Privacy Policy

Effective Date: May 2022


Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (“we,” “our,” “Altrata”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the information we collect in connection with the Altrata offerings that are governed by this policy (“Privacy Policy”). Altrata offerings provide people intelligence and research services to our customers to help drive high-quality and profitable growth (the “Offerings”). This Privacy Policy governs our Offerings, as well as our websites and other online services, including those used to access our Offerings (“Online Platforms”; collectively with the Offerings, our “Services”).

The Services include the BoardEx, RelSci, Wealth-X, WealthEngine and Boardroom Insiders offerings. This Privacy Policy sets forth our policies and practices for handling the information we collect from or about you in order to provide our Services and when you use our Services.


The information we collect about you may vary based on the nature of our relationship with you. Our Offerings provide customers with people intelligence services, such as information our customers may find useful in pursuing a business relationship with you, including:

We also may also collect information about you when you use our Services, such as when you visit or use our websites or other Online Platforms, including:

We also receive some of the information described above from other sources, including from other users of our Services, marketing partners, entities that sell data, and third-party services and organizations. For example, if you access any social media or similar services through the Services to login or to share information about your experience on our Services with others, we may collect information from these third-party services. We may associate some of the personal information we automatically collect about you with information that we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.

We may aggregate or de-identify the information described above. Aggregated or de-identified data is not subject to this Privacy Policy.


We use and otherwise process each of the categories of information identified above for the following business purposes:

Purpose/Activity EEA lawful basis for processing, including basis of legitimate interest

To provide our Offerings

To provide our Services; to provide our customers with information they request; to allow for participation in interactive features of our Services; to manage accounts; and to manage our relationships with customers, including to provide information, products and services, and to notify you and our customers about changes to our terms or privacy policy.

To make suggestions and recommendations about things that are similar to those that you or our customers have enquired about or may otherwise be of interest to you or our customers, or to send promotional materials from us or by our affiliates and trusted business partners.

To improve our Services and to ensure that content is presented in the most relevant and effective manner; to administer our Services, including troubleshooting, data analytics, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; to keep our Services, business and users safe and secure; to comply with applicable laws and regulations; and to protect or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

Necessity for our legitimate interests (namely, to grow our business)

(a) Performance of a contract with you or our customers

(b) Necessity to comply with a legal obligation

(c) Necessity for our legitimate interests (for instance, to keep our records updated)


Necessity for our legitimate interests (to grow our business)

(a) Necessity for our legitimate interests (for running and protecting our business; for provision of administration and IT services; for network security and to prevent fraud; in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise; to study how people use our Services, to develop the Services, to keep our Services updated and relevant, to grow our business and to inform our communications strategy) (b) Necessity to comply with a legal obligation


Where legally required and we have no other valid legal basis to process your information, we will obtain consent (for example, to provide you with marketing information in accordance with applicable law), which may subsequently be withdrawn at any time by contacting us. Withdrawing consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before it is withdrawn.

Where we need to collect information by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services).


We are committed to maintaining your trust, and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share the information we collect.

If you access third-party services such as social media services through the Services, these third-party services may be able to collect information about you, including information about your activity on the Services, and they may notify your connections on the third-party services about your use of our Services, in accordance with their own privacy policies.

If you choose to engage in public activities on the Services, you should be aware that any information you share there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these areas. You should use caution in disclosing information while participating in these areas. We are not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these public areas.


When you use our Services, we and our third-party advertising partners including advertising networks and exchanges, Internet service providers, data analytics providers, operating systems and platforms, social networks, and entities that sell data, use cookies, pixel tags, local storage, and other similar technologies (collectively, “cookies”) to collect information from your browser or device. By using the Services, you consent to our use of cookies and similar technologies.

The following types of cookies are used on our Services:

You may be able to refuse or disable cookies by adjusting your web browser settings. Some browsers have options that allow the visitor to control whether the browser will accept cookies, reject cookies, or notify the visitor each time a cookie is sent. Because each web browser is different, please consult the instructions provided by your web browser (typically in the “help” section). Please note that you may need to take additional steps to refuse or disable Local Shared Objects and similar technologies. For example, Local Shared Objects can be controlled through the instructions on Adobe’s Setting Manager page. If you choose to refuse, disable, or delete these technologies, some of the functionality of the Services may no longer be available to you and any differences in service are related to the data. Deleting cookies may in some cases cancel the opt-out selection in your browser.

Some of our third-party partners are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies. To learn more, please click here or here. For additional information on how Google processes your information and what choices you may have, visit their site here. Due to differences between websites and mobile apps, you may need to take additional steps to opt out of interest-based advertising for mobile applications. Please check your device settings and mobile app permissions for additional information on how to opt out. You also may stop further data collection from a mobile application by removing it from your mobile device.

You also may be able to control our collection and use of your location information through your mobile device or app settings.

Do-Not-Track Signals and Similar Mechanisms. Some mobile and web browsers transmit "do-not-track" signals. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted, or whether they even are aware of them. We currently do not take action in response to these signals.


