Privacy Policy

EPW Research Foundation (EPWRF) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its website. EPW Research Foundation supports enhanced protection for all consumers electronic and internet privacy. In general EPW Research Foundation treats your contact information as private and confidential. We will not give, sell, rent, exchange or otherwise share subscriber’s information with anyone else without prior consent except when compelled by law or judicial order.

Website Policy

EPWRF servers may record the IP address of the computer the subscribers are using; the browser software they use and their operating system; the date and time they access our site; and the internet address of the website from which they are linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to different sections of the site, to diagnose and correct system errors, and to improve the site. We do not connect this information to subscriber name or identity, and we periodically delete this information from the server. Information that is not provided with the express intent of membership is not saved and will not be captured for use in other communications. This includes any email address supplied in forwarding news articles or encouraging others to participate in online activism. See below for details on how we treat information provided in membership contexts. We do not use cookies on this site.

Mailing List Policies

EPWRF will communicate the data set updates and any other information related to online database through an e-newsletter. Registered users and subscribers’ information is used strictly to manage the e-newsletter, and will be exclusively used for the purpose of sending email from EPWRF. The subscriber will not be contacted in any other way, nor will their information be provided to a third-party. We do not sell, rent or share our mailing list.

Compelled Disclosure

If we are required by law to disclose any information that subscribers have provided to us, we will attempt to give them due notice (unless we are prohibited) that a request for the subscribers information has been made, in order to give the subscriber an opportunity to object. We will attempt to provide this notice by email, if subscriber has given us an email address, or by postal mail if they have entered a postal address. If the subscribers do not challenge the disclosure request within 24 hours of receiving the email or within 48 hours of receiving the postal mail, we may be legally required to turn over your information.

Delivery/Access Policy

Access to is either by username and password for individual subscribers and by IP Authentication for institutional subscribers. The online access to EPWRF India Time Series is governed by our ‘Terms of Access and Disclaimers’.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

In general, once subscribed to our paid web services, the annual subscription amount paid is non-refundable. However, under extraordinary circumstances, for instance, extra debit, etc. refund will be made at the discretion of EPW Research Foundation. Registration can be cancelled by sending an e-mail to or by writing to our postal address.