Your privacy on the internet is of utmost importance to the Economic Policy Forum (EPF), its employees and associates. This privacy statement describes EPF’s policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the EPF website, that is, all pages within the www.economic-policy-forum.org domain name.
For statistical purposes and to improve our service, this website uses technology provided by the company Piwik, which evaluates and then deletes data. No other use is made of the data, and the data are not passed on to third parties.
Web analytics opt-out feature (using an iFrame)
Below, visitors can “opt-out” being tracked by the Piwik server. By default, all of the website visitors are tracked, but if you opt-out by clicking on the iframe link, a cookie ‘piwik_ignore’ will be set. All visitors with a piwik_ignore cookie will not be tracked.
Every time you visit a page on the EPF website and every time you download a file, information about the activity is processed and stored in a temporary protocol file. Before it is stored, each data set is rendered anonymous by altering the IP address.
The following information is stored for each page you view and each file you download:
- Technical details of the browser used
- Anonymous IP address
- Date and time
- Page opened/name of the file downloaded
- Quantity of data transferred
- Notification of whether viewing or download was successful.
If you subscribe to a newsletter, request information, write a comment or join any other type of electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address, or institutional affiliation. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in EPF’s secure database. It is only used to contact you in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters to you as per your request.
Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser cache when you visit a web page. They are only used for the duration of a session to identify you when you log in, to select the correct menu language and to ensure that the browsing session runs smoothly. You can, if you wish, deactivate cookies within your browser. This could, however, impact on performance.
You can opt out of the newsletter with the link provided in each issue. For assistance please contact email@example.com.
All our employees who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.