This policy explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the Institute of New Economic Thinking website ("this website"), and how this information will be used.

Please note that although this website provides links to other websites, this policy only applies to the webpages hosted under The Institute's domain (i.e. pages with URLs containing

Personal Information

On some parts of this site, you may be asked to provide some limited personal information in order to enable the provision of certain services e.g. newsletter subscription, enquiries, etc. The Institute of New Economic Thinking may store this information manually or electronically. By supplying this information you are consenting to The Institute of New Economic Thinking holding and using it for the purposes for which it was provided. Information provided will be kept only for as long as is necessary to fulfil that purpose. Personal information will not be sold to third parties, or provided to direct marketing companies. Personal information collected and/or processed by The Institute of New Economic Thinking is held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.


A website cookie is a piece of text that a web server can store on a user's system for later retrieval. For example, a web site might generate a unique ID number for each visitor and store the ID number on each user's machine using a cookie file.

Your web browser will have options to show you all the cookies stored and will allow you to delete some/all of them as you wish.

Cookies may be

  • fundamentally necessary for the delivery of the web service you are using, e.g. enable tracking of items in an online shopping basket or to enable session tracking for a service that you log in to,
  • may be necessary to benefit from the full functionality of the service, but not essential for some level of service,
  • may be for the benefit of the service provider or to allow the service provider to better understand its users and hence provide a better service, e.g. analytical tools so a site can produce statistics on the types of users it has or the sections of its site that are most popular
  • but could equally be for a wide range of other purposes.

This website uses cookies from the following sources:

Name Set By Description
Our Content Management System Used site-wide to help determine user authentication and to store your Cookie preferences. These are required cookies.
Google Analytics Used site-wide to help us tracking visitor usage. This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate use of those services and compile a report for us.
Various youTube Very occasionally, embedded video in our site is provided by youTube.
Please note opting out of cookies will prevent you from watching youTube videos on this site.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy we will post those changes to this privacy statement. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently.