookie Policy for full details. You can configure your browser to notify you when cookies are being placed on your computer. You can also delete cookies by adjusting your browser settings.

The Counsel mostly uses session cookies that expire as soon as you close your Internet Browser. We only use persistent cookies to maintain the state of your questionnaire should you browse away from a survey and wish to continue where you left off. This cookie is in no way used for tracking or holding personal information and will be deleted at the end of the questionnaire or 1 day after the start of the questionnaire. We also use a cookie to keep you logged on to The Counsel website, to save you having to log in over and over again.


Laws and Guidelines

UNiDAYS and QuMind comply with Data Protection law. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.


Contact from The Counsel

You will receive regular questionnaires and forum invitations as a member of The Counsel community, however you will never be contacted more than 5 times a month.

Your participation on all questionnaires is voluntary and as such you may end your participation at any time.

You can unsubscribe from The Counsel at any time by visiting the website at and following the instructions.

As a member of The Counsel community you may request help from QuMind with technical or research related queries. QuMind will only address such queries where a member has specifically requested help. QuMind may ask UNiDAYS or its service provider to reply to you on their behalf.


Conduct of Members

Registered members must agree to take sole responsibility for their conduct when using The Counsel website and we will not tolerate:

  • communication of material that is offensive, sexually explicit, immoral, dishonest, infringes on any third party rights or of an illegal nature. We reserve the right to remove any posts that do not comply with the conduct expected of Members in their usage of The Counsel.
  • transmission in any form of a programme or file which is capable of interrupting, destroying, or limiting the capabilities of the website, server, connected networks or other users' computers.
  • transmission of content for commercial reasons, including any advertising or promotional materials.
  • attempts to register more than one account per person.