You may be entitled, in accordance with applicable law, to object to or request restriction of processing of your information, and to request access to, correction, deletion, and portability of your information or more information about our information practices. Requests should be submitted in writing as set out below. If you become aware of changes or inaccuracies in your information, you should inform us of such changes so that the information may be updated or corrected. Once we receive your request, we may verify it by requesting information sufficient to confirm your identity. You may be entitled, in accordance with applicable law, to submit a request through an authorized agent. If we receive your request from an authorized agent, we may ask for evidence that you have provided such agent with power of attorney or that the agent otherwise has valid written authority to submit requests to exercise rights on your behalf.

You can also update your email preferences at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included in the emails we send you.

We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights and choices, although some of the functionality and features available on the Service may change or no longer be available to you. Any difference in the Services are related to the value provided.

Depending on where you live, you may be able to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe our processing of your information is unlawful.


By using the Services and providing us with information, you understand and agree that we may transfer and store your information on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. Some of the entities (such as third-party vendors) to which we disclose information may be located outside of the EEA, including in countries that may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country. We take appropriate steps to ensure that such personnel and third-party vendors are bound to duties of confidentiality, and we implement measures such as standard

data protection contractual clauses to ensure that any transferred information remains protected and secure. A copy of these clauses can be obtained by contacting us at the address listed below.


We do not knowingly collect or sell any information from children, as defined by applicable law.


Information will be retained only for so long as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out above and consistent with our retention policies, in accordance with applicable laws. Because we are in the business of providing information and people intelligence services to our customers, we will retain data in our secure database until we find that it is no longer useful to our customers.

We maintain reasonable security measures to safeguard information from loss, theft interference, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We also maintain reasonable procedures to help ensure that such data is reliable for its intended use and is accurate, complete, and current. You should understand that no data storage system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure, accurate, complete, or current. Please note that information collected by third parties may not have the same security protections as information you submit to us, and we are not responsible for protecting the security of such information.


We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we update the Privacy Policy, we will revise the “Effective Date” date above and post the new Privacy Policy. We recommend that you review the Privacy Policy each time you visit the Services to stay informed of our privacy practices.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our practices, please contact us via

To exercise your rights as described in this Privacy Policy, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:

Altrata Chief Privacy Officer

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC8 Bouverie Street

London, EC4Y 8AX

United Kingdom



In the twelve months since this Privacy Policy took effect, we have sold the following categories of information to Commercial organisations for commercial purposes as detailed above . In addition to the interest-based advertising choices and browser settings described above in the Your Rights and Choices section, California residents may also opt-out of the sale of their information by clicking the “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” link or by contacting us as provided below.


We also comply with specific requirements stipulated by PIPL (“Personal Information Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China”) and other relevant Chinese rules and regulations. This section of the Privacy Policy applies only if you use our website or Services covered by the Privacy Policy in China, and supplements the information in this Privacy Policy.

Our Legal Basis for Processing the Personal Information

We will process your personal information in accordance with the principles of legality, legitimacy, necessity, and good faith. We will obtain your consent before processing your personal information. Especially, when we want to process your sensitive personal information, we will obtain your separate consent or your written consent according to laws and administrative regulations.

If we process your personal information beyond the content in this Privacy Policy, we will separately explain the purpose, method, and scope of such processing to you through page tips, interactive processes, website announcements, etc., and obtain your consent again.

When it comes to the following purposes of using your personal information, we will request your consent. You will always be free not to respond. You could easily withdraw the consent at any time.

Advertising & Marketing

You’re fully aware that we may process your personal information outside the need to obtain the authority and consent from you, under any of the following circumstances:

How We Share Your Information

We will not share your personal information with a third party unless we obtain your separate consent or in circumstances where your consent is not required according to laws and regulations.

We may share your name, job title, company, address, telephone number and email with event sponsors. Due to the event sponsors will differ from time to time, we will inform you of the name and contact information of the sponsors, purpose and method of processing and obtain your separate consent before sharing your personal information.

Where we need to transfer your personal information due to merger, division, dissolution or declaration of bankruptcy, etc., we will notify you of the name and contact information of the recipient, as well as urge the recipient to continue to process your personal information based on this Privacy Policy. Otherwise, we will request the recipient to obtain your consent again before processing.

Storage Location and International Transfers

Your personal information will be stored in the UK. Therefore, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (, who is running the information system , will receive your personal information (name, job title, company, address, telephone number and email).

We may also share your personal information with our corporate affiliates, for them to send you marketing materials.

We will take necessary measures required by laws including obtaining your separate consent, concluding standard contractual clauses with the overseas recipient to stipulate the rights and obligations between us, and will ensure that the foreign receiving party provides adequate protection for your personal information under applicable laws.

You could contact us or the overseas recipient to exercise personal information rights through the contact information listed in this Privacy Policy.

Your Additional Privacy Rights

Under the stipulations of PIPL, you have the following rights:

For security, we may verify your identity before handling your request. After verifying your identity, we will respond to your request in time, and give a reply and reasonable explanation within 15 days after verifying your identity, or inform you of the external ways to solve the dispute.

We will not be able to respond to your request under the following circumstances:

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy and the processing of your personal information, you can send your questions to or to the following address:

Altrata Chief Privacy Officer

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

8 Bouverie Street

London, EC4Y 8AX

United Kingdom

12/F, V-Point, 18 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Protecting Your Data

We endeavor to keep your personal data secure and takes appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorized use, disclosure or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that any transmission of data is without risk.

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those third parties that process personal data on our behalf) are required to keep such data confidential and not to use it for any purpose other than the performance of services we have requested.