Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Company details
EPG is an economic and strategy consulting firm based in London. We offer economic and regulatory policy advice, social investment impact analysis, litigation support and business management expertise to corporations, governments and the third sector around the world. More information can be found at www.economicpolicygroup.com.
 
© 2012 EPG Economic and Strategy Consulting. All rights reserved.
 
Privacy policy
EPG holds information about actual and potential clients, collaborators and other people with whom we do business.  This information includes contact and marketing details and will usually have been collected from you during the course of your relationship with EPG or if you register to receive the Newsletter on our website.  Some of the information may also have been collected from publicly available sources and third parties. Unless you request otherwise, we may use the information that we collect for the purposes of normal business administration and to send you marketing materials. You may possibly be included in photographs and videos taken at our events that you may be invited to, and choose to attend. These images may be published in our reports and website of EPG or a third party, but shall never be sold. We will not sell your information to any third party organisation or share your information with any third party organisation except those acting on behalf and under the control of or in a capacity as agents for EPG.
 
Email
From time to time, we may send electronic copies of bulletins and other material to some of our contacts.  The e-mail software that we use to send this material allows us to collect information about which contacts have received and opened our HTML e-mails. It does so by tracking when images and links contained in each email are retrieved and clicked on respectively. We collect this information to monitor and improve the effectiveness of the material we send by email. You are able to block the collection of this information by adjusting your e-mail software’s privacy settings to prevent the automatic downloading of images (although if you do, some or all of an email’s content may be unavailable unless you manually select to download images in that email) and by choosing not to click on the links. You can update your preferences or unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the relevant links at the bottom of each of our emails.
 
Typically, you will receive only one newsletter email per month. You can update your preferences or unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the relevant links at the bottom of each of our emails
 
Website usage information

When you visit this website a small text file known as a cookie may be downloaded to your computer. This allows us to provide a better service by directing you to your preferred country and language settings on subsequent visits.  You can adjust how your computer deals with cookies via your internet browser. The web server may also collect the user’s IP address. We use this information to: 

  • work out how many times the Website has been visited;
  • identify where users of our website come from;
  • track which parts of the Website have been visited so we can improve the content and layout.

In most cases, we collect this website usage information in a way which does not identify you and we do not attempt to link this information with the information that we collect about our contacts referred to above. However, if you arrive at our website by clicking a link in an e-mail we send, our software provider may link website usage information to your email address as described in the Email section above.

We do not collect information such as age, gender, interests, bank details. The collected data gives an overview of how people are accessing and using the EPG website and to limit the purpose and minimise the communication from our side.

 
Rights
We will use and store any personal data we collect in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The data controller for the purposes of the Act is EPG. Under the Act, you may make a ‘subject access request’ to find out if we hold any personal data about you (and obtain a copy of such data if we do) and opt out of your personal data being used for direct marketing purposes. Please contact us using the details below to exercise these rights. You have the right to access your information, you can do this by contacting us at contact@economicpolicygroup.com. We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you. To comply with your request, we may ask you to verify your identity.
 
Terms of use
EPG owns the copyright in the content of this website.  You may download and print content from the website, for your own internal business purposes and/or personal use. You must not copy, reproduce or use content from this website for any other reason. You must not change or redistribute the content of this website without the express written permission of EPG. Any personal data we collect will be stored for a minimum of 24 months, you have the right to remove your data from our records at any point, please contact us at contact@economicpolicygroup.com if you no longer wish to be contacted or be a part of an EPG marketing database.
 
Your Information
 
We will keep your information secure by taking appropriate technical and organisational measures against its unauthorised or unlawful processing and against its accidental loss, destruction or damage. Unfortunately, the internet is not always secure, therefore, although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data which is transmitted to our website or other products and services via an internet or similar connection and any transmission will be at your own risk. Personal data in the European Union is protected by General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws but other countries do not necessarily protect your personal data in the same way. Our website and some of our products or services or parts of them may be hosted in the United States and this means that we may transfer any information which is submitted by you through the website, product or service outside the European Economic Area (which means all the EU countries plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) (“EEA”) to the United States. When you send an email to us, this will also be stored on our email servers which are hosted in the United States. We have taken steps to ensure that our hosting provider uses the necessary level of protection for your information but if you do not want your information to be transferred outside the EEA you should not use our website, product or service or contact us via email.
 
 
Contacting us
If you have any questions about how we use your data, wish to notify us of a change in your contact or other details or wish to request a change to the processing of your data, please contact us at If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you are welcome to contact us at contact@economicpolicygroup.com so we can update it and keep your data accurate